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Marathon Distance Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Distance.

Post-Marathon Recovery Tips

Running a marathon can be one of the greatest and most challenging experiences of your life.   I can’t say that I always love training for these races, but the feeling of accomplishment I experience when I cross the finish line is lik...  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

''How I Became a Runner at Age 48''

Robin (KASHMIR) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2006. She has lost 95 pounds and is training for her first marathon. Robin Before Robin After What m...  Read more

Don't Be a Runnin' Fool

Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n...  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

What distance is showing on Misfit's app or site f

What distance is showing on Misfit's app or site for you for today and yesterday? Also, how many steps? Coach Denise...  Read more

It looks like some distance is coming over, but do

It looks like some distance is coming over, but does look to be off. I have sent a note to our tech team to see if they can tell what is happening for you. I'll let you know what I hear back from them. Coach Denise...  Read more

Okay so I'm terrible at reading the distance on my
Updated 2/2/2016 11:07:40 PM

Okay so I'm terrible at reading the distance on my treadmill so let's say for instance my distance is 1.677 does that one in the front stand for one mile ? This has always confused me lol help please...  Read more

I walked with MapMyWalk! Distance: 1.10mi, time: 2
Updated 2/2/2016 2:04:54 PM

I walked with MapMyWalk! Distance: 1.10mi, time: 27:24, pace: 24:59min/mi, speed: 2.40mi/h.
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Different machines give different distances...?
Updated 2/2/2016 7:14:05 AM

Different machines give different distances...?...  Read more

What worked for me

Start walking. The trick to healthy walking is not doing it today. The real trick is doing it tomorrow and the next day. We aren't talking about a stroll around the mall. Get out there and stride!...  Read more


ran a marathon...  Read more

Trail Runners

Anyone who is into trail running and racing, from short distance to the ultra long stuff! From beginner to veteran! Come play in the mud with us and have some fun!!...  Read more

New Yearís Resolutions: Have You Kept Yours?

I donít know about you, but this year is flying by. Itís hard to believe in less than 2 weeks half the year will be well behind us with only 6 more months left to go until we begin 2010. This had me thinking it was time to re-evaluate my goals that I...  Read more

The Changes I Made in 2009

I am not one to make New Year's resolutions, however that does not mean I don't like to set goals for myself. In fact, when you read Chris Downie's book, "The Spark", you will gain a deeper understanding as to the importance goal-setting has in our...  Read more

Made the half marathon distance

On Saturday I did 13.5 miles, technically. I started my jog in 68 degrees at 9:30 am and the temp climbed quickly. The first half felt great, but I really slowed down on the second half. By the time I finished at 12:30 it was 84 degrees! Took more a...  Read more

Half marathon distance

Between 7.5 miles yesterday and 6 miles today, I covered the half marathon distance! That isn't much to more motivated exercise people but I'm pretty happy with it! My husband actually said he is thinking about another 1/2 marathon! I couldn...  Read more