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!!!
Zoo Loop now closes at 5 p.m., Arlington Boulevard comments due Sept. 28, Kelati heading to world road racing championships.
After a nearly year-long hiatus, Pace the Nation has returned with St. Andrews graduate and Georgetown recruit Tinoda Matsatsa.
Keira D’Amato breaks the American record in the half marathon, Chantilly’s Sean McGorty makes the world 5k team and DDOT will hold a meeting on a new bridge to the Arboretum.
A man broke an adult male runner’s nose while beating him after the runner bumped into him at approximately 11 a.m. June 24 on the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail near RFK…
The out and back Falls Church City 5K/3K course is mostly flat on the W&OD Trail starting and finishing at 103 Columbia Street. Overall male and female winners earn free shoes and medals are awarded to all categories. Great family