San Jose Shamrock Run – Race Spotlight

There is a great new race by Represent Running (the same folks that bring you 408k, 415k Across the Bay, Silicon Valley Half and East Bay 510k) going down on March 17, 2019.  The first annual Shamrock Run in San Jose is a family friendly 5k, 10k and kids race with a mostly flat course … Continue reading San Jose Shamrock Run – Race Spotlight

2019 Decathlon Represent Running Ambassadors

We are beyond excited to be joining the 2019 Decathlon Represent Running team again in 2019!  Join us for this amazing series of races in the Bay Area! Decathlon USA and Represent Running have partnered up to bring you the best gear and races to the bay area this year. Read more about this on … Continue reading 2019 Decathlon Represent Running Ambassadors

Race Planning for Runners 2019

If you're like us, there were races you've read about or your friends ran and you're thinking, "I REALLY want to run that race next year!".  For the past few weeks, the Running Lushes have been in planning mode for our 2019 race year, and we want to share our secrets for planning a good … Continue reading Race Planning for Runners 2019

Run Local 408 Miles of Murals Run

This past Wednesday, the Running Lushes participated in the Run Local 408 "Miles of Murals Run". Run Local 408 is a new running crew from Represent Running/San Jose 408k that will be hosting free runs every Wednesday at 6pm throughout San Jose.  The kickoff was a great tour of the murals in downtown San Jose. The … Continue reading Run Local 408 Miles of Murals Run

Cross Training in the Karate Dojo

Many of us runners follow training plans that include "rest or cross train" on certain days of the week; however, we may be more inclined to "rest" than "cross train" with other activities on a consistent basis.  But cross training is critical for runners to aid in muscle recovery, and it can also improve cardiovascular … Continue reading Cross Training in the Karate Dojo

Race recap: Ragnar Tahoe Trail

The Running Lushes came and conquered Ragnar Tahoe Trail on July 20-21.  Like so many things, it did not go exactly as planned.  In some ways it exceeded our expectations, but it also included some tough spots for the team.  Read on for our recap of the race weekend including highlights and low spots. Our … Continue reading Race recap: Ragnar Tahoe Trail

Santa Rosa Marathon Race

The Santa Rosa Marathon in late August holds a special place on the medal hook for the Running Lushes.  It is one of our signature team races and we are proud to to be ambassadors as we feel strongly about the mission and quality of this race. This year's race was the 10th Year Anniversary and … Continue reading Santa Rosa Marathon Race

Race Spotlight – The Santa Rosa Marathon

Looking for an incredibly fun late summer race?  We are featuring one of our favorites and one of the our signature races, The Santa Rosa Marathon on August 25-26th!  In the words of Elizabeth Barrett Browning...Santa Rosa Marathon, how do we love thee?  Let us count the ways. 1. Flat, fast and very scenic course through … Continue reading Race Spotlight – The Santa Rosa Marathon