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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

I had an awesome day. I beat my previous 5k stroll
Updated 4/30/2016 10:36:05 PM

I had an awesome day. I beat my previous 5k stroller time by 3 mins, I met some other moms that I have seen several times at races and joined their mom run group....  Read more

Depressed! So I went for a 30 minute walk it reall
Updated 4/30/2016 5:25:10 PM

Depressed! So I went for a 30 minute walk it really helped!...  Read more

Walked 5k Walk to cure Arthritis...felt so great!
Updated 4/30/2016 8:52:54 PM

Walked 5k Walk to cure Arthritis...felt so great! Fun and memories!...  Read more

I walked my 1st 5K today. I just wanted to finish.
Updated 4/30/2016 3:45:06 PM

I walked my 1st 5K today. I just wanted to finish. And I didn't come in dead last! This was a huge accomplishment for me. I have dropped 10 lbs. In the last 2 months and while I am still far away from my goal, I went out of my comfort zone and did it...  Read more

Today I ran a 5k and placed 1/20 in my age group, something I NEVER thought possible a year ago! Spa
Updated 4/30/2016 3:49:39 PM

Today I ran a 5k and placed 1/20 in my age group, something I NEVER thought possible a year ago! Spark has really helped me reach so many goals, thank you to everyone out there who post inspirational stories everyday! We got this!!...  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

The 5k Walk/Jog Challenge Day 11

This is the first challenge i have done on spark people and i must say i have really enjoyed this and also really enjoyed running which i never thought i would. I am currently on day 11 of the program and i truly do feel a lot better in myself that...  Read more

5K walk

I just joined the 5K Walk Challenge. I always wanted to participate in a marathon. Too pumped up....  Read more