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Race Endurance Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Race Endurance.

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  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

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

Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

Are Your Fitness Goals Realistic?

In life, we're told to dream big. Reach for the stars. Go for the gold. While I think everyone would agree that having big aspirations is admirable not to mention inspiring, you should take a more calculated approach when setting fitness goals. I...  Read more

Tough Mudder type obstacle course races
Updated 7/1/2014 10:32:33 AM

For those that have participated in these type of events, what kind of training do you suggest? I can run a 5k no problem, I am currently working on my upper body strength. I have 9 weeks until my race which is 4 miles long with 17 obstacles in...  Read more

virtual race
Updated 6/23/2014 2:46:25 PM

I have joined a virtual race but I have a hard time getting to the spot to register and record, is there a short cut. I have to type virtual race into the search line on spark people then it sends me to multiple sites and I have to find the spark vir...  Read more

Missing an event due to a race, what to say?
Updated 6/16/2014 2:20:21 PM

I think I am going to miss a cousin's graduation party because of a race that I think will be helpful to me in my training for a harder marathon later this year. I feel bad because I did say I would go to the party if I was in town (I'm moving soon)....  Read more

Two 5k races in a month?
Updated 6/3/2014 8:42:16 AM

I'm running my first 5k on July 4 using the C25K program. In my area, there's not too many options for races until fall returns. There are two that I am interested in, one on Oct. 5 and another on Oct. 25, both are 5ks. Does anyone see any harm...  Read more

Need help with endurance. Any ideas?
Updated 5/15/2014 4:45:17 AM

Good morning everyone. So I am brand new to working out. This is day three of exercising and eating healthy food as well as staying within my calorie range each day. I am doing a 30 day squat challenge, a 30 day plank challenge, and started a 30 d...  Read more

Persevere

Just do a little bit more each day and you will get stronger and gain endurance....  Read more

How I squeeze in exercise

10 squats while brushing teethleg lifts while on phoneextra trip up the stairs for the endurance...  Read more

Road Runners

This is for anyone currently running road races or wanting to as one of your goals....  Read more

Refueling on the Run

I am in the midst of training for a number of fall races which commences with the Chicago Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon this Sunday and ends with the Las Vegas Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon on December 5th. Throw in the Hood to Coast Relay at the end of this m...  Read more

Inspiring Woman: Triathlete and Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor

Editor's Note (Nicole Nichols): I've had the pleasure of competing against Laurah Turner in multiple local races (and by "competing" I mean "watching her leave me in the dust"). I always found her athletic achievements adm...  Read more