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NOVA Featured Runner: Christine McEvoy

From Coach Jerry:Christine had a great spring, and that was directly attributable to her new years resolution to revise her approach to training. Christine resolved that she was going to buckle down in her training, and she stuck to that resolution, and it showed in her race results. It was great to see Christine take her running so… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Sue Himes

Coach Jerry: Sue is a special athlete who very much deserves to be recognized for an outstanding spring season. My biggest challenge with Sue is to convince her to do less–she’s so dedicated and so tough that, left to her own devices, she would literally run herself into the ground. But Sue is quite coachable, and she’s buying… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Francis Yu

From Jerry: Francis has made great strides during his time with NOVA. It’s always gratifying for me when an athlete increases the intensity of his training, and the rewards of that hard work comes in races, and that is certainly the case with Francis, who ran a huge marathon PR at DC RNR. Francis is continuing to improve… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Frank Rocha

From Jerry:Frank has made fantastic progress in his time with NOVA. His recent half marathon PR was a huge breakthrough, and that fitness is going to show in the full marathon soon. It’s really a pleasure to have Frank on the team, and I look forward to many more big PRs from him in the future. 1. What… Read More »

2017 NOVA Running Club Selected Individual Awards

From MVP to Rookie of the year, the four 2017 NOVA Running Club Individual Award winners each stand out. NOVA Coach Jerry Alexander provides his breakdown of the four award winners below: Congratulations to Greg Swiatocha, Jessica McGuire, Robbie Brusso and Lindsey Swansen!

2017 NOVA Running Club Top Performances

2017 proved to be another fantastic season for NOVA Running Club as club members collectively ran 4300 race miles. New additions and NOVA stalwarts alike helped to make 2017 a huge success for our ever-expanding club and we look to tackle the new season as we raise the bar even more in 2018. Women’s 2017 Top Performances 1.Jessica… Read More »

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 »