Name: Ed Lull
Self-described age group: 39 & older
Volunteer roles in the running world: Ed Lull Northern Region Track & XC Photography (free, quality pictures for Northern Region high school runners (10 years), Founder and Director of Chantilly Youth Association Youth Track (16 years), Lake Braddock Track & XC Hall of Fame member and Director (11 years)
Why you run: Physical, mental and emotional well-being.
When did you get started running: 7th grade track at Lake Braddock Secondary School
Have you taken a break from running: Only when I had to.
Training shoe: Nike Monarch (big comfortable shoe for old guys)
Coach or training group: solo
The hardest race you’ve ever run: W&M HS XC Invitational in 100 degree heat and humidity
Most adventurous decision you’ve made with your running: To try a marathon
Running mentors: Ed Trimm, Chris MacDonald, Jeanne Lull, Jim Lull, Dan Huskerson, Brian Robinson
My favorite place to run in the D.C. area is: Burke Lake
Favorite local trail: Burke Lake
My best race was: Northern Region 1,000 yard run (yes, I said “yard”)
Favorite local race: CYA Track Trophy Mile
Ideal post-run meal: Burger, fries & an ice cold beverage
Favorite flavor of gel, gu, etc: Still searching, can’t find a low-carb option..
Pet peeve: Doggy doo on trails
Goals: Keep moving, listen to my body to avoid injury
Your advice for a new runner: New shoes every season! (give away or recycle the old ones)
Favorite running book: Unbroken
Song in your head during a run: Baby shark (just kidding, now try and get if out of your head)
Have you dealt with a major injury: Yes, hip, knee and ankle
Running quote: “Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional”
Why is the D.C. area a great place to be a runner: So many memorable places to run, Get out there and experience them!!!
Divided lanes coming to Hains Point, safety measures in the works for the Mount Vernon Trail, three locals make national high school XC meet, local collegians race at NCAAs.
St. Albans and GVS’s Vivian Kelly won their first DC cross country titles while St. Johns’ girls and St. Albans’ Pierre Attiogbe repeated.
Beach Drive remains closed to through traffic year-round, locals win conference, USATF titles.
Capt. Kyle King won the Marine Corps Marathon, a year after he planned to make his debut at the race, and Chelsea Baker of the British Royal Navy made tremendous strides winning the women’s race.
Born in 1984 as the George Washington Parkway Classic, it is among the most scenic and spacious distance races on the East Coast. From the serene beauty of our spacious course meandering through the finest spring bloom in the DC