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Running Races Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Races.

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''Running Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds!''

Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon. ...  Read more

Busting the Top 4 Cardio Machine Myths

Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal...  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

Reference Guide to Cross-Training

How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in...  Read more

9 Helpful Tips for Your First Charity Race

Now that summer is mostly behind us and cooler temperatures are starting to drift in, the prime season for charity runs and walks begins. People of all abilities lace up their running and walking shoes and hit the pavement to raise money for many gre...  Read more

new Apple watch! Taking it for a run this morning.
Updated 5/1/2015 1:40:13 PM

new Apple watch! Taking it for a run this morning. I'm wondering if Sparkpeople will adapt the app....  Read more

If I'm getting nausea after I jog slash run does t
Updated 4/28/2015 8:47:48 PM

If I'm getting nausea after I jog slash run does that mean I'm overdoing it?...  Read more

I ran 2.5 miles this morning and did Turbofire 30h
Updated 4/29/2015 6:16:52 AM

I ran 2.5 miles this morning and did Turbofire 30hiit and 30 minutes of yoga tonight. My mind is the only thing holding me back from my goals! I will overcome!...  Read more

Try laying off the "bouncy" exercises (running, hi
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Try laying off the "bouncy" exercises (running, high-impact aerobics) for a couple of days and RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) for pain. Definitely stretch after your workouts. If pain persists, talk to your doctor....  Read more

I like the fitbit step counter. I ran 5k this morn
Updated 4/28/2015 11:43:56 AM

I like the fitbit step counter. I ran 5k this morning but forgot fitbit. Entered in SP. It doesn't seem to sync both ways, only fitbit to SP. Will this change?...  Read more

Register for a race

By keeping running races on my planner throughout the year helps keep me motivated to lace up for my training programs....  Read more

Donate Old Running Race Trophies

I had lots of trophies from running races that I acquired through the years. So I took off the metal plate that has the age group and race info on the front to save and gave the trophy to an organization that serves special needs kids. They have eve...  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

Runners Are Being Urged to Limit Caffeine Consumption

A few years ago you could pick up almost any running or fitness magazine and read about the benefits of consuming caffeine prior to running or exercising. Runners, just like many of you, like to take a swig of their favorite caffeinated beverage befo...  Read more

SparkPeople Members Celebrate Together At The Finish Line

SparkPeople members are in the news once again! Seven members (who met on our site) recently completed various distances of the Surf City Marathon in Huntington Beach, California. When their story was featured on CNN.com, we asked if they wanted t...  Read more

Running races at 240's lbs, frustration vs accomplishment

I am experiencing a MIX of emotions as I reflect on my races for 2012! I am frustrated/embarrassed that my times are soooo SLOW and it is taking me FOREVER to get back where I was!!!!! BUT hey I am 65 lbs heavier than my "normal" weight.(try...  Read more

My comeback to running races...

runforyourlives.com/orlando-overview/ I can think of no better thing to train for than to run from zombies. I've got plenty of time to get my butt on the treadmill and around my neighborhood. Besides, this will cinch the fact that I could escap...  Read more