Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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I successfully ran my first 5k this morning and I have a new personal record! I feel incredible for following through with my goals!!

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I have signed up for a 5k race in Indy in May!!! I’m excited to finally accomplish this. Last week I ran 4.5 miles so I think this should really be a piece of cake :))

run a 5k (read all 3 entries…)

This was a great week of fitness goals for me. I finally ran 5k this week on Thursday. This morning I ran 5k again and clocked a time of 27:56.0 which I think is very respectable for my age group :)) I believe with some training I can drop the time down a bit. Now I just have to choose which race I will run to accomplish my goal of running a 5k

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