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5k Times Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 5k Times.

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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

7 Things You Can Learn from an Elite Athlete's Diet

Ever watched an Olympic track star, gravity-defying gymnast or pro football player and wondered "What's their secret?" Sure, there are those minor details of natural talent, dogged perseverance and countless hours of training—but...  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

''Running Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds!'' *

Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon. ...  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

Almost time to head home. Been a good productive d
Updated 9/20/2016 1:49:30 PM

Almost time to head home. Been a good productive day. Ready to get some fresh air tho....  Read more

Got off track for a few weeks there. Im hopefully going to go though this time! #motivated
Updated 9/22/2016 10:45:46 PM

Got off track for a few weeks there. Im hopefully going to go though this time! #motivated...  Read more

I hope things are different this time. It will onl
Updated 9/20/2016 1:38:31 PM

I hope things are different this time. It will only be different if i stick to it....  Read more

My long time best friend suggested this to me. I d
Updated 9/20/2016 12:58:48 PM

My long time best friend suggested this to me. I did not post yesterday cause I only ate once aside from a mint and water....  Read more

Hi... Life gets f*cked up some times and then u lo
Updated 9/24/2016 2:00:30 PM

Hi... Life gets f*cked up some times and then u lose motivation... It's been a week that I have done nothing good for my body.. a whole week of excessive eating, mainly chocolates... I know I have to pull myself together, I just don;t know how.....  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

Making Manageable Goals

Making goals that are too far out of reach can be debilitating. It is fine to have a long term goal, but create intermediate goals along the path to reaching that long term goal. If your goal is to walk/run a 5K, pick a time to accomplish 1K, and a t...  Read more

Challenge Yourself!

(1) Daily challenges~it only takes one step at a time to get to where we're going... (2) Spiritual, Emotional, Mental, and Physical challenges~it takes a holistic approach to achieve our goals......  Read more

We Tried It: Vibram Barefoot Running Shoes

The Internet--including the SparkPeople Message Boards--have been abuzz for the recently with talk of barefoot running. Member CAMPB528 wrote me, asking to review her beloved Vibram Five Fingers barefoot running shoes. A few weeks later, she tracked...  Read more

How Bob Dropped 66 Pounds--and His Blood Pressure!*

Meet Bob (username PLEINRC), a SparkPeople member who has lost nearly 70 pounds! Find out what makes him tick and how he got to where he is today.What is your age? 49How long have you been a SparkPeople member? How did you find SparkPeople? ...  Read more

5K Times

imlin 5k 6/18/11 - 36.35 Ronnie's Fun Run - 8/27/2011 - (4 miles) 46.04 Flutie 5K- 9/25/11 36.03 Town Loop 11/20/11 - 38.18 MHS Turkey Trot - 2011 34.06 PB!! Uxbridge Run/Walk for Cancer - 4/21/12 - done! Timlin 5K...  Read more

2 years, 2 5k times.

AAAAA! I am SO excited! (if you don't fancy reading this whole entry just jump down to the end for the reason why!) the long version: I started this journey just barely less then 2 years ago. 2 years ago I started running twice a week... and by...  Read more