Category Archives: Features

NOVA Running Club Holiday Donation

The NOVA Running Club Holiday Donation Drive begins November 27, 2017. Please visit the link below for more information on how to contribute. Donating via Paypal or Credit Card/Debit Card both give the option to Add special instructions.Please be sure to enter comments in the Add special instructions to the seller field if you wish to remain anonymous.… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Paul Burger

From Coach Jerry: Paul had a truly exceptional fall, and while I would not encourage his teammates to run 4 marathons in 3 months, it worked out great for him. If anything, Paul looked stronger as the season went on, and I was really impressed with how quickly he recovered after each race. But what most impressed me… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Lindsey Swansen

From Coach Jerry:Lindsey’s improvement in her short time with NOVA has been truly impressive. She jumped out at me right away as a hard worker, and that hard work paid off in a big way with her huge marathon PR. It’s not yet clear to me what Lindsey’s ceiling is, but I’m sure she’s not anywhere near it… Read More »

NOVA 5k Results

Thanks again to everyone that joined us for the 2017 NOVA 5K. The race was a success thanks to our participants and volunteers! The results are available below: http://novarunningclub.com/about-us/race-results/2017-nova-5k-results/ and also via RacePacket.com

NOVA Featured Runner: Dan Hoff

Dan Hoff is the new NOVA Featured Runner! Dan has been working hard with NOVA and his recent PR performance at Grandmas Marathon as well as his other strong results this year made the selection a no brainer. In fact, Coach Jerry specifically selected Dan for this honor, which is a rare thing for him to do! Congratulations… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Robbie Brusso

FROM ERIN: Robbie had a break through race at GW Parkway, running 1:03:52. He has been training intensely for the past 5 months with Greg for Grandma’s Marathon, running 80-85 miles a week. He is hoping to PR at Grandma’s (current marathon PR is 3:20). He comes to nearly every NOVA event – practice, tempo, happy hour, trail cleanup, etc,… Read More »

2016 NOVA Running Club Selected Individual Awards

From MVP to Rookie of the year, the four 2016 NOVA Running Club Individual Award winners each stand out. NOVA Coach Jerry Alexander provides his breakdown of the four award winners below: Congratulations to Philip Rector, Andrea Hamlen-Ridgely, Nene Reed and Kevin Welch!

2016 NOVA Running Club Top Performances

2016 proved to be another fantastic season for NOVA Running Club as club members collectively ran 465 races with 56 personal records, 217 podium finishes, 111 top ten finishes, 3 Boston Qualifiers and 1 Olympic Marathon Trials finish. New additions and NOVA stalwarts alike helped to make 2016 a huge success for our ever-expanding club and we look… Read More »

Back on My Feet/NOVA Running Club Clothing Drive

Running and homelessness are not two things you usually associate with one another… but Back on My Feet is changing that. Back on My Feet (http://www.backonmyfeet.org), a national organization operating in 12 major cities coast to coast, combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential employment and housing resources. In DC, Back on My Feet… Read More »