Jackie (MISSJCISRUNNING) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2007. She started running to help deal with the death of her mother and has progressed to marathon and triathlon training.
What made you decide to start running?
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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.
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Lisa (SING4YOU57) has been a SparkPeople member since 2007. She has lost almost 200 pounds over the past 3 years through a healthy diet and regular exercise. Lisa went from running for 30 seconds at a time to completing her first triathlon in 2009.
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Gail (RHYNIC) has been a SparkPeople member since 2006. She is a co-leader for the Road Runners SparkTeam, which is the largest SparkTeam for runners, with more than 70,000 members. Gail has been running for more than 3 years; she started w... Read more
I'm going to start running tomorrow for exercise in addition to my tae-bo aerobics. I will be doing it every other day, so like M,W,F, with tae-bo Tues, Thurs, Sat. This is my problem. Last time (3-4 years ago) I picked up running I severely strained... Read more
I've been Sparking now for a couple of weeks but before that had been absent for awhile.
On my new Start page, on the right hand side are the ability to track how much sleep I'm getting and my mood? These are NOT something I had ever set up be... Read more
I've been consistent on SP off and on. I'm on again. I decided to track my life goals here. I've got a smart phone. Downloaded various apps to track my various health issues. I discovered that SP has it all and i can create my own trackers too. Now a... Read more
Hi Everyone. I am a returning member but haven't been here in about ten years and there is a lot more information and resources than in the past on this website. My name is Michelle and I would like to lose about 60 pounds. I used to have, probabl... Read more
Start by walking, and carry a stop watch. Start running, and clock the amount of time you run each time you do it. Alternate walking and running and look at your total time running at the end. Next time out, try to increase it for the same course,... Read more
We've gathered links to this month's latest and healthiest articles from SparkPeople!
10 Keys to Keeping the Weight Off These strategies will help you look and feel great long after you reach your goal.
A Surprising Exercise th... Read more
We've all had those times when we set a goal, start working toward it, and then begin to wonder if we're going to be successful. Was my goal to aggressive? Is this the wrong time to pursue it? Do I have all of the tools I need? Whether your goal... Read more
Last year I managed to run a 5k. It was so much fun! I really want to do it again, but, unfortunately my shoes aren't up to par. Around Christmas time I stopped running for a few weeks because I was kind of depressed. When I started back up again I i... Read more
Good news from my Orthopedic Dr this morning -- I got the green light to start running again, albeit VERY slowly to start! He also wants me to get some off the shelf orthotics to help cushion the Achilles tendon. I'll go look for those later this w... Read more
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