Tag Archives: marathon


run into fall playlist

Fall is a time of both nostalgia and renewal. It’s also a time of many marathons – and with these two themes on the horizon we thought the time was right for a fresh playlist, yes? We’re clearly not the only ones reflecting because the new music out right now is something of a mid-2000’s […]

going the distance: ultramarathons

People who run marathons are incredibly fit, incredibly inspiring and, well, simply incredible. People who run ultramarathons are all of the above with the  (and we mean this is the best way possible) addition of incredibly crazy. We asked ultramarathoner and SoHo store ambassador, Tom Cripps, a few questions about going the distance. an interview […]

marathon monday

Marathon Monday. To many, this phrase might not mean much, but here in Boston…it means everything. the super bowl of running For some, the Boston Marathon is the Super Bowl of running — the goal every runner strives to achieve. For others, it’s a day to celebrate — a major holiday where roads are closed […]

mile 23

What does mile 23 look like to you?  

what do you run for?

Whether it’s for the good of our heart or out of the goodness of our heart, inspiration is what keeps us putting one foot in front of the other, even at mile 23. Watch our Brentwood Ambassador Blue Benadum as he trains (and inspires) educator Zoe for the 2011 New York Marathon.

marathon meals: fueling on the go

Refueling during a marathon can be quite the challenge and isn’t always the prettiest sight. Those who manage to get more water in their mouth than on their bibs consider themselves lucky. lululemon ambassador Heather Calcote shares how she mastered fueling on the go.

top 5 cool runs

With marathon season in full swing, we wanted to take a step back from all the serious personal-best chat and up the ante in true lululemon fashion. Here is what we would consider some of the world’s most enticing runs, that is, those that focus on the fun factor first.

barefoot running: well-grounded or head-in-the-clouds?

No, I’m not auditioning for the role of Cinderella. She had the good sense to at least keep one shoe on. And no, I haven’t forgotten my shoes at home. They’re safely nestled in my trusty Effortless Tote. Yes, that’s correct – I have willingly elected to go running with naked feet.

nutrition tips for marathon training

That’s right, marathon-training season is upon us. While the right shoes, fancy pants, a committed running partner and clinic or training plan are key to a successful run we don’t often hear people ask ‘So, what are you eating?” Being a self-professed ‘Nutrition Nerd’, Jacqueline asked Georgia Morley (lululemon founder Chip Wilson’s chef and holistic nutrition super star) for some expert advice.

bmo marathon cheer squad

26 miles of pavement pounding can be a daunting prospect, so when our friends set their minds to completing Vancouver’s recent BMO marathon we were determined to support them. “When someone’s cheering you on and telling you, ‘you can do it,’ it shuts up the little voice inside your head that’s telling you otherwise.” says Matt Corker. As runners approached our cheered squad it was great to see heads come up and smiles come out.