NOVA Featured Runner: Brandon Ueki

From Coach Jerry: Brandon had a humongous breakthrough at Grandmas, and in running 2:50:29 he exceeded his, and my, expectations.  Brandon’s PRs at Cherry Blossom and GW Parkway proved what had been obvious from his workouts–that he was in great shape.  It was clear to me that he was ready to break 3 hours at Grandmas, and by… Read More »

Boston Marathon 2019 – Race Report by Ben Brooks

I’m very pleased with my Boston Marathon performance yesterday.  It was a Boston PR, a post plantar injury PR, and my second fastest marathon time.  I awoke the morning of the marathon questioning why I was subjecting myself to another potential suffer fest like last year’s Boston (the forecast was still iffy and we had to take shelter… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Mark Lent

From Coach Jerry: Mark has been a great addition to NOVA. All I can ever ask of an athlete is to work hard and do his best, and Mark has done just that for the last two years. Mark isn’t the most talented athlete on the team, but he takes the sport very seriously, and his consistent improvement… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Alli Sarfati

From Coach Jerry: Alli’s qualification for Boston was a wonderful accomplishment, and it did not happen by accident. Alli has been working really hard for more than two years to reach that goal, and despite some hard times and the disappointment last year of being under the Boston standard but not getting in, she never gave up on… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Ann Pohlers

From Coach Jerry: I’ve worked with many, many outstanding runners over the years, but I can’t remember working with a runner that has inspired me quite the way Ann has. Ann is not going to win races, but she is incredibly passionate about being the best runner she can be. Hearing Ann’s excitement at the very realistic prospect… Read More »

Congratulations Dr.Sheehan

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Sheehan at our club sponsor, Arthritis & Sports! Earlier this summer, he was one of 299 participants to finish the Western States Endurance Race – which is, “one of the ultimate endurance tests in the world,” according to the event’s website! He is a Rehabilitation Medicine specialist, providing a wide range of nonsurgical treatment… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Erik Uribe

From Coach Jerry: Erik brings a passion and competitiveness to his running that is contagious. He has big goals, and he’s proven to me that he’s willing to do the hard work necessary to accomplish those goals. As our top group of men continues to expand and improve, Erik will continue to be a vocal leader of that… Read More »

NOVA 5K

NOVA puts on a 5K in the summer. By putting on a 5k race we hope to expand club membership, give back to the community, promote running and fitness, and raise visibility of our club in the area. Thank you to our contributing sponsors! Registration for the NOVA 5k is available via Active.com by visiting: https://www.active.com/arlington-va/running/distance-running-races/nova-running-club-5k-2018 2017 Results… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Evan Fallor

From Coach Jerry: Evan has been a great addition to NOVA. We’ve been building a really solid group of fast men for the last couple of years, and Evan has been a major part of that. Evan’s 26:05 8k was a huge breakthrough, and bodes really well for the fall. If Evan can build on that performance at… Read More »