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Running Gear Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Gear.

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Arm Yourself Against Exercise Excuses

I got into a fight this morning. It was not a “discussion." It was not a “disagreement.” It was a full blown fight. No, it wasn’t with my wife or kids or even the other drivers on the highway. The fight started before wor...  Read more

Tips for Buying the Right Bicycle

Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t...  Read more

Important Safety Tips for Outdoor Runners and Walkers

Two weeks ago while I was out for a five-mile run on a busy street in my neighborhood, I saw another runner coming at me. While I was running facing the oncoming traffic, she was running with the flow of traffic. I always run against the flow of...  Read more

Green Fitness Gear

Exercise is essential to keeping your body healthy. But you don’t want to leave a trail of empty plastic water bottles, torn polyester running shorts, and dead batteries in your wake. Help improve the health of the earth while you’re impr...  Read more

What to Wear When You Walk

Rain or shine, warm or cold, walking outside can be a year-round activity. But before you head out, you’ll want to make sure you are dressed for the elements. It can be a very uncomfortable walk if you don’t have on the right gear! Here a...  Read more

R U Look'n 4 a Walk/Run Group Southside of Chicago
Updated 10/21/2014 4:06:11 PM

I've got the group for you! We use the Morgan Park High School Track on Tuesday and Thursday mornings 5-6am. We do Saturdays as well but on the street and time varies. For more information, please respond. Thanks, Jewell 381...  Read more

I just signed up to do the Color Run 5k next month
Updated 10/20/2014 1:12:43 PM

I just signed up to do the Color Run 5k next month. I currently walk a 22 min mile. Any tips on how I can increase my speed? I would love to start jogging but don't know what to do. Luckily the run is not timed :)...  Read more

Geared up to lose !
Updated 10/21/2014 1:43:28 AM

Hi All I am here on spark people to lose some extra Kgs and would need your support in keeping me geared up down the line. Happy losing to all :) ...  Read more

Virtual Runs
Updated 10/23/2014 2:37:37 PM

I was looking at my email I received from active.com about races in my area and noticed a couple of virtual runs. Has anyone done one before? How do they work? (sorry if this topic has come up before, I did a message board search but didn't...  Read more

Samsung Gear Fit
Updated 10/19/2014 7:42:26 AM

Are there any plans in the works to sync Samsung Gear Fits with Sparkpeople? I love your site and recently purchased Gear Fit for motivational tracking. It would be awesome if they were brought together! Thanks...  Read more

The right clothes

I recently started to run (Couch Potato to 5k, whoohoo!) and I found that splurging on some high quality running gear really helped. It made me feel like a pro and put me in the mood give my best. Maybe it's lame, but yes, looking like a Nike ad did...  Read more

Throw on your workout clothes

Immediately after work I come home throw on my running gear & go. I don't think twice about it. I don't sit down just DO IT....  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

A New Thanksgiving Day Tradition

What are your first thoughts when you hear the word Thanksgiving? Does it conjure up visions of turkey, stuffing, pies, and special memories with family, and friends? What about starting a new tradition this year? New York City has the Macy’s Thanksg...  Read more

7 Tips to Make Your Race Day Better

In less than three weeks I will be celebrating my 4th anniversary of when I took on the challenge to become a runner. I actually began training eight weeks prior to this date, but I use my first 5K race I ever participated in as my running anniversar...  Read more

running gear

Since I now have a paying job, I'm working through that backlog of stuff I've been meaning to buy. A few things are running related, and I thought I'd do a quick write-up about them here. First of all, there's the SpiBelt. I posted a full review...  Read more

Day 52 - My Running Gear

Someone sent me a Sparkmail asking me about my running gear... so I thought I'd make a quick blog about it. Shoes - Asics Gel-Blur33 2.0. (I have several other pairs, this is my favorite. I have a neutral gait, but I hate having too much arch...  Read more