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Half Marathon Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Half Marathon Training.

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Charity Races Mix Fitness and Fundraising

Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther...  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

''How I Became a Runner at Age 48''

Robin (KASHMIR) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2006. She has lost 95 pounds and is training for her first marathon. Robin Before Robin After What m...  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

''I Can Finally Call Myself a Runner''

"I only run when chased." That was my answer anytime I was asked about running, otherwise known as torture disguised as exercise. The way I saw it, there were only two reasons to run: 1. to catch a bus, plane or train 2. to...  Read more

I half jogged half walked a mile today! I never pi
Updated 8/28/2015 10:37:49 PM

I half jogged half walked a mile today! I never pictured wanting to do that now I can't wait until I can jog it all!!!...  Read more

Lost inches this week but gained almost half a pou
Updated 8/28/2015 9:25:26 AM

Lost inches this week but gained almost half a pound. I'm trying really hard to focus on the fact that my muscles are visibly more toned. I think this whole scale thing has just been so engrained in my subconscious that it's easier to focus on that.....  Read more

just walked from work to train station( usually ta
Updated 8/28/2015 11:05:02 AM

just walked from work to train station( usually take the bus). exactly three miles. Its going to be too hot later, plus Ive got a repairman coming....  Read more

today is new day. eat right train like a beast....
Updated 8/28/2015 9:23:33 AM

today is new day. eat right train like a beast......hit those goals ppl........  Read more

Make Every day Count - strength training plus 25 m
Updated 8/27/2015 10:38:09 PM

Make Every day Count - strength training plus 25 minutes of STAIRMASTER----plus walk to and from Gym. 20 minute walk each way.. #Process... TRYING TO MAKE THIS A WAY OF LIFE...  Read more

Power-Packed Superfood Breakfast with 4 Servings of Freggies!

I swear by Green Smoothies to fuel my mornings. A big handful of spinach, 1/2 a frozen banana, 1/3 cup each frozen blueberries and blackberries, and a scoop of protein power blended with almond milk makes a CRAZY good smoothie with about 4 servings o...  Read more

set up a tangible goal

Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I c...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

100 Pounds Down: 'Nothing is Impossible'

When I first started my journey at 385 pounds, life was difficult. Like the proverbial frog in hot water, my mind made slow adaptations to accept the limitations that each successively heavier weight imposed on my life. Limitations that would be acce...  Read more

CONTEST CLOSED: Double Giveaway: Men's & Women's adidas ClimaCool Seduction Running Shoes

Contest closed!The winner of the MEN'S giveaway is CAPECODDOGFISH.The winner of the WOMEN'S giveaway is KARA04751.Congratulations!This is no ordinary running shoe. It's named "Seduction" and is endorsed by Katy Perry and David B...  Read more

Half Marathon Training

This past week I decided to join IMARUNR in a near by half and along the way run a 10-miler with some friends from work. Yesterday was to be *Day 1* (i.e. the EASIEST day of training!) It was also the day we moved my son into his apartment for sc...  Read more

Half Marathon Training Begins!

So, I had great intentions of building of my base miles before half marathon training started this past Saturday. But it just didn't happen. Oh, I've been working out with my strength training, high intensity classes and doing the elliptical, but I j...  Read more