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Marathon Route Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Route.

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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

Choosing a Walking or Running Route

Fitness can be incredibly simple. Sometimes, the most effective workouts don't need celebrity spokespeople or a payment plan. Walking and running are excellent ways to stay in shape year-round. These basic workouts are convenient, feasible al...  Read more

Safety Tips for Nighttime Exercisers

Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a regular fitness routine, but sometimes the day is so jam-packed with other responsibilities that exercising during daylight hours is next to impossible. However, if you like to exercise outdoors, there...  Read more

7 Things You Can Learn from an Elite Athlete's Diet

Ever watched an Olympic track star, gravity-defying gymnast or pro football player and wondered "What's their secret?" Sure, there are those minor details of natural talent, dogged perseverance and countless hours of training—but...  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

Well there was just a shooting on my running route
Updated 9/12/2016 7:36:32 PM

Well there was just a shooting on my running route.... glad I switched to S-T-Th instead of M-W-F.... Pray for the victims...  Read more

Seriously. Just ran my second half marathon. Have
Updated 9/9/2016 12:52:57 AM

Seriously. Just ran my second half marathon. Have tracked every bite. Have been training and running since December. I have barely lost any weight. What am I doing wrong??? So frustrated....  Read more

How do you all feel about tracking your progress in other routes other than lbs? As in, not keeping
Updated 9/7/2016 12:48:16 PM

How do you all feel about tracking your progress in other routes other than lbs? As in, not keeping track of your weight at all, but basing your success on your feelings, looks, and mental clarity? #question #weighttracking #noweighttracking #help...  Read more

My training for this year's half marathon hasn't b
Updated 9/3/2016 8:33:36 AM

My training for this year's half marathon hasn't been going particularly great, but today was awesome. 8 miles at 10m17s pace. The half is at the end is the month, and I'm feeling better about it after today's performance....  Read more

Walked a different route this morning & love that
Updated 9/1/2016 10:32:27 AM

Walked a different route this morning & love that it's starting to feel like fall. Going to Tai Chi tonight after work - doc says I need to work on reducing stress to get bp down. Looking forward to it!...  Read more

Have a goal!

Set a goal. I use marathons (half marathons, 5 or 10 k's) to motivate me to exercise. The goal is not to "win," but to DO IT. I just finished the LA Marathon on March 21st. 7 hours, 1 minute and 23 seconds! 7 hours of steady 16-minute miles. An...  Read more

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Half Marathon

Curious about HMs or love them already? Trying to lose weight or improve nutrition while training? Comfortable with the 10K or 10M distance? Join the team, swap concerns, and share race reports!...  Read more

I Can Run a Mile After All (and Now I Can Track My Runs, Too)!

"I only run when chased."That was my answer any time I was asked about running, otherwise known as torture disguised as exercise.If I ran, it would be:1. to catch a bus, plane or train2. to outrun someone chasing me (This never happened, bu...  Read more

Power Up and Over Any Hill with These 5 Training Tips

The thought of running hills can be very intimidating to both new runners and seasoned veterans. Hills challenge you physically much more than flat terrain running. When I started running a few years ago, I avoided hills whenever possible, which can...  Read more

Walking the Boston Marathon route for Cancer Research

I was going to run the half marathon for cancer research..missed the deadline for registration..whoops! and found this other event...its a walk of the marathon route...you can do any amount from 3 miles (i think) to 5 miles to 13 miles to the full ro...  Read more