Category Archives: Blog

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 »

NOVA Featured Runner: Jessica Bowden

This month’s NOVA Featured Runner is none other than Jessica Bowden. Jess has been a great addition to the NOVA Women’s team and her 19:15 finish at the NOVA 5k is evidence that hard work gets results. FROM COACH JERRY Jess has been a revelation since she joined NOVA. Through hard work and persistence, she’s improved dramatically, and… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Craig Shearer

This month’s NOVA Featured Runner is Craig Shearer! Craig has become a fixture on the NOVA team and a fantastic addition to a strong men’s team. If you don’t know Craig, his answers below will help to get to know him better, but first, we have some words from Coach Jerry: Craig is one of the hardest working… Read More »

Friends Honor Memory of Runner, Advocate Nina Brekelmans

Friends of GRC’s Nina Brekelmans honored the memory of the runner and advocate who died at the age of 25. The Dartmouth and Georgetown graduate helped promote equality for women in the Middle East through running. The full story story about Ms. Brekelmans can be found below:

NOVA Running Club Track Meet/Summer Mid-Distance Night – RESULTS

Thank you to everyone that attended, volunteered and participated in the NOVA Running Club Track Meet/Summer Mid-Distance Night. You helped make our event a success. Below are the official results, courtesy of Safety and Health Foundation who provided timing services. NOVA Running Club Track Meet/Summer Mid-Distance Night Results  

NOVA Summer Mid-Distance Night/Track Meet

Haven’t run a track race since high school? Here’s your chance! Join NOVA Running Club on June 23, 2015 for our second annual Summer Mid Distance Night! Mile, 2 Mile, 800, and Kids 400m dash! See you out there. REGISTRATION: Registration fee is $10.00 for one or all events. Registration for the Kids 400 Meter Dash is $2.… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Erin Masterson

  This month’s NOVA Running Club Featured Runner is none other than NOVA RC President Erin Masterson.  The well deserved feature goes to Erin for her gutty performance in Boston where she faced and overcame adversity in the form of a pre-race illness and tough in-race weather conditions. Coach Jerry:Erin continues to amaze me with her improvement. When… Read More »

NOVA Runs 2015 Boston Marathon

The 2015 edition of the Boston Marathon featured nine members of the Northern Virginia Running Club family including; Marc Stokes, Cory Schwartz,Mike Naff,Abhaya Menon,Erin Masterson,Ben Brooks,Mark Drosky,Jay Wind and Stephanie Lundeby. Overall it was another amazing weekend of racing for NOVA, capped off by a number of our members tackling 26.2 miles in Boston and posting some impressive… Read More »