Tag Archives: run gear


a glimpse at new gear – Run: Reflective Jacket

A Vancouver winter is made up of a whole lot of rain, short dark days and really long nights. We designed the Run: Reflective Jacket with these conditions in mind. The reflective, four-way-stretch iLUminate fabric gives us the freedom to shine bright and move without restriction. Power Luxtreme™ fabric cuffs and collar, music storage and bonded […]

road to the half marathon: training week 8

With 4 weeks to go until race day, it’s all downhill from here, literally! This week I took a recommendation from one of our ambassadors to incorporate hills into my short runs and see how my long run felt from there. Let’s be honest, running uphill is probably my least favourite activity on the planet. It burns and it feels like I am moving at a glacial pace. Achy arthritic toes and all, I mapped out “hilly” runs on the Daily Mile, and loaded a fresh playlist to conquer these “helpful” peaks throughout my week and did just that.

road to the half marathon: training week 3

Let’s talk about food. All of these miles have made me hungry and I am so thankful for all the recipes you guys have left me. I am always on the look out for delicious protein packed, natural, vegetarian options so keep shouting them my way. Every day I know if I have eaten enough […]

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 […]