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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

First time using this app. I have high hopes and
Updated 8/21/2016 9:56:47 PM

First time using this app. I have high hopes and a lot to lose. Best recommendations for beginners are welcomed. Thanks! #firstpost...  Read more

I take it one day at a time. No future tripping!
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I take it one day at a time. No future tripping!...  Read more

I usually exercise for 30 min for 3 times but for
Updated 8/21/2016 7:52:10 PM

I usually exercise for 30 min for 3 times but for dinner I exercise for 72 minutes I don't know what happen I just couldn't stop...  Read more

Time to shut down all electronic devices. Need to
Updated 8/21/2016 7:15:01 PM

Time to shut down all electronic devices. Need to get some much needed sleep and I find that if I shut down earlier in the evening it helps. Meals are tracked for tomorrow. Sweet dreams everyone....  Read more

Hi my name is Angie. This is my 1st time chatting.
Updated 8/21/2016 7:11:48 PM

Hi my name is Angie. This is my 1st time chatting. I have been struggling with my weight and having health prolems. I decided to have bariatric surgery. I feel like i have commited to this and really want to do everything right....  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