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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

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

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

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

5 and a half mile speed Walk this Morning now on m
Updated 7/17/2016 11:39:17 AM

5 and a half mile speed Walk this Morning now on my way to church...  Read more

First visit to the gym! Couch to 5k, here i come.
Updated 7/17/2016 1:03:38 AM

First visit to the gym! Couch to 5k, here i come. Did a mile on the treadmill and some free weights for upper body. Feeling proud!...  Read more

First week of couch to 5K complete!
Updated 7/18/2016 6:01:17 PM

First week of couch to 5K complete!...  Read more

I am looking for some idea's for cross training. I
Updated 7/16/2016 6:24:17 PM

I am looking for some idea's for cross training. I run three days a week 32 minutes and weight training 40 minutes. Stair master three days a week for 35 minutes. What are some of your cross training exercises?...  Read more

Did a 5k this morning! Supporting the boys in blue
Updated 7/16/2016 4:02:34 PM

Did a 5k this morning! Supporting the boys in blue and their families!! Wonderful cause!! Had a great time!...  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