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Marathon Training Plan Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Training Plan.

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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

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

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

ideas for weekly vegetarian meal planning
Updated 10/30/2014 11:41:41 AM

I just joined SPARK. wanted to get some good ideas for vegetarian meals. It shouldn't be that difficult, still I seem to come to my week with hardly any plans and fall short of my desired health plan. Any thoughts of how to look at the week a...  Read more

Meal Planning
Updated 10/30/2014 1:35:23 PM

Hi everyone, just wondering how many of you meal plan on a regular basis. I never really used to until about a year ago, I mean I had an idea of what we would be eating but now I do plan, almost religiously. Every Saturday I sit down and co...  Read more

Do you have a plan for Halloween?
Updated 10/27/2014 3:44:26 PM

one of my fast break goals this week is to take any leftover candy AWAY from here on the 1st of november so i'm not tempted! how about you?...  Read more

Should I wait to train for a 10k run?
Updated 10/27/2014 8:22:42 PM

I'm just a couple weeks from finishing the C25k program and I was wondering if I should wait to train for a 10k run until Spring rolls along? I'm thinking about going for it, but I want to know what everyone's opinions are. I run outside a...  Read more

My exercise plan for today
Updated 10/27/2014 8:51:29 AM

I got up earlier than usual so I could get in a walk before the day gets going. That way if I don't get to it later, I won't feel so negative at the end of the day....  Read more

walk my dog EVERYDAY, twice a day

I walk my dog everyday for 20-30 minutes each time, most of the time twice a day. he needs it and won't settle for less....  Read more

I make a weekly fitness-meal plan

I make a weekly fitness-meal plan. I am training for a half-marathon and get super hungry the day after a long run. Combining the meal planning with the fitness planning means I eat the right stuff for my level of activity. It also helps with the gro...  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

5 Reasons I've Never Had a Running Injury

This is the year of running for me. I ran my first half marathon this spring and will complete my third one this fall. I've reached new trail running goals, including a first and second place finish in recent races. In August, 11 other teammates...  Read more

Motivation Secrets from Top Marathoners

For some, fall signifies cooler temperatures and pumpkin picking. For others, it means marathon season. The world’s largest marathon, the ING New York City Marathon (boasting a record-high number of runners this year with 47,000 participants) t...  Read more

Philly Half Marathon Training Plan

First off, I have a training plan for my half marathon!! Go to my other blog for a bigger version --- thechickenscoop.net/2014/08/21/philly-ha
lf-marathon-training-plan/ I had a hard time picking a training plan so I finally just m...  Read more

Delaware Half Marathon Training Plan...

I went through my fitness magazines, Runner's World articles and ifit.com and settled on a Half Marathon ten week training schedule using my ifit module and my treadmill. Training begins tomorrow! Why wait?? We are getting into yucky weather and by...  Read more