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Running Marathon Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Marathon.

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

Stress and the flu have been running my life these
Updated 2/13/2016 7:15:31 PM

Stress and the flu have been running my life these past few weeks and I guess I'm starting to look "sickly" to my family. I may actually indulge in a few extra healthy calories to boost my appearance....  Read more

Logging food on the run
Updated 2/13/2016 3:30:38 PM

Logging food on the run...  Read more

I ran my first 5K this morning and enjoyed it. I'm
Updated 2/13/2016 3:59:34 PM

I ran my first 5K this morning and enjoyed it. I'm so proud of myself, doing something I haven't done since 7th grade at 30. Weeks of c25K training and not giving up on myself....  Read more

Really cold today but sun is out. Going to run som
Updated 2/13/2016 12:06:14 PM

Really cold today but sun is out. Going to run some errands and do some walking inside....  Read more

Winter running
Updated 2/13/2016 5:25:51 PM

About to run 25k in - 40C windchill, it's going to be so much fun! No such thing as bad weather, only soft people (and poor dressers)!...  Read more


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Run a Marathon

Have you always wanted to run a marathon but can't quite find the motivation? Register & pay for a marathon as far in advance as possible. There are lots of races that let you register 3 to 6 months in advance. That way if you don't want to lose your...  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