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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 was insane! I had maybe an hour and a half w
Updated 6/23/2016 11:17:20 PM

Today was insane! I had maybe an hour and a half without work, it was so busy! I did chair Tai Chi this afternoon and a Leslie workout tonight and I'm ready to get some beauty sleep!...  Read more

Ugh dammit I just spent a half hour composing a blog post and then somehow hit my back button or som
Updated 6/23/2016 5:28:37 PM

Ugh dammit I just spent a half hour composing a blog post and then somehow hit my back button or something and it vanished. 😒 #firstworldproblems...  Read more

Been at this for 2 and half weeks now and already
Updated 6/23/2016 12:59:36 PM

Been at this for 2 and half weeks now and already down 8 lbs! #firstpost...  Read more

Just about half way through my #Whole30 program. I
Updated 6/22/2016 2:31:38 PM

Just about half way through my #Whole30 program. It's been tough, especially where sugar is concerned. I have NEVER gone this long without it. I'm feeling pretty proud of myself, but I also really want a doughnut!...  Read more

Tip of the day: if making mashed potato do half ca
Updated 6/21/2016 3:39:51 PM

Tip of the day: if making mashed potato do half cauliflower so you use less potatoes, you can barely taste the difference!...  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 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. Ive previously participated in 2 5K races. One was 14 months ago and the other was at least 5 years ago. Yeah. Im 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