Tag Archives: half marathon


fresh face friday – making plans for down under

Michelle skiing up Mount Hemlock. New to the team, Michelle will be ‘liaising’ between the Store Support Centre here in Vancouver and our merchandise planners Down Under! When our winter product hits the floor in the stores in Vancouver, Australia is just rolling into summer. It’s essential to plan the merchandise so the right product […]

road to the half marathon: training week 7

This week we’re talking summertime fun runs. If you have been following my training journey, by now you know I view my running and training as just another to-do on my list of daily chores. That being said, I’ve adapted a sort of chore check off reward system that actually has me enjoying my runs. […]

road to the half marathon: week two

Make it work. That has been the theme of my training week. Having a full time job, a husband, and somewhat of a social life makes training quite the task for me. This week I found a few excuses to delay my runs, but got them all in and within my time frame. I also took an impromptu trip to Oklahoma for the Women’s Softball College World Series, where my Bruins are playing for the national title.

the daily bhag: day 2

Name: Liz BHAG: I run a 1 hour 25 min. half marathon by 2012. what is a bhag? A BHAG (pronounced “bee-hag”) is a big, hairy, audacious goal! why share your bhag? The more you share your goals, the more likely it is you will achieve them. For the month of June we will be […]

road to half marathon: week one

I have an extreme love hate relationship with running. I hate the process of running, even if it’s a mile or less. But by the end, my body absorbs an aura of happiness and accomplishment that I haven’t been able to duplicate with other workouts. Coming up on my third half marathon, I have decided to blog my journey to show that one, ANYONE can run a half marathon, and two I am hoping some of you will hold me accountable to my goal with tips of your own.

ask a runner: how to build endurance

you asked I am 63, and I started running about a year ago. I am committed to running a half marathon in December 2010. I can run 3 miles, no problem. At the end of 3 miles I am physically ready to stop. How do I stretch myself to run further and build my distance? […]

half marathon in the run:tracker shorts

This letter was written by Elizabeth from our Highland Village lululemon store in Houston, Texas. She has a passion for goal setting, running and sharing why she loves the Run:Tracker Shorts! Hey design team, You guys have designed my favourite shorts! The Tracker shorts are the most incredible running shorts and I want to share […]

sweat in this: i just wanna run tank

With the summer months coming our designers have focused on lightweight fabrics that will make you feel like you are running naked and free, with full coverage. I asked my friend Hollis, the Assistant Manager at our La Jolla Store, and avid sweat junkie what she’s been loving to sweat in lately. Hollis loves the I Just Wanna Run Tank, an amazing new addition to our run line. Here are a few reasons why Hollis loves getting her heart rate up and her sweat out in the I Just Wanna Run Tank.

want to run a marathon?

We come across hundreds of guests in our fit rooms dying to run a marathon, but fear of the unknown tends to hold them back. In those fit rooms we will goal coach your way into your first race, and then provide complimentary yoga classes and possibly a run club to help you train. As educators we will find the perfect outfit that accommodates your running needs. But when it comes to how to train for your first marathon, we leave those answers to the best experts we know, our ambassadors.

fit guru follow up: running gear

This post is in response to Elle, who responded to our “ask a fit guru post”, on her quest to find a great tank and sports bra that she can wear for her first half marathon. Alright Elle, I heard you loud and clear and have called in my friend Hollis, the Assistant Manager in […]