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Training Plan 5k Resources

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

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

#Excited-big weekend of Cardinal@Baseball planned
Updated 9/30/2016 9:40:09 PM

#Excited-big weekend of Cardinal@Baseball planned with old friends. Packing my water and apples in a backpack. Hopefully security lets me in the gate with them,otherwise, I might be forced to drink a few #Budweiser#King#of#Beers!...  Read more

Very busy day... potty training, dog needed to go
Updated 9/30/2016 1:35:46 PM

Very busy day... potty training, dog needed to go to the vet, and boyfriend left lunch at home...thank goodness for chic-fil-a and their healthier meal choices. I'm staying on track and on goal by making better choices!!!...  Read more

Did you blow your fitness plan this summer?
Updated 9/30/2016 12:50:20 PM

My highest weight was 275 lbs and my lowest was 167 lbs Currently I'm off my lowest weight and find myself needing to lose a few pounds. Take note I didn't want to get back on scale and see the damage until I have a sense of control and stop the cr...  Read more

I am participating in a memorial and benefit 5k wa
Updated 9/30/2016 12:39:15 PM

I am participating in a memorial and benefit 5k walk/run tomorrow. It is to remember those who lost their lives in a shooting at our local college on 10/1/15. Please keep those families in your thoughts and prayers....  Read more

Good Morning Spark Peeps... Plan for the weekend
Updated 9/30/2016 12:30:32 PM

Good Morning Spark Peeps... Plan for the weekend!! Let get thru it successfully. Clean eating, high protien, eat often, lots of water, and some exercise!!...  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

Treadmill Trick

I'm training to run a 5k this summer by using th 5K Your Way Walk/Jog Program. I use the treadmill and find myself losing steam by the end of the workout. I visualize a dirt path, trees, and water to one side of me (a relaxing setting that looks like...  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