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Marathon Schedule Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Schedule.

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

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

5 Things You Can Learn from Your Mistakes

I've always known that I'm a bit of a perfectionist. In high school, a B was never enough. In college, being in the middle of the bell-shaped curve wouldn't do. While the do-everything-perfectly mentality has pushed me in my adult life to...  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

10 Signs You're Watching Too Much Television

Many people claim that they don't have time to work out or cook healthy meals, yet they do find the time to park themselves in front of the TV. In fact, the average American watches 31.5 hours of TV per week, according to a 2010 Nielsen report. T...  Read more

5K ? Half Marathon? Anyone know?
Updated 3/19/2015 4:57:32 PM

Anyone know what the difference is between a Half Marathon and 5K or does a Half Marathon equal 5K? And Whats a Full Marathon? Thanks...  Read more

Training for a half marathon
Updated 3/13/2015 10:15:15 AM

My question is this..........I am training for a half marathon (my first race) that will be June 7th and I have gone out 2 days in a row. Yesterday I did 11.5 kilometers and today 8.5 kilometers. The weather has been great but tomorrow is the la...  Read more

realistic exercise schedule
Updated 3/10/2015 7:06:39 PM

I had every intention of sticking by my schedule. cardio 3x a week, strength 3x and rehab exercises (my knees) daily and some dance drillz 5-6 x a week I may have exaggerated my abilities. I'm still having problems getting enough sleep, so...  Read more

Meal Scheduling
Updated 3/7/2015 9:14:15 AM

My next major goal/hurdle I'm working to overcome is meal scheduling. Due to my hectic work schedule, I have a very hard time eating on a consistent basis, and I need to make some serious changes to change this or I'm never going to reach my goals....  Read more

I wish I had a set schedule at work so I could hav
Updated 3/5/2015 7:02:11 PM

I wish I had a set schedule at work so I could have a daily routine to follow but no doing all this to be healthy!!!...  Read more


ran a marathon...  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

College Survival Team

This is a team about surviving college from avoiding the freshmen 15 to learning how to fit exercise in our busy schedules!...  Read more

Run/Walk Method Works for Me: Will it Work for You?

As many of you may know I am a runner. 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 though not e...  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

Half marathon schedule & plan...

Okay, in order to prevent future injuries and to prevent my current injury from getting worse, I need a new plan. I have been in the habit (for too long) of signing up for races only to work out. I haven't trained for them, but I always planned...  Read more


A special THANK YOU and 247 to LIGHTNING RUNNER for pushing me and believing in my running! Below is my FULL marathon training schedule: Wk 1: S: 35 min, M: Rest, T: 35 min, W: 40 min, T: Cross train, F: Rest, Sat: 45 min Wk2: S: 35 m...  Read more