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5k Training Programme Resources

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

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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

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

''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

So You Want to Be a Runner?

Running is one of the fastest growing amateur sports among men and women of all ages. Read how to get started on your own quest to becoming a runner. It doesn’t surprise me that more people are running for cardio exercise these days. Accor...  Read more

Up and getting ready for my second 5k of the year.
Updated 2/7/2016 10:40:42 AM

Up and getting ready for my second 5k of the year. Today is the Lap the track 5k at Daytona International Speedway!!...  Read more

Will be doing my first 5K today as part of the Hog
Updated 2/7/2016 1:11:26 AM

Will be doing my first 5K today as part of the Hogwarts Running Club!! Woohoo!...  Read more

On training for work out of town exercised 1 hrs
Updated 2/7/2016 3:45:43 AM

On training for work out of town exercised 1 hrs a day and not going over my calorie limit...whaaaahooo....  Read more

1 hour elliptical, 27 mins weight training!
Updated 2/6/2016 1:25:51 PM

1 hour elliptical, 27 mins weight training!...  Read more

Just finished my first week of strength training/b
Updated 2/7/2016 10:59:45 PM

Just finished my first week of strength training/body wt. exercises! :))...  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

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

5 Weeks to a 5K and a Healthier You!

Spring is just around the corner, a time when 5K races are a popular weekend activity. Perhaps you’ve thought it might be fun to try one, but fear you’d never be able to finish. Maybe you’ve walked a 5K in the past, but you’re...  Read more

Run a 5K in 5 Weeks with SparkPeople's Virtual Race

Running or walking a 5K is a great fitness goal for people of all fitness levels. It's an achievable distance, yet gives you a real feeling of accomplishment! While it does take a few weeks of training to complete that 3.1-mile distance, signing...  Read more