Category Archives: Features

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 »

2017 NOVA Running Club Top Performances

2017 proved to be another fantastic season for NOVA Running Club as club members collectively ran 4300 race miles. New additions and NOVA stalwarts alike helped to make 2017 a huge success for our ever-expanding club and we look to tackle the new season as we raise the bar even more in 2018. Women’s 2017 Top Performances 1.Jessica… Read More »

NOVA Running Club Holiday Donation

The NOVA Running Club Holiday Donation Drive begins November 27, 2017. Please visit the link below for more information on how to contribute. Donating via Paypal or Credit Card/Debit Card both give the option to Add special instructions.Please be sure to enter comments in the Add special instructions to the seller field if you wish to remain anonymous.… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Paul Burger

From Coach Jerry: Paul had a truly exceptional fall, and while I would not encourage his teammates to run 4 marathons in 3 months, it worked out great for him. If anything, Paul looked stronger as the season went on, and I was really impressed with how quickly he recovered after each race. But what most impressed me… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Lindsey Swansen

From Coach Jerry:Lindsey’s improvement in her short time with NOVA has been truly impressive. She jumped out at me right away as a hard worker, and that hard work paid off in a big way with her huge marathon PR. It’s not yet clear to me what Lindsey’s ceiling is, but I’m sure she’s not anywhere near it… Read More »

NOVA 5k Results

Thanks again to everyone that joined us for the 2017 NOVA 5K. The race was a success thanks to our participants and volunteers! The results are available below: and also via

NOVA Featured Runner: Dan Hoff

Dan Hoff is the new NOVA Featured Runner! Dan has been working hard with NOVA and his recent PR performance at Grandmas Marathon as well as his other strong results this year made the selection a no brainer. In fact, Coach Jerry specifically selected Dan for this honor, which is a rare thing for him to do! Congratulations… Read More »

NOVA Featured Runner: Robbie Brusso

FROM ERIN: Robbie had a break through race at GW Parkway, running 1:03:52. He has been training intensely for the past 5 months with Greg for Grandma’s Marathon, running 80-85 miles a week. He is hoping to PR at Grandma’s (current marathon PR is 3:20). He comes to nearly every NOVA event – practice, tempo, happy hour, trail cleanup, etc,… Read More »