Rattlesnake Ramble Trail Race Recap

Last Sunday,  we ran the Sasquatch Racing - Rattlesnake Ramble trail race in the hills of China Camp State Park in San Rafael, CA. This is our 3rd year running this race and the third time is a charm! This race has 5k, 10k and Half Marathon distances.  This year the Running Lushes ran the … Continue reading Rattlesnake Ramble Trail Race Recap

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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

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

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

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

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