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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

10K Training? Need a buddy!
Updated 5/19/2015 7:52:35 AM

Hi everyone! I'm interested in running a 10K and I have no idea where to start.. Any recommendations? Also, anyone who needs a running buddy let me know!...  Read more

can SP sync with my Fitness pal or Training peaks?
Updated 5/19/2015 11:29:51 AM

can SP sync with my Fitness pal or Training peaks?...  Read more

I just decided to start training to run a 5K in Ju
Updated 5/20/2015 8:40:33 AM

I just decided to start training to run a 5K in July to help keep myself motivated to keep working out. Does anyone have any good 5K training advice out there? I've read up on some of the stuff on here, but I was wondering about any tricks?...  Read more

Well, I've had two weeks of celebrating my half wa
Updated 5/16/2015 10:10:30 AM

Well, I've had two weeks of celebrating my half way goal.... time to get back on track with my eating. Glad I've kept up the exercise. Have a great long weekend!!...  Read more

30 lbs gone,at the half way mark for my goal yayyy
Updated 5/25/2015 8:05:08 AM

30 lbs gone,at the half way mark for my goal yayyy...  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

5k races and half marathon training

So I recently decided that I wanted to get back on track with my weight loss and half marathon training, and it seems like I'm doing well. I just did a 5k with my friends, and then last night I made it to the half-way point in my half marathon traini...  Read more

The honeymoon is over: Half Marathon Training - end of week 2

what a terrible run. I would love to blame everything around me. The temperature is 20* lower than it has been all week, the new audio book I started didn't grip me the way the other one did, I was running a new route, my saucer ears turned into icic...  Read more