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Running Marathon Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Marathon.

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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

''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

The Importance of Setting Medium-Term Goals

So often we daydream and think of some far-off goal that we would like to achieve. "I want to play the guitar in a band," "I want to run a marathon", "I want to be better at my job," etc. It's not difficult at th...  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

I'm doing the c25K as well, did my second walk/run
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I'm doing the c25K as well, did my second walk/run this morning. I use podcasts by Robert Ullrey, love them. http://www.c25k.com/podcasts.htm...  Read more

just ran 5 miles and still have a ton of energy an
Updated 5/18/2015 8:54:30 PM

just ran 5 miles and still have a ton of energy and want to run more but I have things to do. Feeling great....  Read more

In the last 30 days I have walked 50 miles and ran
Updated 5/18/2015 9:00:14 PM

In the last 30 days I have walked 50 miles and ran 14 miles! My treadmill run/walks put another 10 miles on top of that! 74 miles in a month! Woo hoo!...  Read more

I just decided to start training to run a 5K in Ju
Updated 5/20/2015 8:40:33 AM

I just decided to start training to run a 5K in July to help keep myself motivated to keep working out. Does anyone have any good 5K training advice out there? I've read up on some of the stuff on here, but I was wondering about any tricks?...  Read more

Hello just finished my hour workout today 30 run 1
Updated 5/17/2015 3:07:47 PM

Hello just finished my hour workout today 30 run 136 strides/min burned 300 than 30min upper body strength workout burned 35...  Read more

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ran a marathon...  Read more

Look at everything in a positive way!

No matter what happens it is important for me to look at things in a different and positive way. The old "if life gives you lemons, make lemonade" attitude. If I gain weight, the gain is motivation to put in extra workout or be creative with my mea...  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

The Top Healthy Headlines

A Great Video about Operation BeautifulLiquid Calories: What Cold Coffee Drinks Are the Worst? Eating Vegetables Doesn’t Stop Cancer Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Fights French Fries Stars Who've Run a Marathon Spaghetti with ‘Neat’ Sauce a...  Read more

Overcoming Self-Doubt: How Do You Do It?

We've all had those times when we set a goal, start working toward it, and then begin to wonder if we're going to be successful. Was my goal to aggressive? Is this the wrong time to pursue it? Do I have all of the tools I need? Whether your goal...  Read more

am running/marathon training

I'm trying to train for the more 1/2 marathon in nyc.. this april.. so i will be blogging about my running / trainig progress.. today 3miles 40min.. trying to get to 10min miles.....  Read more