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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

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

Down 2# this week. Slow and steady wins the race.
Updated 2/3/2016 1:21:27 PM

Down 2# this week. Slow and steady wins the race....  Read more

Wish me luck for my 30 mile cycle race this mornin
Updated 1/31/2016 9:13:22 AM

Wish me luck for my 30 mile cycle race this morning. Been 3 months since I've done a race, so really nervous ......  Read more

Iworking out 3-5 times/wk. Lap swimming, endurance
Updated 1/29/2016 1:58:03 AM

Iworking out 3-5 times/wk. Lap swimming, endurance spin classes, or boxing/muay Thai (400-600 calories each). been keeping a food diary on & of for a few months. eat an average between 1400 & 2000 calories/day. Can't loose a lb. Still 200 lbs. why?...  Read more

Registered for the 5k sweetheart race
Updated 1/16/2016 1:26:16 PM

Registered for the 5k sweetheart race...  Read more

Volunteer for race marshal
Updated 1/17/2016 7:49:07 AM

Did you know that many races/ marathons need race marshals and other volunteers? This is a great way for a beginner runner (like me) to get involved with a race and get a feel for it, if you're unsure of jumping all in. I've just signed up to volunte...  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