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Cubing Marathon Race Thread

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This is a puzzle-neutral race thread. Here are the rules:
1. Use your own scrambles, but not hand scrambles if possible.
2. Solves do not need to be done in one sitting, but preferably provide at least a start and end date for the session.
3. Divide 5 hours by your current global average: that is the minimum value for x. Format is Aox
4. Don't post your scrambles with your times. If you want to post them, put them in a spoiler.
5. If possible, post a graph of your times, in addition to the list.

Example:
Puzzle: 3x3
Starting average: 20 seconds
Solves: 1,000 (min 900)
Ao1000: 18.79
[List times]

Feel free to post your goal ahead of time. For me:

Puzzle: 7x7
Starting average: 12:00
Solves: min. 25, Ao50
Goal average: 9:58
 
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This seems like a great idea, I'm In!
Puzzle: Megaminx
Starting average: Global sub 1:07
Solves: min. 270, Ao300
Goal average: 1:03 (hopefully doable, learning PLL atm)
 
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You can run multiple marathons at the same time right? I'm at about a dozen solves on my 7x7 marathon, and have my first sub-10:00 single, but I'm going to add another one:
Puzzle: Megaminx
Starting average: ~3:50
Solves: min 78, Ao100
Goal: sub-3:30 (easily doable if I can learn OCLL)
 
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im gonna do every event except MBLD and FMC
putting them all here so i can track progress and not forget them
2x2
starting avg 3.84
# of solves 4688
goal: sub3
solves: 0

3x3
starting avg 13.83
# of solves 1302
goal: sub13
solves: 0

4x4
starting avg 54.94
# of solves 328
goal: sub50
solves: 0

5x5
starting avg 1:38.61
# of solves 183
goal: sub1:30
solves: 0

6x6
starting avg 3:10.77
# of solves 94
goal: sub2:45
solves: 0

7x7
starting avg 4:44.26
# of solves 63
goal: sub4:00
solves: 0

BLD
starting avg 1:15.46
# of solves 239
goal: sub1:00
solves: 0

OH
starting avg 25.29
# of solves 712
goal: sub22
solves: 0

Feet
starting avg 1:32.19
# of solves 195
goal: sub1:15
solves: 0

Mega
starting avg 1:23.01
# of solves 217
goal: sub1:12
solves: 0

Pyra
starting avg 5.65
# of solves 3186
goal: sub5
solves: 0

Skewb
starting avg 6.31
# of solves 2583
goal: sub5.62
solves: 0

SQ1
starting avg 14.93
# of solves 1206
goal: sub14
solves: 0

Clock
starting avg 9.95
# of solves 1809
goal: sub9
solves: 0

4BLD
starting avg 6:41.14
# of solves 45
goal: sub6:00
solves: 0

5BLD
starting avg 27:33.74
# of solves 11
goal: sub17:00
solves: 0

for global averages, i used my sessions from last month because i wanted to
overall goal: finish in 2 years (no, seriously)
i'll report back at the end of every month to see how many solves i've done
this is gonna take a while

End of April 2017: decided not to start until the beginning of May :p
 
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Puzzle: Megaminx
Starting Average: 80 seconds
Solves Required: 225
Solves Completed: 250
Generated By csTimer on 2017-5-16
solves/total: 250/250

single
best: 58.49
worst: 1:34.89

mean of 3
current: 1:12.52 (σ = 5.79)
best: 1:05.68 (σ = 2.50)

avg of 5
current: 1:10.81 (σ = 3.53)
best: 1:06.19 (σ = 1.84)

avg of 12
current: 1:10.79 (σ = 3.60)
best: 1:09.40 (σ = 5.10)

avg of 50
current: 1:12.62 (σ = 4.41)
best: 1:11.73 (σ = 4.93)

avg of 100
current: 1:12.39 (σ = 4.77)
best: 1:12.24 (σ = 4.82)

Average: 1:15.55 (σ = 5.38)
Mean: 1:15.58

Time List:
1:21.18, 1:20.80, 1:17.45, 1:18.90, 1:21.70, 1:21.19, 1:23.86, 1:18.43, 1:18.57, 1:21.53, 1:18.38, 1:21.54, 1:21.81, 1:22.50, 1:10.42, 1:23.15, 1:24.32, 1:20.51, 1:23.48, 1:22.15, 1:16.91, 1:11.59, 1:15.25, 1:14.47, 1:27.48, 1:16.96, 1:19.50, 1:23.39, 1:30.74, 1:20.86, 1:27.54, 1:23.81, 1:32.16, 1:24.99, 1:22.76, 1:34.89, 1:26.70, 1:22.80, 1:11.25, 1:21.85, 1:22.93, 1:34.81, 1:24.52, 1:24.35, 1:12.50, 1:21.22, 1:16.17, 1:24.32, 1:22.94, 1:21.57, 1:18.60, 1:16.37, 1:24.28, 1:11.61, 1:16.64, 1:13.47, 1:19.87, 1:18.56, 1:34.65, 1:21.39, 1:22.97, 1:28.81, 1:24.90, 1:24.97, 1:28.42, 1:19.26, 1:06.97, 1:09.29, 1:22.34, 1:24.34, 1:19.06, 1:19.92, 1:12.58, 1:16.00, 1:19.09, 1:14.29, 1:11.36, 1:08.36, 1:09.09, 1:15.81, 1:10.89, 1:22.01, 1:19.86, 1:16.12, 1:13.13, 1:23.41, 1:23.34, 1:15.58, 1:17.73, 1:05.22, 1:27.84, 1:18.79, 1:18.24, 1:16.91, 1:18.74, 1:13.01, 1:21.46, 1:06.30, 1:13.37, 1:23.91, 1:14.40, 1:11.02, 1:09.43, 1:14.70, 1:16.36, 1:13.54, 1:17.04, 1:19.91, 1:07.54, 1:11.40, 1:23.36, 1:19.67, 1:11.37, 1:13.76, 1:14.46, 1:15.60, 1:02.24, 1:09.16, 1:06.12, 1:19.63, 1:27.44, 1:10.84, 1:16.21, 1:22.84, 1:15.00, 1:09.36, 1:11.17, 1:07.59, 1:15.75, 1:15.50, 1:18.15, 1:10.74, 1:11.93, 1:18.06, 1:03.62, 1:14.06, 1:12.81, 1:22.53, 1:06.67, 1:07.10, 1:20.84, 1:18.19, 1:01.49, 1:11.73, 1:23.75, 1:17.07, 1:17.15, 1:04.82, 1:13.62, 1:05.47, 1:08.27, 1:03.28, 1:12.84, 1:06.29, 1:06.69, 1:16.58, 1:22.54, 1:08.99, 1:18.78, 1:04.19, 1:15.82, 1:12.29, 1:21.33, 1:10.52, 1:08.76, 1:11.41, 1:13.73, 1:16.01, 1:14.55, 1:19.39, 1:16.04, 1:16.09, 59.59, 1:13.03, 1:09.64, 1:14.82, 1:00.22, 1:05.57, 1:14.31, 1:07.10, 1:13.92, 1:23.45, 1:11.95, 1:03.40, 1:15.20, 1:15.67, 1:14.35, 1:20.60, 1:06.20, 1:10.99, 1:21.92, 1:11.80, 1:07.91, 1:02.45, 1:16.12, 1:01.83, 1:15.26, 1:15.62, 1:09.12, 1:18.55, 1:09.43, 1:09.65, 1:17.59, 1:17.06, 1:23.23, 1:12.88, 1:07.08, 1:05.77, 1:15.02, 1:10.22, 1:14.98, 1:01.65, 1:20.75, 1:20.50, 1:14.40, 1:14.25, 1:16.04, 1:09.06, 1:10.15, 1:10.52, 1:17.52, 1:19.24, 1:14.04, 1:09.61, 1:12.42, 1:11.87, 1:12.65, 1:21.23, 1:17.40, 1:09.82, 58.49, 1:18.06, 1:19.01, 1:07.62, 1:02.86, 1:22.17, 1:14.24, 1:06.36, 1:14.70, 1:15.87, 1:08.48, 1:05.80, 1:11.83, 1:12.14, 1:03.72, 1:13.22, 1:06.59, 1:12.45, 1:18.34, 1:06.76
Goal: 70 seconds
Resulting Average: 72 Seconds
Starting Date: Beginning of April
Ending Date: May 16 2017

I will be primarily using handscrambles
 
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Here is so I can get some good 3x3 practice in for the rest of the year.

Puzzle: 3x3 2H
Cube(s) used: Valk 3
Starting avg: 13.8s
Solves req: >16000
Solves com: 202
Goal avg: Sub 12
Start date: April 20th
End date: Preferably December 31st.
 
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Took long enough, but here's my first one:

7x7 Ao50, goal 9:58
Generated By csTimer on 2017-4-26
avg of 50: 10:58.53

Time List:
12:33.82[Start Ao50 3/20/17], (12:50.99), (12:48.19), 11:41.54, 10:55.22, 9:58.31, 11:21.32, 11:39.40, 11:35.71, 10:58.51, 10:51.23, 10:13.01, 10:29.95, 11:40.51, 11:04.41, 11:24.02, 11:18.34, 12:14.79, 12:47.83, 12:38.98, (13:12.05), 11:21.19, 10:14.99, 10:52.52, 11:45.92, 10:49.50, 9:35.33, 10:17.94, 10:11.91, 9:49.71, 10:06.75, 11:47.76, 11:24.00, 12:25.31, 10:30.98, 9:55.47, 10:06.22, 10:51.13, 12:43.34, 9:43.52, 10:00.07, 10:53.36, 10:47.53, 10:49.72, 9:55.67, (8:51.70), 10:03.01, (9:29.76), (8:52.33), 10:25.40

There's progress there, but still pretty close to a minute off my goal. Some nice singles in there (for me): the 9:35 took over 20 seconds off my PB, and then this morning 8:51 took another 44 seconds off, followed by 8:52 just three solves later.
 
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Let's see how this works out

Puzzle: 3x3x3
Solves: 10,000
Starting Average: around 15.50
Goal: Lower
Deadline: idk like maybe the end of the year

I'll post updates every 1,000 solves
First 1000 done
session mean: 15.72 (σ = 1.84)

number of times: 1000/1000

session average: 15.69 (σ = 1.44)
session mean: 15.72 (σ = 1.84)

current mean of 3: 15.04 (σ = 0.66)
best mean of 3: 12.42 (σ = 1.55)

current average of 5: 15.86 (σ = 0.93)
best average of 5: 12.98 (σ = 0.81)

current average of 12: 15.36 (σ = 1.05)
best average of 12: 13.86 (σ = 1.49)

current average of 50: 15.69 (σ = 1.39)
best average of 50: 14.51 (σ = 1.02)

current average of 100: 15.76 (σ = 1.50)
best average of 100: 14.83 (σ = 1.30)

best time: 10.62
worst time: 23.07
 
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50 solves into my Megaminx Ao100, my Ao50 is at 3:36.48. I might make 3:30 Ao100

Times:
3:30.15, (4:20.25), 4:00.86, 3:38.87, 4:14.69, 3:40.70, 3:24.77, 3:59.87, 3:33.56, (5:53.00), 3:40.42, 3:19.46, 3:22.63, 3:52.00, 3:40.01, 3:56.67, 3:59.84, 3:18.20, 4:12.25, 3:19.67, (2:58.99), (2:50.57), 3:09.25, 3:44.18, 4:01.12, 3:06.61, 3:17.18, 3:57.20, 4:00.25, 3:31.60, 3:52.91, 3:30.02, 3:23.93, 3:30.24+, 3:15.03, 3:21.11, (3:03.60), 3:29.43, 3:44.36, 3:48.86, 3:30.12, (4:32.79), 3:37.37, 3:22.88, 3:09.28, 3:46.58, 3:26.09, 3:12.33, 3:25.93, 3:46.62
 
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First 1000 done
session mean: 15.72 (σ = 1.84)

number of times: 1000/1000

session average: 15.69 (σ = 1.44)
session mean: 15.72 (σ = 1.84)

current mean of 3: 15.04 (σ = 0.66)
best mean of 3: 12.42 (σ = 1.55)

current average of 5: 15.86 (σ = 0.93)
best average of 5: 12.98 (σ = 0.81)

current average of 12: 15.36 (σ = 1.05)
best average of 12: 13.86 (σ = 1.49)

current average of 50: 15.69 (σ = 1.39)
best average of 50: 14.51 (σ = 1.02)

current average of 100: 15.76 (σ = 1.50)
best average of 100: 14.83 (σ = 1.30)

best time: 10.62
worst time: 23.07
First 1000: session mean: 15.72 (σ = 1.84)
Second 1000 : session mean: 15.52 (σ = 1.84)

Total average 15.61


number of times: 1000/1000

session average: 15.47 (σ = 1.42)
session mean: 15.52 (σ = 1.84)

current mean of 3: 16.33 (σ = 0.80)
best mean of 3: 12.24 (σ = 1.26)

current average of 5: 15.71 (σ = 0.27)
best average of 5: 12.28 (σ = 1.21)

current average of 12: 15.18 (σ = 0.83)
best average of 12: 13.29 (σ = 1.20)

current average of 50: 15.20 (σ = 1.19)
best average of 50: 14.21 (σ = 1.50)

current average of 100: 15.26 (σ = 1.27)
best average of 100: 14.63 (σ = 1.49)

best time: 10.82
worst time: 22.93
 
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Puzzle: Megaminx
Starting Average: 80 seconds
Solves Required: 225
Solves Completed: 250
Goal: 70 seconds
Resulting average: 72 seconds
Starting Date: Beginning of April
Ending Date: May 16 2017

I will be primarily using handscrambles
So, 2 seconds off target. Not bad

Let's do this again!

Puzzle: Megaminx
Starting Average: 72 seconds
Solves Required: 250
Solves Completed: 260
Goal: 65 seconds
Resulting average: 70
Starting Date: May 16 2017
Ending Date: May 26 2017

Again, I will have to primarily use handscrambles.
 
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Puzzle: Megaminx
Starting average: ~3:50
Solves: min 78, Ao100
Goal: sub-3:30 (easily doable if I can learn OCLL)
Ao100: 3:30.56 So close!

3:30.15, (4:20.25), 4:00.86, 3:38.87, 4:14.69, 3:40.70, 3:24.77, 3:59.87, 3:33.56, (5:53.00), 3:40.42, 3:19.46, 3:22.63, 3:52.00, 3:40.01, 3:56.67, 3:59.84, 3:18.20, 4:12.25, 3:19.67, 2:58.99, (2:50.57), 3:09.25, 3:44.18, 4:01.12, 3:06.61, 3:17.18, 3:57.20, 4:00.25, 3:31.60, 3:52.91, 3:30.02, 3:23.93, 3:30.24+, 3:15.03, 3:21.11, 3:03.60, 3:29.43, 3:44.36, 3:48.86, 3:30.12, (4:32.79), 3:37.37, 3:22.88, 3:09.28, 3:46.58, 3:26.09, 3:12.33, 3:25.93, 3:46.62, 3:10.48, (2:50.84+), 3:13.31, 3:34.15, 3:54.75, 3:18.12, 3:06.34, 3:47.71, 3:22.34, 3:32.62, 3:00.61, 3:59.74, 3:23.37, 3:12.65, 3:52.78, 3:07.20, 3:39.84, 3:08.07, 2:55.47, (2:51.15), 3:09.18, (5:00.06), 3:18.06, 2:55.80, 3:45.89, 3:12.91, 3:48.36, 3:37.36, 3:06.23, 3:16.74, 3:34.94, (2:48.01), 2:57.92, 3:22.94, 3:56.36, 3:10.40, 3:36.96, 3:57.01, (5:25.73+), (2:50.41), 3:41.10, 3:28.61, 3:21.10, 2:58.41, 3:45.33, 3:32.65, 3:39.10, 3:25.26, 3:19.08, 3:44.85

Next goal:
Puzzle: 6x6
Starting average: Current Ao100 is 6:52.55
Solves: min 43; Ao100
Goal: 5:30
 
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First 1000: session mean: 15.72 (σ = 1.84)
Second 1000 : session mean: 15.52 (σ = 1.84)

Total average 15.61


number of times: 1000/1000

session average: 15.47 (σ = 1.42)
session mean: 15.52 (σ = 1.84)

current mean of 3: 16.33 (σ = 0.80)
best mean of 3: 12.24 (σ = 1.26)

current average of 5: 15.71 (σ = 0.27)
best average of 5: 12.28 (σ = 1.21)

current average of 12: 15.18 (σ = 0.83)
best average of 12: 13.29 (σ = 1.20)

current average of 50: 15.20 (σ = 1.19)
best average of 50: 14.21 (σ = 1.50)

current average of 100: 15.26 (σ = 1.27)
best average of 100: 14.63 (σ = 1.49)

best time: 10.82
worst time: 22.93
First 1000: session mean: 15.72 (σ = 1.84)
Second 1000 : session mean: 15.52 (σ = 1.84)

Third 1000: session mean: 14.85 (σ = 1.74)

Total Average = 15.36

number of times: 1000/1000

session average: 14.80 (σ = 1.32)
session mean: 14.85 (σ = 1.74)

current mean of 3: 14.43 (σ = 1.10)
best mean of 3: 12.18 (σ = 0.75)

current average of 5: 15.04 (σ = 0.17)
best average of 5: 12.65 (σ = 0.23)

current average of 12: 15.49 (σ = 1.69)
best average of 12: 13.45 (σ = 0.78)

current average of 50: 15.49 (σ = 1.36)
best average of 50: 14.06 (σ = 1.18)

current average of 100: 15.27 (σ = 1.41)
best average of 100: 14.29 (σ = 1.30)

best time: 9.80
worst time: 24.03
 
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First 1000: session mean: 15.72 (σ = 1.84)
Second 1000 : session mean: 15.52 (σ = 1.84)

Third 1000: session mean: 14.85 (σ = 1.74)

Total Average = 15.36

number of times: 1000/1000

session average: 14.80 (σ = 1.32)
session mean: 14.85 (σ = 1.74)

current mean of 3: 14.43 (σ = 1.10)
best mean of 3: 12.18 (σ = 0.75)

current average of 5: 15.04 (σ = 0.17)
best average of 5: 12.65 (σ = 0.23)

current average of 12: 15.49 (σ = 1.69)
best average of 12: 13.45 (σ = 0.78)

current average of 50: 15.49 (σ = 1.36)
best average of 50: 14.06 (σ = 1.18)

current average of 100: 15.27 (σ = 1.41)
best average of 100: 14.29 (σ = 1.30)

best time: 9.80
worst time: 24.03
That's a nice improvement!
 
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Time to stop sucking at 4x4
Puzzle 4x4
Starting average: ~53, been getting a lot of sub 50 lately so it may be a little better
Solves: min 333, Ao350
Goal average: 47ish
Gone from 58 to 53 in about a week so this should definitely be possible.
 
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