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5k Times Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 5k Times.

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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

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  Read more

''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

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

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

A long time ago, I dieted using a combination of S
Updated 5/25/2016 3:27:47 AM

A long time ago, I dieted using a combination of Sparkle people and ediets and was very successful. Unfortunately, I fell off the diet train and have regained the weight, only now I have diabetes and truly need to get healthy again. #firstpost...  Read more

Ok y'all...I'm doing my first 5K next weekend and
Updated 5/25/2016 2:54:21 AM

Ok y'all...I'm doing my first 5K next weekend and just curious...how many people walk only or does everyone run? I can't run - like cannot! Am I going to be like the only person there walking? Feeling nervous!...  Read more

I'm having a rough time staying motivated with all
Updated 5/24/2016 11:41:13 PM

I'm having a rough time staying motivated with all this fluctuating weather. Anyone else finding it difficult?...  Read more

Just starting and really looking for motivation. Goal is 20 pounds. Night time snacking is killing m
Updated 5/24/2016 11:57:45 PM

Just starting and really looking for motivation. Goal is 20 pounds. Night time snacking is killing me. Help #juststarted #motivation...  Read more

What are life time points
Updated 5/24/2016 10:51:28 PM

What are life time points...  Read more

Distance not time!

I'm training for my first 5k--my goal is reaching that distance every time I'm on the treadmill not completing it within a certain amount of time. I know that as my training progresses the time will start decreasing. BUT hitting that goal of completi...  Read more

1st Plateau Broken!

I hit my first plateau after the first 15 pounds. I reassessed my calorie intake and my exercise routine. I adjusted my calories down about 100 to 200 per day. I added resistance training, and upped the mileage per week that I was walking by a half o...  Read more

Challenge Yourself!

(1) Daily challenges~it only takes one step at a time to get to where we're going... (2) Spiritual, Emotional, Mental, and Physical challenges~it takes a holistic approach to achieve our goals......  Read more

We Tried It: Vibram Barefoot Running Shoes

The Internet--including the SparkPeople Message Boards--have been abuzz for the recently with talk of barefoot running. Member CAMPB528 wrote me, asking to review her beloved Vibram Five Fingers barefoot running shoes. A few weeks later, she tracked...  Read more

How Bob Dropped 66 Pounds--and His Blood Pressure!*

Meet Bob (username PLEINRC), a SparkPeople member who has lost nearly 70 pounds! Find out what makes him tick and how he got to where he is today.What is your age? 49How long have you been a SparkPeople member? How did you find SparkPeople? ...  Read more

5K Times

imlin 5k 6/18/11 - 36.35 Ronnie's Fun Run - 8/27/2011 - (4 miles) 46.04 Flutie 5K- 9/25/11 36.03 Town Loop 11/20/11 - 38.18 MHS Turkey Trot - 2011 34.06 PB!! Uxbridge Run/Walk for Cancer - 4/21/12 - done! Timlin 5K...  Read more

2 years, 2 5k times.

AAAAA! I am SO excited! (if you don't fancy reading this whole entry just jump down to the end for the reason why!) the long version: I started this journey just barely less then 2 years ago. 2 years ago I started running twice a week... and by...  Read more