Name: Bryan Ego-Osuala
Self-described age group: 40-44
How has your running changed in the last few months: Running less mileage and focusing on strength
Why you run: I run for stress relief, fitness and fun
When did you get started running: Seriously, in December 2018 while on vacation in India. I ran cross country and track in high school, and I ran on and off until 2018
Have you taken a break from running: For injury, yes
Training shoe: Nike Zoom fly flyknit
The hardest race you’ve ever run: NYC marathon
Most adventurous decision you’ve made with your running: None so far
My favorite place to run in the D.C. area is: In the middle of downtown
Favorite local trail: Capital Crescent Trail
My best race was: Prince William Half Marathon
Favorite local race: Army Ten-Miler
Ideal post-run meal: Steak
Favorite flavor of gel, gu, etc: Huma gel
Pet peeve: When slower runners or walkers line up in the front
Goals: Sub 3:30 marathon
Your advice for a new runner: Take it slow and easy, but be consistent, the results will come.
Favorite running book: “26 Marathons: What I Learned About Faith, Identity, Running, and Life from My Marathon Career” by Meb Keflezighi
Song in your head during a run: All the Above by Maino
Have you dealt with a major injury: yes, I injured my hip flexor while running a virtual 10 miler in June
Running quote: The only way through it is through it!
Why is the D.C. area a great place to be a runner: The sights are amazing, they make me want to keep running.