Category Archives: Blog

Northern Virginia Running Club Estate Planning and Donation

NOVA Running Club is important part of many of our lives. NOVA Resource Director Bob Weiner has developed a template for NOVA members to donate a portion of your estate through a bequest to NOVA in your will. Giving in one’s estate is a painless way to provide for what is important to you, and balance it with… Read More »

NOVA Featured Coach: Jerry Alexander

Coach Jerry Alexander, the head coach of the NOVA Running Club since 2006, is our feature this week! Known by all of NOVA as the guy who designs our Tuesday workouts, and for his watchful guidance over us at the track (rain or shine), he’s been to many people in our club the person who has helped them… Read More »

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 »