Tag Archives: half marathon


the SeaWheeze app is back

The days and weeks are going lighting fast – only 85 days until SeaWheeze 2013! We can’t wait to yoga, run and party through Vancouver’s beaches, mountains and city streets with you again this summer. Last year, we created an app to help you with all things half-marathon related: training, a city guide to help […]

save the date, SeaWheezers: august 10, 2013

Yup, it’s that time again. Last year we decided to throw a badass half-marathon party on the streets, seawalls and beaches of Vancouver and it was such a success that we’re taking it to the next level this year. We are thrilled to announce that registration for SeaWheeze 2013 goes live tomorrow, Friday January 18th […]

lisa brooking: how did i get here?

“Do what you love. Keep pushing through. The good times will come.” – Lisa Brooking Everyone needs a reminder now and then to do what you love. For our Coquitlam ambassador Lisa Brooking, a tough race turned into a motivational experience that encouraged her to keep following her passion: running. watch the video

in the face of injury

When faced with an injury halfway through training for her first race, Robson Store educator, Cayley, made the  decision to listen to her body and be a stand for the 7500 other runners who would need her support that day. sign me up! When I first heard about the SeaWheeze, I just knew it was […]

13.1 things to pack for a destination 13.1 miles

1.Pacifica Perfume – Vanilla Vera Cruz | 2. Rocky Mountain Sport Bath Salts | 3. Women’s No Show Ultimate | 4. Philosophy Purity Facial Cleanser | 5. The energy gels you’ve been training with! (Vega will be on course) | 6. The Om Tote | 7. Burt’s Bees Coconut Foot Creme | 8. Groovy Thong […]

13.1 songs for 13.1 miles

With just two weeks left to the SeaWheeze and our hardest training run out of the way (congrats btw), it’s time to focus on the fun stuff… like getting together the ultimate race playlist. Here’s a list of 13.1 “take-my-aching-body-over-the-finish-line” songs curated by the folks who know running best, you guys! 13.1 songs for 13.1 […]

13.1 awesome cheer signs for 13.1 miles

Runners, it’s time to round up the troops. Race day is just a mere three weeks away and we’re going to need all the “rah, rah!” we can get (but seriously, how bout that 20k training run?). Get your friends, families, coworkers and heck, your neighbour’s dog to join the cheering party on August 11 […]

you asked, we answered: run training 101

Rob, our SeaWheeze TackleBox trainer and Emma, our expert nutrition partner at Vega, took over our social channels for a one-hour live Q & A.  We’ve compiled some of the most valuable questions to help you tackle the SeaWheeze half marathon… 3 weeks and counting! tips from our experts Q: Hey Rob – I’m struggling […]

13.1 links we love for 13.1 miles

1. 13.1 miles seems like nothing after you talk to this chick 2. When the going gets tough, remember all these reasons why you run 3. Here’s a little refresher on staying refreshed 4. Reinvent your race bibs with this cool DIY project 5. Once upon a time, a 13-year-old girl set a marathon world […]

13.1 excuses not to train for 13.1 miles

1. I’m waiting for the rain to stop. The funny thing is, the rain is waiting for you to start. 2. I still haven’t recovered from that horrific chafing injury. A healthy coat of Bodyglide in strategic places makes running more fun than a Slip ‘N Slide. 3. I can’t run and be on pinterest […]