NOVA Featured Runner: Craig Shearer

This month’s NOVA Featured Runner is Craig Shearer! Craig has become a fixture on the NOVA team and a fantastic addition to a strong men’s team. If you don’t know Craig, his answers below will help to get to know him better, but first, we have some words from Coach Jerry: Craig is one of… Read More »

Friends Honor Memory of Runner, Advocate Nina Brekelmans

Friends of GRC’s Nina Brekelmans honored the memory of the runner and advocate who died at the age of 25. The Dartmouth and Georgetown graduate helped promote equality for women in the Middle East through running. The full story story about Ms. Brekelmans can be found below: http://www.runnersworld.com/general-interest/friends-honor-the-memory-of-runner-advocate-who-died-at-25

NOVA Running Club Track Meet/Summer Mid-Distance Night – RESULTS

Thank you to everyone that attended, volunteered and participated in the NOVA Running Club Track Meet/Summer Mid-Distance Night. You helped make our event a success. Below are the official results, courtesy of Safety and Health Foundation who provided timing services. NOVA Running Club Track Meet/Summer Mid-Distance Night Results  

NOVA Summer Mid-Distance Night/Track Meet

Haven’t run a track race since high school? Here’s your chance! Join NOVA Running Club on June 23, 2015 for our second annual Summer Mid Distance Night! Mile, 2 Mile, 800, and Kids 400m dash! See you out there. REGISTRATION: Registration fee is $10.00 for one or all events. Registration for the Kids 400 Meter… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Erin Masterson

  This month’s NOVA Running Club Featured Runner is none other than NOVA RC President Erin Masterson.  The well deserved feature goes to Erin for her gutty performance in Boston where she faced and overcame adversity in the form of a pre-race illness and tough in-race weather conditions. Coach Jerry:Erin continues to amaze me with… Read More »

Boston Marathon Recap: By Erin Masterson

This year, my third consecutive Boston Marathon, I had set some ambitious goals and had some unfinished business to resolve. Last year, on a warm day and with a nagging hamstring injury, I ran a belabored and disappointing 3:23. In 2013, I ran a 3:20, a huge PR at the time but one that was greatly overshadowed by the tragic events… Read More »

NOVA Runs 2015 Boston Marathon

The 2015 edition of the Boston Marathon featured nine members of the Northern Virginia Running Club family including; Marc Stokes, Cory Schwartz,Mike Naff,Abhaya Menon,Erin Masterson,Ben Brooks,Mark Drosky,Jay Wind and Stephanie Lundeby. Overall it was another amazing weekend of racing for NOVA, capped off by a number of our members tackling 26.2 miles in Boston and… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Mike Naff

We are recognizing Mike Naff, AKA Coast Guard Mike, this week as NOVA Featured Runner, not only for his strong performances in the DC Rock N Roll Half Marathon this past Saturday, March 14, 2015, but also for his impressive 5K/10K double in the Pacers St Patrick’s Day race on March 1, AS WELL AS… Read More »