Challenges

Join our virtual challenges to keep you motivated and on track all year long with the support of active and adventurous minded people just like you!

These challenges will be hosted on private L2S facebook pages to track activity and for added accountability where you can connect with other members to motivate and support each other.

Challenges last 30 days and most cost just $10 (free to L2S members). They include workouts, recipes, articles and training tips and group support and camaraderie

October 2021
Elevation challenge: 

Stay active this October with an unique VIRTUAL fitness challenge. Wherever you are in the world, join us to run, walk, hike or bike and try to accumulate the most elevation over 31 days.
This is a unique challenge designed to keep you motivated, active and connected through October. Track your elevation gain over the month: walking, running, hiking and biking all count towards your goal!
How does it work?
– Join our private Strava group to stay accountable and motivated. This is where you will track or load in your workouts to see how you stand.
– Join our private Facebook group where you can post screenshots of your workouts and cheer on other challenge goers. This is also where we will share resources and details for mini challenges (see below).
– We will post a weekly hill or stair workout to give you some inspiration plus a few treadmill and stairmaster workouts for days you cannot make it outdoors AND a tool to convert mileage/grade to elevation gain.
 
Mini challenges!
– Shoot to accumulate 31k of elevation over the month!
– Join “Hell week” from October 19th-25th where we challenge you to run, walk, hike or bike over 1000 feet of elevation each day!
– Finish strong on Hill-o-ween! Wear a costume on the final day, October 31st and share a screenshot. The person with the most creative costume + impressive method of elevation gain that day wins a special prize!
– Colorado locals: join our live group hill workouts!
 
——>  Learn more and officially register HERE.

November 2021: 10,000 steps a day challenge!

Rack up 10,000 steps every day of November! Run, walk, hike or stair climbing all counts towards the goal. This challenge includes a private group where you can track your steps/mileage for added accountability and cheer on other group members.  We will also be posting regular workouts and mini challenges to keep you on track and motivated during the dark, cold days.  Learn more, sign up now HERE. 

December 2021:
“Do something Active every day!”

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Join this social virtual challenge where we will motivate and encourage each other to stay active during the darkest days of the busy holiday season!  Anything goes for this challenge as long as it is at least 30 minutes (according to the Surgeons general, American Heart Association and most other medical bodies out there that is the amount of daily exercise we need to prevent chronic disease and to look and feel our best!).
Walking, swimming, biking, strength training, yoga, snowshoeing, running, boxing, you name it, as long as you are moving for 30 minutes it all counts!

—-> This challenge includes a private group with built in accountability and support, 1-2 workouts a week and some fun mini challenges AND our famous “12 Days of Fitness” daily add-on workouts!

Learn more/sign-up now HERE.

January 2022:
Jump start January: 100 mile virtual run/walk/hike challenge

Let’s kick off the New Year with a bang! Stay motivated and accountable with us, run 100 miles in January!
Whether you are training for Boston, an ultra or have other big goals in 2021 this challenge will help you to build a solid base while creating good habits and consistency through group accountability.
The price for this challenge reflects the year, just $20.21!
 
By registering, you will receive:
– Access to our private Strava group where you will be able to log your miles and view the leaderboard
– Training guidelines including sample weekly plan to prevent overtraining and burnout
– Medal if you complete 100 miles in January.

March 2022:
Pi run streak challenge

As spring approaches, we are working on building up our base for race season!!  Now is the perfect time to hone in on our running and work on consistency.   It’s time for a Pi run streak challenge:  Can you run 3.14 miles each day of March??

Challenge includes: 
– Weekly training tips, workouts and resources to support your training
– An amazing private community that will provide accountability, camaraderie and support
– Double miles for running on Pi day (3.14)
– Prizes for everyone who tracks 3.14 miles (running only) EVERY day of March!

Most challenges are FREE for L2S members.  Learn more about supporting our amazing community and all perks now HERE.

REGISTER FOR THE MARCH CHALLENGE HERE!

April “Everest” Elevation challenge:

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How much elevation can you gain in one month?

Set a goal and then see how much elevation you can get in one month. Run, walk, stair climb, hike OR bike!

Join this social virtual challenge where we will motivate and encourage each other to create habits and establish consistency in our workouts, especially for those with summer races and big hikes planned!

The main challenge goal for everyone is to gain the equivalent elevation of climbing Mount Everest, 29,029 feet by the end of the month.

We will be awarding the person with the most accumulated elevation by May 1st with a package of prizes from our partners including a summer race entry, trucker hat, run/hike apparel and more!!

Included in the challenge:

– Access to a private facebook group where we will post motivating messages, workout ideas, training tips and resources. Make sure to join to support and cheer on your friends and fellow challenge goers!

– An open tracking spreadsheet where you can track your elevation gain and see how you are stacking up against others in the group

– Workout ideas to get in your elevation in fun and efficient ways (including several strength workouts to prepare those quads, glutes and calf muscles for all of the extra climbing)!

– Treadmill and stairmaster workouts for days you cannot make it outdoors for your workout and a tool to convert mileage/grade to elevation gain.

We will also be doing several special mini challenges over the month including:
– Most elevation in one day
– “Hill week” (play off of Hell week) where you try to get 1000 feet or more each day for 7 days consecutively
– Best picture from a run/hike
– First person who gains the equivalent elevation of climbing Mount Everest, 29,029 feet

Awards:
Grand prize for the person with the most accumulated elevation gain over the month. A package of prizes from our partners including swag, trucker hat, run/hike apparel and more!!

—–>  SIGN UP NOW HERE!