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Marathon Training Plans Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Training Plans.

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

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

5 Things You Can Learn from Your Mistakes

I've always known that I'm a bit of a perfectionist. In high school, a B was never enough. In college, being in the middle of the bell-shaped curve wouldn't do. While the do-everything-perfectly mentality has pushed me in my adult life to...  Read more

Just ran my first half marathon!!!!!!!
Updated 2/8/2016 2:45:40 AM

Just ran my first half marathon!!!!!!!...  Read more

I'm trying to look up weight loss workout plans. I
Updated 2/7/2016 10:53:36 PM

I'm trying to look up weight loss workout plans. I would like to do just a simple gym plan that I can do on my own but still intense to lose weight and build muscle. Any thoughts?...  Read more

I did it! By planning I managed a Super Bowl party
Updated 2/7/2016 10:30:59 PM

I did it! By planning I managed a Super Bowl party just fine stayed within my limits and am very happy about that!! I was worried.... 😃...  Read more

Completed a half marathon today in under 3 hours!
Updated 2/7/2016 8:28:26 PM

Completed a half marathon today in under 3 hours! Not sure of my exact time yet but I feel great! Just felt like sharing 😁😁😁...  Read more

Yikes...superb owl snacks tonight. Planned ahead
Updated 2/7/2016 3:54:07 PM

Yikes...superb owl snacks tonight. Planned ahead though. Good breakfast and banana. Figure at least that way I can stay close to my range for the day. Not going to beat myself up though. Splurge day once on a great while won't de-rail my goal....  Read more

I make a weekly fitness-meal plan

I make a weekly fitness-meal plan. I am training for a half-marathon and get super hungry the day after a long run. Combining the meal planning with the fitness planning means I eat the right stuff for my level of activity. It also helps with the gro...  Read more

walk my dog EVERYDAY, twice a day

I walk my dog everyday for 20-30 minutes each time, most of the time twice a day. he needs it and won't settle for less....  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

5 Reasons I've Never Had a Running Injury

This is the year of running for me. I ran my first half marathon this spring and will complete my third one this fall. I've reached new trail running goals, including a first and second place finish in recent races. In August, 11 other teammates...  Read more

Motivation Secrets from Top Marathoners

For some, fall signifies cooler temperatures and pumpkin picking. For others, it means marathon season. The world’s largest marathon, the ING New York City Marathon (boasting a record-high number of runners this year with 47,000 participants) t...  Read more