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Marathon Route Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Route.

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

Ok, trying to make a playlist for my half-marathon
Updated 8/18/2016 1:56:28 PM

Ok, trying to make a playlist for my half-marathon coming up in September. What is the song that pumps you up the most when working out? Go!...  Read more

This time next year I want to run a marathon! #mot
Updated 8/15/2016 10:44:57 PM

This time next year I want to run a marathon! #motivated...  Read more

I walk 3 miles a day, outside, different routes. S
Updated 8/7/2016 3:59:28 PM

I walk 3 miles a day, outside, different routes. Should I be taking a day off each week? Or do rest days only work with running programs? #exercise #walking...  Read more

Totally changed exercise routing...
Updated 8/4/2016 1:11:39 PM

I had been walking 2 miles in the mornings before work about 5 days a week. I recently changed my routine for a couple of reasons. Walking was getting boring, my bad knee was bothering more than before and I felt I needed to up my game so to speak....  Read more

I am wanting to up my excercise routing for quicke
Updated 7/25/2016 11:54:28 AM

I am wanting to up my excercise routing for quicker weight loss and forming up the flab. I have decided to get a personal trainer but have to admit, I am feeling a little wimpy...I mean, they kick your ass! Anyone else try one? #exercise...  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


ran a marathon...  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 can do any amount from 3 miles (i think) to 5 miles to 13 miles to the full ro...  Read more