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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

Grab the dog & walk!
Updated 4/21/2015 11:53:16 PM

Sure helps when you have a companion to cover those miles...  Read more

Well...I was able to go for a 2 mile walk with my
Updated 4/21/2015 7:57:53 PM

Well...I was able to go for a 2 mile walk with my boys. The weather cleared up , it was just a little windy and only one of the boys wines the hole time. That is progress:)...  Read more

I just walked home, its a Lil over a mile n my 13y
Updated 4/22/2015 4:26:42 PM

I just walked home, its a Lil over a mile n my 13yr old son meet me halfway n I was panting!!! How did I let myself get to 322 POUNDS!! OMG WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME?!?! IM KILLING MYSELF! I told my son don't EVER get like me, bad thing is he thinks...  Read more

Walked for 1 hour today...felt amazing to do that.
Updated 4/22/2015 7:26:41 AM

Walked for 1 hour today...felt amazing to do that...I'm proud of myself of the effort I'm putting in...just have to remind myself to take it easy so I don't crash and burn..I did it๐Ÿ™Œ...  Read more

Hope you enjoyed the walk and the pups. Don't worr
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Hope you enjoyed the walk and the pups. Don't worry about the gain...as others said, weight can fluctuate over short periods of time....  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/jog training improvement

Finally got through a whole walk with no stitch, pushed myself harder. Finally getting somewhere. Will have a strength training day tomorrow , then get back into it the day after. ...  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