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Training Plan 5k Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Training Plan 5k.

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Spark Your Way to a 5K

Running or walking a 5K (3.1-mile) race is a fun and realistic goal for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you're ready to train for your first 5K, but not sure where to start, don't worry! SparkPeople's certified trainers have created...  Read more

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

8 Lessons from My First 5K Race

I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa...  Read more

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  Read more

''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

21 Day Fix nutrition plan VS Sparkpeople...HELP!
Updated 4/30/2016 11:52:15 PM

I am considering starting the 21 day fix nutrition and workout plan...maybe not perfectly, cuz i don't have the containers, but i know what the measurements are, and also because i don't have complete control over the food i eat at home due to living...  Read more

I had an awesome day. I beat my previous 5k stroll
Updated 4/30/2016 10:36:05 PM

I had an awesome day. I beat my previous 5k stroller time by 3 mins, I met some other moms that I have seen several times at races and joined their mom run group....  Read more

I have such big plans for myself, but struggling w
Updated 4/30/2016 6:41:42 PM

I have such big plans for myself, but struggling with the day to day basics that will get me to the right place. May really needs to be better!...  Read more

Walked 5k Walk to cure Arthritis...felt so great!
Updated 4/30/2016 8:52:54 PM

Walked 5k Walk to cure Arthritis...felt so great! Fun and memories!...  Read more

I walked my 1st 5K today. I just wanted to finish.
Updated 4/30/2016 3:45:06 PM

I walked my 1st 5K today. I just wanted to finish. And I didn't come in dead last! This was a huge accomplishment for me. I have dropped 10 lbs. In the last 2 months and while I am still far away from my goal, I went out of my comfort zone and did it...  Read more

Distance not time!

I'm training for my first 5k--my goal is reaching that distance every time I'm on the treadmill not completing it within a certain amount of time. I know that as my training progresses the time will start decreasing. BUT hitting that goal of completi...  Read more

1st Plateau Broken!

I hit my first plateau after the first 15 pounds. I reassessed my calorie intake and my exercise routine. I adjusted my calories down about 100 to 200 per day. I added resistance training, and upped the mileage per week that I was walking by a half o...  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

5 Weeks to a 5K and a Healthier You!

Spring is just around the corner, a time when 5K races are a popular weekend activity. Perhaps you’ve thought it might be fun to try one, but fear you’d never be able to finish. Maybe you’ve walked a 5K in the past, but you’re...  Read more

Run a 5K in 5 Weeks with SparkPeople's Virtual Race

Running or walking a 5K is a great fitness goal for people of all fitness levels. It's an achievable distance, yet gives you a real feeling of accomplishment! While it does take a few weeks of training to complete that 3.1-mile distance, signing...  Read more