Friday, 2 August 2019

Dog Days of Summer 2019 individual challenge

Dog Days Challenge

The Dog Days of Summer runs from August 1–28 and features a different total distance goal each week.

The Details

  • Complete each of the following four distance goals during the timeframes indicated and log them in your online logbook:
    • Week 1, Aug. 1–7: 10,000 metres
    • Week 2, Aug. 8–14: 20,000 metres
    • Week 3, Aug. 15–21: 30,000 metres
    • Week 4, Aug. 22–28: 40,000 metres
    The distance goals do not have to be done in one sitting, but must be done during the timeframe indicated. By the end of the challenge, you will have accumulated 100,000 metres.
  • For kids (aged 16 and under) and adaptive athletes, the weekly meter totals are as follows, for a total accumulation of 50,000 metres:
    • Week 1, Aug. 1–7: 5000 metres
    • Week 2, Aug. 8–14: 10,000 metres
    • Week 3, Aug. 15–21: 15,000 metres
    • Week 4, Aug. 22–28: 20,000 metres
  • Indoor rower, on water, SkiErg, on snow and BikeErg metres count.
  • Note: BikeErg metres are counted as half when applied to the challenge.
  • This is an individual challenge. (You do not need to belong to a team to participate.)
  • Metres must be entered online.

Who Can Participate

Anyone with an online logbook at can participate in this challenge.

Incentives and Rewards

Participants who meet the challenge can enjoy:
  • Name inclusion on the Challenge Honor Board.
  • A specially designed downloadable certificate.
  • The option to purchase Dog Days of Summer items from our third-party fulfillment vendor (availability varies by country).
Are you taking part this year?
I am completing an intensive renovation of my house this summer and will not be taking part this year, but I will keep you all posted on how individuals are doing each week of the challenge!