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.
A break from racing one of my favorite events gave me a chance to help other runners reach their time goals.
Eight local runners will compete in the Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday morning in Orlando.
St. Albans alumnus wins club cross country championship.
Locals contribute to NCAA titles, another Trials qualifier, Prince William County moves toward an indoor track and comments are sought for the Capital Crescent Trail.
7:30 AM – Half Marathon Start
Run the scenic C&O Towpath!
- Race Course and Finish Line will be open for 3 1/2 hours.
- Medals to all half marathon finishers
Sunday, May 19th, 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM, on