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5k Training Schedule Resources

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

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

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

Should You Hire a Running Coach?

Whether you are contemplating training for your first 5K race or are a seasoned runner looking to improve your performance, working with a running coach may help you reach your true potential. The Benefits of Training with a Running Coach A ru...  Read more

5 New Year's Resolutions for Fit People

If your New Year's resolution is to lose weight, you're in good company: in a 2015 Nielsen survey, 32 percent of people listed shedding pounds as their top goal. But what if losing weight isn't on your to-do list this year because you'...  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

First visit to the gym! Couch to 5k, here i come.
Updated 7/17/2016 1:03:38 AM

First visit to the gym! Couch to 5k, here i come. Did a mile on the treadmill and some free weights for upper body. Feeling proud!...  Read more

First week of couch to 5K complete!
Updated 7/18/2016 6:01:17 PM

First week of couch to 5K complete!...  Read more

I am looking for some idea's for cross training. I
Updated 7/16/2016 6:24:17 PM

I am looking for some idea's for cross training. I run three days a week 32 minutes and weight training 40 minutes. Stair master three days a week for 35 minutes. What are some of your cross training exercises?...  Read more

Did a 5k this morning! Supporting the boys in blue
Updated 7/16/2016 4:02:34 PM

Did a 5k this morning! Supporting the boys in blue and their families!! Wonderful cause!! Had a great time!...  Read more

So next Saturday I'm walking a 5k Color Run..... W
Updated 7/17/2016 11:04:06 AM

So next Saturday I'm walking a 5k Color Run..... Walked about 4 miles yesterday and my feet were killing me..... Too late to buy new shoes ? #motivation...  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

Set a Date

I'm setting a date for my next bday, which is 10 mo from now, to do my first ever 5k walk. It will be a bday I will always remember! Get out a calendar and set a date. Schedule the ___ and the training, and let the fun begin!...  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

I Have a New Fitness Goal

When I took inventory of my life for 2010 and shared it with you, there's something I didn't tell you. I hope you can forgive me. I didn't intentionally leave it out, and it was really firmly planned then. However, it's something I think you should a...  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

First 5K Training Schedule

Here's a pic of my training schedule for my first 5K this October: And here's a pic of me from today before going to our department meeting & potluck. ...  Read more

5K training schedule-not SP

This is the 5K training schedule I got from Woman's Health Magazine. I love thier magazine for it's great articles that are relevant to me. Week 1: Run 2 min, walk 3 min; repeat 6 times Week 2: Run 3 min, walk 3 min; repeat 5 times Week 3...  Read more