Category Archives: Blog

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 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 by visiting: 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 »

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 »