Category Archives: Blog

2015 NOVA Running Club Individual Awards

NOVA Running Club 2015 Men’s MVP: Greg Swiatocha Greg was NOVA’s undisputed number one runner in 2015, and he set a new standard of excellence for our men’s team. Greg had numerous strong performances throughout the year at a variety of distances. The highlight of 2015 was at the Army Ten Mile, where he ran a big PR of 55:51,… Read More »

2015 NOVA Running Club Top Performances

With over 500 races run collectively by our members, a slew of excellent performances including three team race championships and several more top-five finishes, dozens of PRs earned by our members, and thousands of miles logged, 2015 was indeed a banner year for NOVA Running Club. Our group is vast and diverse. Our members live in areas stretching… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Stephanie Lundeby

This week’s NOVA Featured Runner is Stephanie Lundeby. As one of the speedsters on the NOVA team, Stephanie put together a string of fantastic performances, most recently finishing the Philly Marathon in 3:07:56. In addition to her superb performances with NOVA, Stephanie is also part of the Elite Snapple Triathlon team and took home a 1st place AG… Read More »

NOVA Featured In Run Washington Jingle All The Way Recap

Fresh from outstanding performances at the 2015 Jingle All The Way 5K, NOVA was featured in the Run Washington race recap. The full race recap can be viewed on the Run Washington website at:

NOVA Running Club Board Member Role Descriptions

Cast your vote for the 2016 NOVA Running Club Board Member HERE. The Northern Virginia Running Club is a non-profit organization with an elected, volunteer board, composed of club members, which manages the club’s finances, operations and activities. Any member of the Northern Virginia Running Club in good standing is eligible to serve on the board according to… Read More »

Potomac River Half Marathon Race Report – By Kent Lassman

Today (Sunday) I ran the Potomac River Half Marathon along the towpath of the C&O Canal.  We started at Carderock and ran east toward Washington before turning around to do an out-and-back course.  There were three aid stations and the course was extremely fast.  There was a marathon and a half marathon running simultaneously and start times of 7.00, 8.00 and 9.00… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Mark Drosky

This week’s NOVA Featured Runner is Mark Drosky. A legend within the DC running community, long time NOVA member (and former NOVA President!), and all around great runner and loyal friend, Mark is a true stalwart of the NOVA gang. He recently ran the 2015 Marine Corps Marathon, and his performance at that race solidified his selection for… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Katie Kieran

This week’s NOVA Featured Runner is speedster Katie Kieran. Katie has been lighting the race circuit on fire this season, claiming first place finish after first place finish. A regular at the NOVA Tuesday Night Track sessions, Katie has been a welcome addition to our strong NOVA Women’s team. Congratulations Katie! From Coach Jerry: Katie is a superb… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Nene Reed

This week’s NOVA Featured Runner is our very own Communications and Social Media Director Nene Reed. Nene has been an energetic and enthusiastic presence at NOVA since joining the team last fall. In addition to his role on the NOVA Board, Nene has been working hard on the track (and in the bike and pool too!) His latest… Read More »

Marc Stokes Featured In Navy-Air Force Half Marathon Race Guide

NOVA’s own Marc Stokes. was featured in the Navy-Air Force Half Marathon Race Guide as he recounted the story of how he overcame a brain tumor and came back to run stronger than ever! Marc was our fastest NOVA finisher at this year’s Boston Marathon (2:57) and we know he has many great performances ahead. We’re glad he’s… Read More »