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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

6am walk, and eggs for breakfast I'd say that's a
Updated 8/26/2016 7:33:34 AM

6am walk, and eggs for breakfast I'd say that's a great start to my day! Happy Friday spark peeps make it count!...  Read more

Happy Friday!! Gonna get my walking in early cause
Updated 8/26/2016 6:23:34 AM

Happy Friday!! Gonna get my walking in early cause Friday's my shopping day. I spend all morning with my sister going to like 5 stores. Lots of steps lol...  Read more

Not been a good week. First my knee, then my back is out of whack. Only got a few walks in this wee
Updated 8/26/2016 12:36:05 AM

Not been a good week. First my knee, then my back is out of whack. Only got a few walks in this week and it is killing me. Had to finish getting my classroom set up and ready for school next week too. Looking forward to healing up and better days....  Read more

#Walking/low calories I walked 2 miles. Had a 400
Updated 8/25/2016 11:24:06 PM

#Walking/low calories I walked 2 miles. Had a 400 cal. Breakfast....  Read more

Switching it up from walking so much. Focusing on
Updated 8/25/2016 7:50:59 PM

Switching it up from walking so much. Focusing on toning as well....  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