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5k Pre Race Meal Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 5k Pre Race Meal.

''Running Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds!'' *

Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon. ...  Read more

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  Read more

8 Lessons from My First 5K Race

I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa...  Read more

Spark Your Way to a 5K

Running or walking a 5K (3.1-mile) race is a fun and realistic goal for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you're ready to train for your first 5K, but not sure where to start, don't worry! SparkPeople's certified trainers have created...  Read more

9 Helpful Tips for Your First Charity Race

Now that summer is mostly behind us and cooler temperatures are starting to drift in, the prime season for charity runs and walks begins. People of all abilities lace up their running and walking shoes and hit the pavement to raise money for many gre...  Read more

My mom was sick so the Thanksgiving meal fell to m
Updated 11/26/2015 10:43:26 PM

My mom was sick so the Thanksgiving meal fell to me. My first Thanksgiving meal on my own! I'm 50 years old It went well and I was too busy to over eat. I had a taste of all I wanted and a small sliver of chocolatepeanut butter pie!...  Read more

Did my fastest 5k today, 35:00 flat
Updated 11/26/2015 10:36:38 PM

Did my fastest 5k today, 35:00 flat...  Read more

1st ever Turkey Trot! Walking 5k in snow and 20 de
Updated 11/26/2015 6:50:16 PM

1st ever Turkey Trot! Walking 5k in snow and 20 degrees. Hard part is waiting for it to start. 8)...  Read more

Meal prepping and snack packing at least for 3days
Updated 11/26/2015 4:25:44 AM

Meal prepping and snack packing at least for 3days! How often do you all prep?...  Read more

Has anyone tried the meal replacement shakes? I wo
Updated 11/25/2015 11:57:41 AM

Has anyone tried the meal replacement shakes? I would really like to kick-start in that direction. I realize it's a bit of trial and error. However, I'd like some opinions and feedback pros and cons welcomed....  Read more

You can do it!

Sign up for a race. That's right, sign up and you'll be amazed at how motivated you'll be to train for it! You don't have to be fast, just go at your own pace. My races of choice are triathlons, which are fun and extremely motivating. But, you can...  Read more

Run in a race to keep motivation high!

Entering a race (5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon) has really helped me to stay motivated. I race against myself, trying to better my time each race. You feel like a real athlete, it's fun no matter your ability. And you get a t-shirt or sometimes a metal for c...  Read more

Road Runners

This is for anyone currently running road races or wanting to as one of your goals....  Read more

Pre Race Warm-ups: An Essential Part of Every Runner's Routine

When I started running almost 4 years ago one of the cardinal rules of racing my running coach taught me was, "The shorter the race, the longer the warm-up." It is something that has been ingrained in me all these years and something I still practice...  Read more

6 Pre-Race Food & Fitness Blunders

You have a race coming up—congratulations! Whether it's a 5K or a 50K, you have a lot to be proud of! To make sure your race goes off without a hitch, start here. When it comes to race day, there are plethora of do's and don’...  Read more