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5k Walk Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 5k Walk.

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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

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

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

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

A. V. A. walk
Updated 3/29/2015 1:45:34 PM

Volkssport Club we gather to walk or bike ride or run take our dogs or not. we walk in different towns about twice a month all ages welcome, one member was 90 this week. we do 5 or 10 K walks. we also go to historic spots in the town. walking with a...  Read more

Participating in my first 2mile walk/run today as
Updated 3/29/2015 1:53:21 PM

Participating in my first 2mile walk/run today as a speed walker. Any tips?...  Read more

You could also enlist a friend to be your walking
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You could also enlist a friend to be your walking buddy. My mom walks regularly with a few of her friends. I don't think anyone would try to attack a pair or small group of people walking together....  Read more

WW-PP and 2 Hour Walks
Updated 3/28/2015 11:09:18 AM

I have been using Weight Watchers Points Plus plan for a few years now, unfortunately I haven't been able to stick with it for various (poor excuses) or reasons unavoidable (surgery). My husband and I are planning on getting pregnant, (it will...  Read more

I went to Costco & walked purposely up & down each
Updated 3/26/2015 10:29:41 PM

I went to Costco & walked purposely up & down each isle for an hr and when I got back to my car, my Fitbit Charge HR counted it as 326 steps (WAY under). Today I walked at work for 1 1/2hrs pushing a cart & it marked 775 steps (it's around a mile)......  Read more

Train for something

In October 2011 I was not able to complete a 5K walk that incorporated walking up 1000 steps (the annual Bisbee 1000, AZ). The next day I set out to lose 65 pounds and increase my strength and endurance so I can go back in 2012 and complete the walk...  Read more

WALKING A 5K

JUST WANTED TO SHARE IN MY DELIGHT. I WALKED IN MY 3rd 5K WALK IN 47.8 MINUTES. RECEIVED A MEDAL IN MY AGE GROUP 50 AND OVER FOR I'M 70 YRS YOUNG. IT WAS ESPECIALLY ENJOYABLE TO WALK WITH MY DAUGHTER 311...  Read more

THE WALKING WARRIORS_Sisters in Sweat

Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  Read more

In the Company of SparkPeople Heroes

By Bob Dawson On Saturday, March 27, 2010 I had the opportunity to meet up with some fellow SparkPeople members in Pittsburgh who were participating in the Just a Short Run. This was a series of races comprised of six events all going on at the...  Read more

Choose You Commitment: Commit to Putting Yourself First

Heart disease remains the leading cause of mortality here in the United States with all cancers following a close second. For women, breast cancer ranks just behind skin cancer as the leading cause of cancer diagnosis. According to recent statistics...  Read more

5k walk/run

Today I was able to complete a 5K with my family at the zoo. It was fun and I was happy to be able to run part of it with my son. Hopefully next time I will be able to run half of it. 521...  Read more

can i really do a 5k walk???

Well so i got this goal in my head to try to do a 5k walk by the Firecracker 5k in Tulsa this year. I think it would be a really good goal for me so that i can really press to get my exercise in. I do great with the food and the water, etc. But ex...  Read more