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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

''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

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

Great Weekend walks with hubby. planning to keep i
Updated 8/31/2015 4:50:26 PM

Great Weekend walks with hubby. planning to keep it up all week. my minimum step goal is 5,000, but I've been hitting g 10,000 most days. Gets easier every day!...  Read more

Started the 30:30 plan last week . A good motivati
Updated 8/31/2015 1:57:46 PM

Started the 30:30 plan last week . A good motivation to get up and move over and above housework. (30 minutes of exercising or walking everyday for 30 days). Join us . We inform one another at the end of the day if we want to....  Read more

Looking for training buddies to be accountable to
Updated 8/30/2015 11:32:57 PM

Looking for training buddies to be accountable to with similar scenario : I am a 45 year old mum with 3 school age kids and work part time, also work shiftwork. Would like to lose 40"...  Read more

Whole30 plan?
Updated 8/31/2015 1:12:38 PM

Has anyone tried it? In short, no dairy, grain, sugar, legumes for 30 days. whole30.com/downloads/official-whole30-pro
gram-rules.pdf...  Read more

What's everyone's plan for working out when the we
Updated 8/30/2015 4:02:35 PM

What's everyone's plan for working out when the weather starts getting bad?...  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

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

Start Training Now for SparkPeople's Fall 5K

Fall is almost here, but Halloween candy and décor is already appearing. While everyone's favorite candy-and-costumes holiday can be a real deterrent for your diet, you can vow to stay on track—at least when it comes to your fitness&...  Read more