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Endurance Racing Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Endurance Racing.

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

Moving Forward with the Run/Walk Training Method

I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa...  Read more

Post-Marathon Recovery Tips

Running a marathon can be one of the greatest and most challenging experiences of your life.   I can’t say that I always love training for these races, but the feeling of accomplishment I experience when I cross the finish line is lik...  Read more

Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

Are Your Fitness Goals Realistic?

In life, we're told to dream big. Reach for the stars. Go for the gold. While I think everyone would agree that having big aspirations is admirable not to mention inspiring, you should take a more calculated approach when setting fitness goals. I...  Read more

60 mile bike race? Yes I did!
Updated 8/26/2015 9:44:17 PM

60 mile bike race? Yes I did!...  Read more

Runner's Trick before race day: Hot coffee, col

Runner's Trick before race day: Hot coffee, cold water, repeat until relieved. ...  Read more

I'm totally signing up for a mud obstacle race nex
Updated 8/11/2015 9:14:16 PM

I'm totally signing up for a mud obstacle race next summer! I can't wait!!!...  Read more

My very first race!
Updated 8/16/2015 1:06:45 AM

I took part in a one mile fun run/race tonight -I did that mile in 11 minutes and 5 seconds! I couldn't help but be proud because I have never done that before in my life. I do plan to do 26.2 before my 46th birthday in November-but baby steps and my...  Read more

Slow and Steady Wins the Race
Updated 7/24/2015 2:58:22 PM

There's nothing worse than working your butt off trying to lose weight, but no one notices. Your clothes feel loose, the scale says you're losing weight, you physically look like you're losing weight, but yet no one says a word. I know you're not sup...  Read more

One Goal At A Time

At first, I limited myself to one goal. That is how I got started. It set a strong foundation.For me, it was tracking my food. Not sticking to a set number of calories, mind you, just tracking.Setting one goal could be as easy as 'log in to Spark Peo...  Read more


Just do a little bit more each day and you will get stronger and gain endurance....  Read more

Road Runners

This is for anyone currently running road races or wanting to as one of your goals....  Read more

Refueling on the Run

I am in the midst of training for a number of fall races which commences with the Chicago Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon this Sunday and ends with the Las Vegas Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon on December 5th. Throw in the Hood to Coast Relay at the end of this m...  Read more

SparkPeople Members Take on Vegas

It's hard to believe just ten short months ago SparkPeople runners and walkers traveled from all over the country to run the first of many races in 2010. We all met in New Orleans to run in the Mardi Gras Rock N Roll Marathon and Half-Marathon at the...  Read more

Endurance Racing – New Goal!

Endurance Racing – New Goal! Ok, this probably isn’t the endurance racing that first comes to everyone else’s mind; this is on horseback! Yep, I am going to give it a try; on my Quarter Horse gelding Magic. For my first race I am going to...  Read more