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Nyc Marathon Resources

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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

''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

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

Hi, I'm new. I am running my first 1/2 marathon to
Updated 1/21/2015 12:39:43 PM

Hi, I'm new. I am running my first 1/2 marathon tomorrow and just want to finish. Take care everyone!...  Read more

Finished my first Marathon!!!
Updated 2/6/2015 1:06:38 AM

This past weekend I participated n the Disney Marathon! I had to make several stops, but I finished, and earned my medal!! I am so proud of myself!...  Read more

Training for my first marathon. Anyone else???
Updated 1/4/2015 10:55:21 PM

Training for my first marathon. Anyone else???...  Read more

Hi My name is Eddie From NYC if there is any one t
Updated 1/4/2015 7:12:41 AM

Hi My name is Eddie From NYC if there is any one that could help lose 50 pounds by June of this year i would greatly appreciate it....  Read more

Reasonable goal to walk a half marathon
Updated 1/17/2015 6:50:52 AM

is it realistic to think I will be able to walk and complete a half marathon by late summer 2015, when I currently weigh 335, have ILD and arthritis? I would love to do a halfer for Children With Cancer. I am able to do 20 mins of chair exercise now...  Read more

Visualize

When I feel my workout is extra challenging, I visualize something motivating to help make it easier....  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

Half Marathon

Curious about HMs or love them already? Trying to lose weight or improve nutrition while training? Comfortable with the 10K or 10M distance? Join the team, swap concerns, and share race reports!...  Read more

Living My Life as an Adventure

On March 18th I had the honor and privilege to run the New York Road Runners New York City Half-Marathon along with 15,000 other runners from across the globe.  The elite field consisted of United States Olympic hopefuls, Meb Keflezighi, Desiree...  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

2013 NYC Marathon

Starting with the positive - I ran the NYC marathon last week, and it was a really great experience - much more fun than I imagined it would be. It was worth the 2 year wait. The crowd support was amazing. My time was ok. I can't really compl...  Read more

Day 3 November Challenge (NYC Marathon)

I was glued to the boob tube this morning to watch the NYC Marathon. It is the first time I have done that and it was great! These runners are amazing. I know two people that ran it and that made it more exciting for me. The stories and reasons why s...  Read more