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Marathon Run Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Run.

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

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

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

''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

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

Had an awesome interval run/walk tonight! I can ru
Updated 5/27/2016 9:50:28 AM

Had an awesome interval run/walk tonight! I can run 3 mins straight! May sound small but I'm so happy :)...  Read more

Got a good 2 mile walk/run in. Im sore but mentall
Updated 5/26/2016 11:10:20 PM

Got a good 2 mile walk/run in. Im sore but mentally I feel great!...  Read more

Podcast suggestions for walks/runs? Annnnnd go! ;) #fitness
Updated 5/26/2016 9:06:05 PM

Podcast suggestions for walks/runs? Annnnnd go! ;) #fitness...  Read more

Well, had a full line of test run on my heart this
Updated 5/26/2016 7:36:53 PM

Well, had a full line of test run on my heart this last week. Everything looks good. I have lost 12.4 lbs this week so I am on my way. Thanks for all the encouragement...  Read more

ObGyn has shot down my running privilege while pre
Updated 5/26/2016 4:58:06 PM

ObGyn has shot down my running privilege while pregnant I'm healthy I ran 10-15 miles a week for the past 2 years wtf!? But I am allowed to do weights what is the big difference!? I'm so angry at her and myself I ran till 9w now11 so angry...  Read more

Old Fashioned Cheering, Meet New Technology

I've asked friends to call my Google Voice Number and leave me an encouraging message for my Half Marathon run. I'll add the messages to my iPod Shuffle so they will play randomly between my running songs during the race....  Read more


ran a marathon...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

In the News: Fastest Runner (Finally) Crowned Winner

If you are a runner, then you know that fall and spring are the top marathon running seasons across the country. As more and more marathons debut each year, traveling throughout the US to run is becoming quite a popular rite of passage. And the Nike...  Read more

13 Inspiring Instrumental Workout Songs

Editor's Note (Nicole Nichols): Here at SparkPeople, we know just how powerful music can be as a motivator for your workouts, which is why we try to share new music ideas often. My friend Susie (who is an amazing Spinning instructor) uses a lot o...  Read more

New York City Marathon run since 1976

Here's an interesting article about a 70 year old man who has run this since 1976.
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1st post half-marathon run

i rested for a few days after the half-marathon. yesterday, the air was too unhealthy to run. it was marginal this morning, so i went before it got worse. did 2.45 miles in 28 minutes. i've been training for distance, so i haven't pushed the spee...  Read more