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Marathon Training Plans Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Training Plans.

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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

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

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

Planning to give aging a run for its money!
Updated 4/28/2016 9:51:35 PM

I'm 51 years old, and hoping to build a community of like minded people around me, that are planning to fight aging with everything they have! For me, that means: taking off the excess weight by eating nutritiously(portions, choices, moderation);...  Read more

I'm running my 24th half marathon on Sunday...and
Updated 4/28/2016 12:16:04 PM

I'm running my 24th half marathon on Sunday...and then running 7K more afterwards back to my car....  Read more

Just started a pretty strict clean eating plan, af
Updated 4/28/2016 12:41:50 PM

Just started a pretty strict clean eating plan, after a long long time of a terrible diet. I'm finding myself dizzy from time to time now. Can this be from reducing caloric intake and cutting out the fake stuff?...  Read more

What are you plans this weekend? What active? Ever
Updated 4/28/2016 8:21:39 AM

What are you plans this weekend? What active? Everyone smile it is Thursday. :)...  Read more

Not doing well on my plan. My mother has been very
Updated 4/28/2016 8:20:24 AM

Not doing well on my plan. My mother has been very ill and in the hospital for two weeks now, and I have been up there with her as much as possible. I haven't been tracking or exercising the way in should. I need to refocus, I was doing so well......  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

1/2 Marathon Goal

First 1/2 marathon for me is scheduled Labor Day weekend! Using a tried/true plan from Team N Training really helps to train for this goal! And the added element to my future success is that I have walking/jogging buddies making me accountable to sho...  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