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Half Marathon Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Half Marathon Training.

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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

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

Day #1 I only had a half cig and I'm feeling like
Updated 4/28/2016 3:12:23 PM

Day #1 I only had a half cig and I'm feeling like i could chock someone. Any advice on how to get through this? I don't chew gum or eat sugar free candy. Also how long will the withdraws last cus its bad....  Read more

I'm running my 24th half marathon on Sunday...and
Updated 4/28/2016 12:16:04 PM

I'm running my 24th half marathon on Sunday...and then running 7K more afterwards back to my car....  Read more

How to progress well in weight training?
Updated 5/2/2016 6:11:17 AM

i was losing weight gradually with weight training,later, my weight reached stable state after few months Now I am confused whether I should increase 1)weights in the machine Or 2)number of reps or 3)number of sets to initiate weight l...  Read more

If I wasn't training for a 5k I would just spring
Updated 4/28/2016 7:35:29 AM

If I wasn't training for a 5k I would just spring clean to burn calories lol...  Read more

Wow. I did weight training, water aerobics and pai
Updated 4/27/2016 2:02:58 PM

Wow. I did weight training, water aerobics and painted my bedroom today. I'm tired....  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

Pacing & Fueling along the Half Marathon Race Route

As we head into the last few weeks of our half-marathon training, us Spark runners are starting to discuss the logistics of the upcoming Flying Pig. Alongside the details of where to park, what to wear and what to bring comes the excit...  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

Half Marathon Training Officially Begins!

This past Saturday was the first official training run for the women's half marathon. It only runs for 8 weeks, so we really needed to have a base established which we did. But it was fun to see all the women out there together, and such a great ener...  Read more

Half-marathon Training

I'm still recovering from a bad cold that knocked me out over the MLK holiday weekend. I skipped several workouts - from the 15th through the 19th - and I've been taking it easy with workouts since then. My first run was a slow, easy one - slow...  Read more