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5k Speed Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 5k Speed Training.

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So You Want to Be a Runner?

Running is one of the fastest growing amateur sports among men and women of all ages. Read how to get started on your own quest to becoming a runner. It doesn’t surprise me that more people are running for cardio exercise these days. Accor...  Read more

Spark Your Way to a 5K

Running or walking a 5K (3.1-mile) race is a fun and realistic goal for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you're ready to train for your first 5K, but not sure where to start, don't worry! SparkPeople's certified trainers have created...  Read more

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  Read more

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  Read more

8 Lessons from My First 5K Race

I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa...  Read more

I did it!! I set a goal to crush a 5k pace from 13
Updated 5/30/2016 1:09:04 AM

I did it!! I set a goal to crush a 5k pace from 13 years ago, 11:38 per mile. Today I Hulk Smashed it with a 10:25 pace and a 32:22 finish!!!! Wooootttt!!!...  Read more

Starting New May 29- Sunday. Hoping to stay strong. 30kg to go! Any tips on weight training are welc
Updated 5/28/2016 11:31:05 PM

Starting New May 29- Sunday. Hoping to stay strong. 30kg to go! Any tips on weight training are welcome. Looking to buy some strength training equipment, any suggestions?!...  Read more

I'm signed up for another 5k...hopefully this time
Updated 5/28/2016 9:46:27 PM

I'm signed up for another 5k...hopefully this time finish it & maybe do it in under 50???...  Read more

Walked 5k for the first time yesterday!
Updated 5/28/2016 9:12:44 PM

I normally stop at 3 to 4k but I decided to push myself yesterday! The cold shower afterwards felt soooo good! And I feel good abt the exercise to! And I did it in 1 hour 6 minutes. Next goal, try to hit 5k in exactly one hour!...  Read more

Hi everyone I'm training to be an mma fight and I'
Updated 5/26/2016 10:55:27 AM

Hi everyone I'm training to be an mma fight and I'm trying to lower my body fat percentage. I'm about 226 and wanna be around 180, anyone have any tips?...  Read more

Distance not time!

I'm training for my first 5k--my goal is reaching that distance every time I'm on the treadmill not completing it within a certain amount of time. I know that as my training progresses the time will start decreasing. BUT hitting that goal of completi...  Read more

Resistance Training

Adding resistance training has definitely sped up my metabolism, and increased my weight loss...muscle burns more calories than fat!323...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Run Like an Olympian: 4 Tips to Your Fastest 5K

Whether you are a seasoned athlete, a stay-at-home mom, or a true weekend warrior, setting your sights on running a 5K is an achievable and rewarding goal. The second you sign up for a race you become an athlete. And once you start thinking like an a...  Read more

What a Difference a Year Makes

It was exactly one year ago today that I blogged about running my first 5K race. "I am not a runner. I really do not enjoy running," it opened. It was true. Running was something I did rarely because it made my lungs burn and my heart race. It...  Read more