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
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
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!
Like many people do with the arrival of a new year, the Running Lushes have been self-reflecting and taking stock of running goals and motivation. One thing that we hear quite often from our followers, is that we look like we are always having fun. Not only is this true, but we realized "Running Fun" … Continue reading Is Your Running Fun?
Did you pledge to get fit or run your first race as your New Year's resolution? We did and plan to #runmore and #runlocal! If you want to beat your goal on a fun, fast course, join us at the inaugural Represent Running Silicon Valley Half Marathon and festival in San Jose, CA on April 14-15, … Continue reading Silicon Valley Half Marathon – New Year New You?
When your team name is "Running Lushes", you should know a thing or two about the post-run food and drinks. We often plan the end of our runs to finish at bars that have Bloody Marys, sliders and tator tots. Here are the top picks! Underdogs - The Taco Shop, San Francisco, CA - this sports … Continue reading Best Post-Run Bloody Marys and Tator Tots
In 2017, The Running Lushes ran several trail races of various distances, including the the Rattlesnake Ramble 5k and 10k, Honey Badger 10k and Half Marathon, and Krampus Cross Country 10k (all Sasquatch Racing events) in the Bay Area. While we are accomplished half marathon road race finishers, trail racing is fairly new in the … Continue reading Trail Running – a different kind of animal
Just like the classics, peanut butter & jelly, bacon & eggs, shower & beer, and Bloody & Mary, nuun + Running Lushes = #nuunlove forever. We are beyond elated to have been selected as part of the 2018 nuun Ambassador team! We are big supporters of their product and mission! #nuunlife We (and our kids) love … Continue reading Running Lushes and Nuun – we go together
The weather outside may be frightful and the fire very delightful, but we have races to run! Don't let the end of season and cold weather stop you from keeping your training going. Get in the holiday spirit and keep motivated with this holiday playlist! There are some classics and some unexpected ones that made … Continue reading A Running Playlist for the Holidays
We don't know about you, but we've been REALLY good boys and girls this year! The Running Lushes launched a website, hit some PRs, were first time pacers and now Represent Running Ambassadors! We made a list and checked it twice and think these would be perfect for our stocking... or gifts for any runner. … Continue reading Running Lushes Christmas List aka what every runner wants!