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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

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

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

Why do marathon training plans only take you to 20
Updated 6/18/2016 2:34:14 PM

Why do marathon training plans only take you to 20 miles when the race is 26.2 miles? That's a lot of mileage to add on for race day. Are you just expected to pull that extra amount from adrenaline? #marathon #firstmarathon...  Read more

Eesh-time to find a new route!
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Eesh-time to find a new route!...  Read more

Looking forward to the San Diego half marathon thi
Updated 6/3/2016 10:08:26 PM

Looking forward to the San Diego half marathon this weekend! #running...  Read more

Has anyone ever trained for a half marathon? Or ev
Updated 5/19/2016 12:37:13 PM

Has anyone ever trained for a half marathon? Or even a 5k? Any advice? I start getting uncomfortable at about the 2 mile mark. I've done the C25k app before but looking for more personal experience/advice. Thanks! #firstpost #friendfinder...  Read more

Problems with create a new route
Updated 5/17/2016 9:33:38 AM

I use the create a new route somewhat routinely (but not frequently). Today I've tried it in IE, Chrome, and Firefox. It goes to the page but once a starting address is entered, the map portion remains blank....  Read more

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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

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