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Marathon Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Running Form.

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

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

''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

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

Got the sweat running and feeling great, glad I ma
Updated 11/25/2015 10:05:56 AM

Got the sweat running and feeling great, glad I made the right choice today....  Read more

running in the cold?
Updated 11/24/2015 6:54:21 PM

Good morning all. I am almost finished with week 6 of a couch to 5k program. I am new to running (or slow jogging in my case). Although we have had a very mild November in New York it has started to get cold now and I am wondering if any of you runne...  Read more

I achieved a fitness goal: I have run over 200 mi
Updated 11/23/2015 12:42:11 PM

I achieved a fitness goal: I have run over 200 miles this calendar year! I'm a happy Newbie Runner...  Read more

29yo had quit smoking & was comfortably running 5k
Updated 11/22/2015 9:02:42 PM

29yo had quit smoking & was comfortably running 5km distances last summer... I have relapsed but want to be there again before the big 30 in March & to loose 35pounds. Tracking food is so revealing! Would love some buddies to share the journey with.....  Read more

I am SO tiered and run down, its only 4:33 and if
Updated 11/21/2015 7:52:40 PM

I am SO tiered and run down, its only 4:33 and if I could I'd be in the bed for the night! Wish I knew why: (...  Read more


ran a marathon...  Read more

Look at everything in a positive way!

No matter what happens it is important for me to look at things in a different and positive way. The old "if life gives you lemons, make lemonade" attitude. If I gain weight, the gain is motivation to put in extra workout or be creative with my mea...  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

If Running Doesn't Work for You, Think About Race Walking

Recently at the dailySpark, we have celebrated with Coach Nancy and Coach Jen as they successfully completed the Chicago Marathon. We have also heard about how their training motivated Coach Nicole and Coach Stepf to take up running to successfully...  Read more

I Have a New Fitness Goal

When I took inventory of my life for 2010 and shared it with you, there's something I didn't tell you. I hope you can forgive me. I didn't intentionally leave it out, and it was really firmly planned then. However, it's something I think you should a...  Read more