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2021, 21 challenges...

A new year is a new page… and the year 2021 will probably be as bizarre and unpleasant as 2020… well anyway a large part of it, and if not worse…

So, just to keep morale up, while staying at home… you need projects…

And since we’re here, running projects, right?

So here are my 21 ideas for running (or sporting) challenges for 2021…

… which happens to be the year of my 50th birthday as well… 

So there will be 21s, and 50s on the list…

Listed here without any order of preference, feasibility, genre, or other… just randomly listed… And we’ll see what happens…and if the health keep being good, and circumstances not too… hazardous…

List and status on April 5th :

  1. Run 20×21.1km (half-marathon) : you can join this urbirun20×21challenge on the dedicated facebook group, if you feel like challenging yourself and get motivation – status : 13
  2. Run 2’021m of positive elevation on a trail run – status : 0
  3. Run 50×21.1km (half-marathon) - status : 13
  4. Run in 21 different swiss cantons (like US states) (there is 26 cantons in Switzerland) - status : 4 VS/VD/FR/SO
  5. Run a 50km run, fo my 50th birthday - status : done, on the day of my birthday, in 5h10.
  6. Run across Switzerland, in 12 stages (about 370km and 13’000m positive elevation) – learn more about this project here - status : working on the route
  7. Climb 2021 steps (during the same run/hike) ( I nedd to figure out where, because I don’t want to run up/down 10 stepd 202 times…) - status : 0
  8. Bike for 2021km - status : 576km – 5196m elevation
  9. Run a marathon on my own (learn the real true authentic truth about the 1st marathon in History here, maybe) - status : done, included in the 50k run of challenge 5, but I’d like to run a marathon anyway.
  10. Run a total of 2021km during the year - status : 827
  11. Run a total of 3000km during the year - status : 827
  12. Run 5km in 20’21 - status : 0
  13. Run a 21 days run streak - status : 0
  14. Trail run from my home to my parent’s, across the mountains (about 40km and 2100m+ elevation) - status : 0
  15. Do a 50 days outdoor activity streak - status : 12
  16. Run 50 stadium loops, that is 20km turning around like a hamster - status : 0
  17. Do 2021 push-ups - status : 385
  18. Do 2021 abs – status : 100
  19. Bike 2021m of positive elevation during one bike ride - status : 0
  20. …listen to my imagination… - status : 0
  21. Complete at least 11 of these 21 challenges - status : 1/21

Let’s run now… What challenge are you sure I will realize?…


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