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Trail Running Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Trail Running Training.

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''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

How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq...  Read more

Find the Perfect Workout Shoe for You

Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling...  Read more

A Hiker's Guide to the Perfect Day Pack

Whether you’re trekking Machu Picchu, the Grand Canyon or the spectacular unknown of your local hiking trails, how you choose to prepare for a hike can make or break the entire experience. While longer, more strenuous hikes often require more a...  Read more

Hike Yourself Fit

I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro...  Read more

So happy right now! Just finished a 4 mile run and
Updated 6/3/2015 11:24:10 AM

So happy right now! Just finished a 4 mile run and although it felt extremely hard I'm really happy I did it. Now I just need to focus on eating right😊...  Read more

running behind, but if I can count the 1 cup/water
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running behind, but if I can count the 1 cup/water in my smoothie I'm at 4 (well, 3.5 - sipping on the rest now before I go refill my bottle). LOL...  Read more

Anyone using run keeper and want to be a buddy (on
Updated 6/3/2015 9:15:12 AM

Anyone using run keeper and want to be a buddy (on here or there)? I love that it syncs here and gives me plans to try complete with night before reminders that I have a run coming up....  Read more

I actually ran yesterday while playing with my son
Updated 6/3/2015 7:49:50 AM

I actually ran yesterday while playing with my son I havent wanted to or attempted do that in years it felt so good to be able to outrun the kids. Small goals are attainable. .....  Read more

does anyone know if the run keeper app is accurate
Updated 6/2/2015 7:53:02 PM

does anyone know if the run keeper app is accurate? I have a hard time trusting it....  Read more

Try Something you Think you Don't Like

I avoided running at ALL costs (even when I was 110 pounds and 14 years old.) I hated the out of breath feeling, but I started a 5 training program to increase my endurance, and guess what.... I actually like running. I'm not out in freezing temps o...  Read more

Use a virtual treadmill app and listen to Pandora

I found a couple great apps for ipad that show great trails for running or biking or hiking as you work on the treadmill or stationary bike. And while I'm "running on the trail" I can listen to all my favorite music on Pandora. I want to get in my ex...  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

7 Good Reasons to Try a Trail Workout

One thing I love about spring weather is the opportunity to spend more time outdoors. While I run and walk my dog outside in rain, snow and even ice, it sure is a lot more pleasant when the temperature is moderate, the sun is shining, the flowers and...  Read more

Spring: The Perfect Season for New Fitness Goals

One of the reasons I have managed to work out consistently for many years is that I always keep my routines fresh and interesting. For me, it's not enough to just change up my strength-training routine or running route (although I do both). I als...  Read more