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Endurance Racing Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Endurance Racing.

Are You Exercising Mindfully?

We're masters at self-distraction: If you walk into any gym, you'll likely see people's gazes fixed on magazines, TVs or phones as they chug away on treadmills or ellipticals. When jogging outside, you might run through a mental to-do lis...  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

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

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

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

My goals are to lose 34 pounds and run a 5K race.

My goals are to lose 34 pounds and run a 5K race....  Read more

Awesome! Good luck at race!

Awesome! Good luck at race!...  Read more

Slow and steady wins the race. :-) ...And t

Slow and steady wins the race. :-) ...And there are 2 pounds less of you today than 2 weeks ago, so you're doing good....  Read more

Just did my first 2 mile walk/run race....30 minut
Updated 6/4/2016 1:40:28 PM

Just did my first 2 mile walk/run race....30 minutes.....unofficial. Been taking about doing it for years.....finally just decided to get it done! Yea! :-) #firstrace #justdoit...  Read more

Very First workout... Hearts a racing and im just
Updated 5/31/2016 8:12:32 AM

Very First workout... Hearts a racing and im just realizing how out of shape i really am. =( #motivation #firstworkout #ouch...  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