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Half Marathon Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Half Marathon.

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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

''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

Lost inches this week but gained almost half a pou
Updated 8/28/2015 9:25:26 AM

Lost inches this week but gained almost half a pound. I'm trying really hard to focus on the fact that my muscles are visibly more toned. I think this whole scale thing has just been so engrained in my subconscious that it's easier to focus on that.....  Read more

Larger adverts that take up half the screen
Updated 8/29/2015 4:10:58 AM

What am I struggling with today is the large advert at the top of these pages. Now I know that we have to have adverts but we don't need adverts that take up half the screen and take 10 seconds to load. I am fed up with clicking on some link an...  Read more

Registered for my First Half Marathon!!!! Here's t
Updated 8/26/2015 3:32:25 PM

Registered for my First Half Marathon!!!! Here's to it!...  Read more

Just moved half way across the country and making
Updated 8/31/2015 12:11:48 AM

Just moved half way across the country and making a new start. I'm trying to lead a healthier life and get in shape. 40 lbs is the most I've ever tried to lose and I need some motivated friends who understand the struggle. :) Good luck to everyone!...  Read more

In it for the long haul. It's a marathon, not a sp
Updated 8/24/2015 3:49:20 PM

In it for the long haul. It's a marathon, not a sprint....  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