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5k Training Program Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 5k Training Program.

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Are Your Fitness Goals Realistic?

In life, we're told to dream big. Reach for the stars. Go for the gold. While I think everyone would agree that having big aspirations is admirable not to mention inspiring, you should take a more calculated approach when setting fitness goals. I...  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

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

''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

How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq...  Read more

New record: 10.03min/mile pace. I completed a 5k w
Updated 8/20/2016 6:05:55 PM

New record: 10.03min/mile pace. I completed a 5k with out stopping :)...  Read more

Down 2 lbs. have been on this program for 1 1/2 we
Updated 8/20/2016 12:40:59 PM

Down 2 lbs. have been on this program for 1 1/2 weeks. 😀...  Read more

Herbalife program?
Updated 8/23/2016 12:52:39 AM

Has anyone tried the herbalife program to lose weight? Family member said they have lost weight and wanted me two try it. Any thought about it?...  Read more

#fitness #tracking Should strength-training minute
Updated 8/19/2016 6:48:56 PM

#fitness #tracking Should strength-training minutes be counted as exercise minutes? Or should I just count the minutes I spend in cardio stuff?...  Read more

Just started a running program on the 14th. I run
Updated 8/19/2016 1:58:12 PM

Just started a running program on the 14th. I run every other day using the running for weight loss app. Love it! On my off days I do low intensity chair exercises. How long before I will see any benefit of this? #firstpost...  Read more

Fitness Tracker - Mileage Tracker

Just in the last couple of weeks, I realized what a great feature the mileage tracker on the fitness page is. I have had it turned off, but with the 5k training program, turned it on. Before, I would calculate my miles per hour when logging my walk...  Read more

Treadmill Trick

I'm training to run a 5k this summer by using th 5K Your Way Walk/Jog Program. I use the treadmill and find myself losing steam by the end of the workout. I visualize a dirt path, trees, and water to one side of me (a relaxing setting that looks like...  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

Health Problems Prompt Sarah to Lose 90 Pounds*

This blog is a featured "SparkStory", one of the classic posts from our members that provides support, encouragement and inspiration to the SparkPeople Community. SparkPeople Member:  SM0RE007In 2011, I weighed close to 240 pounds...  Read more

Success Story: 'I Feel So Much Better Now!'*

Name: Michelle Howard (MOMMYOF2RN)Weight Lost: 135 poundsHometown: Pelion, SCOccupation: Registered NurseI gained weight through lack of exercise and an extremely poor diet with tons of soda and fast food. Before I had my first child in 1996, I weigh...  Read more

Week 3 of my 5K training program

Today I started week 3 of the 5k Rookie program. I had been running on a trail near the mall which was paved and mostly flat. I decided this morning to check out the Nature trail closer to my house. In the past, I hadn't been able to use the trail...  Read more

Day 2: Starting a 5k Training Program

Yesterday I began my 5k training plan. I did it in the evening after it got cooler and it was a beautiful run. For dinner I had dinner a salad with water from steak n' shake. It was really good. Today its a cross training day, but its really hard not...  Read more