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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

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  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

Walking 8-10 miles per day. Eating 1200 calories f
Updated 7/19/2016 5:37:34 PM

Walking 8-10 miles per day. Eating 1200 calories from a whole food plant based diet per day. Drinking plenty of water. The weight loss is just so slow, I'm only losing 1-2 pounds per month, not per week. The struggle is real. I won't give up!...  Read more

Completed my first HIIT workout today and walked 6
Updated 7/19/2016 12:05:32 AM

Completed my first HIIT workout today and walked 6 miles. Man I'm beat! #firstpost...  Read more

Day 2 and going strong! Walked and ate well. Finally, I am feeling stronger. I increased my steps
Updated 7/18/2016 11:09:18 PM

Day 2 and going strong! Walked and ate well. Finally, I am feeling stronger. I increased my steps to 9000 a day after suffering from plantar fasciitis. My body was telling me to change my lifestyle. #nofastfood #Dukandiet...  Read more

Went walking at parks today with my hisband and so
Updated 7/18/2016 9:56:25 PM

Went walking at parks today with my hisband and son once this morning and once in the late afternoon lots of family time and lost 11 pounds! Been craving mountain dew but needing this water #tryingtostayfit...  Read more

Went for a walk didn't feel like it but gald I did
Updated 7/18/2016 8:30:21 PM

Went for a walk didn't feel like it but gald I did....  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

Day 3: 5k walk/jog challenge

I left it until 9pm to go out for my walk/jog session which is too late. I watched the clock all the way round. I didn't find it difficult today, but I made it harder on myself by circling the streets near home, wishing it was over! I need to get...  Read more

Day 1 - 5k walk/jog challenge

Just completed Day 1 and it was tougher than I thought, but I enjoyed it very much. I hope I've found the "something" I needed to get me back on track!...  Read more