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 Post subject: Walk To Mount Doom And Back
PostPosted: Mon Feb 07, 2011 11:09 pm 
Drunk Dialed Ian MacKaye
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This is a thing! You record how much you walk/run/hike/bike/swim and compare it to the journeys in Lard Of The Rings!

http://home.insightbb.com/~eowynchallen ... /walk.html

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In the Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, Frodo, Sam, and their companions travel from Bag End in Hobbiton to Rivendell. Our goal is to re-create their walk in our neighborhoods, parks, gyms, homes, and minds.

Walk, run, hike, bike, blade, swim - if you can measure the distance, you can do this challenge. Keep a log, and record your daily or weekly miles and the type of exercise. For walkers and hikers, you might want to invest in a walking meter, they look like wristwatches. Otherwise, you can estimate your distance at 1 mile for every 20 minutes of brisk walking on a flat surface.


I just about nerdgasmed when I heard about this earlier. And its kinda sad that it takes a Tolkien reference to get me interested in exercising.

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 Post subject: Re: Walk To Mount Doom And Back
PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 12:32 am 
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This... this may be the BEST fitness endeavour I have EVER seen. HOMGSQUEE.
And it's something I almost feel like I could pull off. Hey, I can walk! I wanna be an adventurin' hobbit when I grow up!


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