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Half Marathon Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Half Marathon.

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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

Charity Races Mix Fitness and Fundraising

Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther...  Read more

The Importance of Setting Medium-Term Goals

So often we daydream and think of some far-off goal that we would like to achieve. "I want to play the guitar in a band," "I want to run a marathon", "I want to be better at my job," etc. It's not difficult at th...  Read more

How Weight-Loss Blogging Can Help You Reach Your Goals

To some, "blogging" may seem confusing or somewhat intimidating. Heck, even the word “blog” itself sounds a little sci-fi. But I’m here to tell you that blogging is actually quite easy, and it can be immensely helpful in s...  Read more

Moving Forward with the Run/Walk Training Method

I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa...  Read more

Today lunch: half bake sweet potato. 3 bake chicke
Updated 7/15/2016 4:50:47 PM

Today lunch: half bake sweet potato. 3 bake chicken wings and fresh green beans. Meditation daily. Eating healthier...  Read more

Gained a pound and a half. It is definitely time t
Updated 7/16/2016 12:33:58 AM

Gained a pound and a half. It is definitely time to crack down on my food intake!...  Read more

BANANA SPLIT SMOOTHIE * 1 small ripe banana (froze is best) * 1 c. strawberry halves (fresh/froze)
Updated 7/14/2016 11:25:42 PM

BANANA SPLIT SMOOTHIE * 1 small ripe banana (froze is best) * 1 c. strawberry halves (fresh/froze) * 4-5 tsp. unsweet cocoa powder * 1/4 c. pineapple tidbits (optional) * ice * unsweet almond milk (enough to make everything blend) You're welcome :)...  Read more

I've lost 9lbs in the last two n a half weeks. I f
Updated 7/14/2016 11:20:13 AM

I've lost 9lbs in the last two n a half weeks. I feel so proud! I didn't think I was doing so well! Almost 10lbs down and I can't wait to drop more! I even have had some treats and a cheat day!...  Read more

Half a cup of strawberries on a piece of honey whe
Updated 7/14/2016 12:40:30 PM

Half a cup of strawberries on a piece of honey wheat toast with a tablespoon of peanut butter.. That was my breakfast.. What did y'all have.....  Read more

set up a tangible goal

Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I c...  Read more

Have a goal!

Set a goal. I use marathons (half marathons, 5 or 10 k's) to motivate me to exercise. The goal is not to "win," but to DO IT. I just finished the LA Marathon on March 21st. 7 hours, 1 minute and 23 seconds! 7 hours of steady 16-minute miles. An...  Read more

Half Marathon

Curious about HMs or love them already? Trying to lose weight or improve nutrition while training? Comfortable with the 10K or 10M distance? Join the team, swap concerns, and share race reports!...  Read more

SparkPeople Members Take on Vegas

It's hard to believe just ten short months ago SparkPeople runners and walkers traveled from all over the country to run the first of many races in 2010. We all met in New Orleans to run in the Mardi Gras Rock N Roll Marathon and Half-Marathon at the...  Read more

Two Inspiring SparkPeople Members Take on Walking Events

At the end of February I had the pleasure of participating in the Mardi Gras Marathon and Half-marathon in New Orleans with fourteen other SparkPeople members. While many of us participating were runners, two members, RELLIMTENAJ (AKA Janet, at right...  Read more

BIGGEST LOSER HALF MARATHON Ė HAPPY WITH MY CHOICE FOR A FIRST HALF MARATHON

Yesterday, March 30,2014, I participated in a Biggest Loser Run/Walk Half Marathon. This was my first half marathon. Iíve previously participated in 2 5K races. One was 14 months ago and the other was at least 5 years ago. Yeah. Iím so not an ex...  Read more

Race #13/Half Marathon #7 of 2012: Bellingham Bay Half Marathon

Today my husband and I ran what has become one of my favorite half marathons to do, the Bellingham Bay Half Marathon. The race starts and finishes in downtown Bellingham, quite a distance north of us, so we opted to make a weekend of it and go up on...  Read more