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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

East Bay 510k Race Spotlight

The Represent Running East Bay 510k is a 5k or 10k race that takes place on Sunday, October 14, 2018 in Berkley, CA. It is an awesome course with sweeping views of San Francisco! It is also the third race in the 2018 Run the Bay Challenge so you earn the challenge medal if you ran the … Continue reading East Bay 510k Race Spotlight

Running Lushes – Weekly Run’d-Up

It was a great week of running and wanted to share some of the fun community run events we attended this past week! Check out our race calendar for upcoming races and events and join us! Check out the slideshow below to see how we conquered the Brazen Nitro Trail 10k & Half Marathon (1st place … Continue reading Running Lushes – Weekly Run’d-Up

How to Thank your #motherrunner on Mother’s Day

If you are like us, Mother's Day has totally snuck up on you this year and you are frantically trying to decide between the edible bouquet or just go with the homemade cards your kids made.  Don't do it!  Try one of these instead and be the #gifthero! 1. We may be moms, but we … Continue reading How to Thank your #motherrunner on Mother’s Day

Represent Running Inaugural Silicon Valley Half Marathon

The Running Lushes joined forces with Represent Running last year and really respected their mission of bringing the "local" back to Bay Area races.  After running the 408k, we had high expectations for this past weekend's inaugural Silicon Valley Half Marathon and Food Truck 5k race festival.  It did not disappoint! Buckle your seat belt … Continue reading Represent Running Inaugural Silicon Valley Half Marathon

Trail Running – Not Just For The HardCore

Time flies when you are having run!  We have been running and racing and wanted to share more ways to keep your running fun. Trail Running! Last year, we expanded our running repertoire from roads to trails. Trail running can be intimidating!  Pick up a copy of Trail Runner magazine, or look into some of … Continue reading Trail Running – Not Just For The HardCore

Race Recap For Two Great Rock n Roll Events!

The Running Lushes have been busy this month!  We started the month in the Big Easy running the Rock n Roll New Orleans 5k and Half Marathon, and moved on from there to the nation's capital running the Rock n Roll Washington DC Half Marathon.  Both were great events, and here is a recap of … Continue reading Race Recap For Two Great Rock n Roll Events!