2021 AMPT Ambassadors

Meet our 2021 AMPT Ambassadors!

We’ve drafted a team of inspirational individuals to represent the AMPT brand and help us enhance your race experience. We found go-getters who are skilled at bringing people together and motivating others towards a common goal. They may range in age, pace and background, but together they are passionate and enthusiastic about running and their community. Get to know each Ambassador by following their journeys on social media and connect with them for race tips, discounts, giveaways, and more! Learn more about our Ambassadors and their 2020 running goals below.

Alison Moore

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
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Current Hometown: McKinney, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 9 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Any distance with friends

First Race:  Gobblin Gallop 5k, Fairfax, VA in 2011

Most Memorable Race: Labor Day 5k with my dad and my then 9 year old son in Fairfax, VA

About Me: “I’m a competitive swimmer and use running/walking as a way to use my legs more and be outside. I will always be near the back of the pack but I love the social aspect of racing and training, as well as the motivation from friends to get out there and be better. My ultimate goal is to complete Hood to Coast in Oregon and maybe a marathon.”

Angelica Goodson

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: North Richland Hills, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10k

First Race:  Mayfest Run 5K

Most Memorable Race: 2019 Dallas Skyline Half Marathon

About Me: “Running has become a huge part of my life and brought new running friends into my life. My 2021 goal is to run my first marathon and complete the Triple Dare Challenge. I also want to continue to share my love for running with everyone.”

Anna Wygant

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
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Current Hometown: Wylie, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 5 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race: Dallas Color Run 2016

Most Memorable Race: Little Rock Half Marathon 2020, Little Rock AK

About Me: “Hi I’m Anna! I started running with my Dad in 2016 after I graduated high school looking for something to do with my free time! Since then I have completed races of all distances and even a Spartan Race! My goal for 2021 is to complete 1 race per month and to stay active 3-5 days per week!”

Ashley Morrison

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Dallas, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 18 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Cross Country in 2003

Most Memorable Race: 2018 Chicago Marathon

About Me: “I started running in 7th grade because I didn’t make the basketball team and it has changed my life for the better ever since! I’ve run three marathons and 12 half marathons to date, and my goal is to run a sub 4:15 marathon!”

Bea Gutierrez Vargas

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Wylie, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 6 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10k

First Race:  Wylie Color Run in 2015

Most Memorable Race: 2018 Trinity River Run (10k)

About Me: “Happily married for 22 years, I’m a proud momma of 2 handsome college boys. My hobbies are photography, fishing and traveling. I began my running journey back in 2015 and since then I’ve been tracking as much mileage as I can. I may not have the fastest pace but I love to lace up and get out. Running sets my mind at ease and it allows me to reset all while enjoying the outdoors.”

Billy Seaman

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Mesquite, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 9 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  2012 Dallas Rock-n-Roll Marathon

Most Memorable Race: 2012 Dallas Rock-n-Roll Marathon

About Me: “I love running and meeting new runners, many who are as old or even older than me.  My goal is to help runners reach or exceed their goals.  My personal goal is to stay ahead of my age for half marathons ran, which will be 62 finished by the end of Feb 2021. I’m 55 years old.”

Bobbi Grimes-Davis

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Plano, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 6 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Jingle Bell Run for Arthritis

Most Memorable Race: Pacing the Mckinney Half

About Me: “My motto is ‘My race, my pace! I am only in competition with myself, so I always strive to be a better me than I was the day before.’  I love to be of service to others, in all areas of life, and being a part of the running community helps me do that. I get the greatest pleasure from helping other reach their goals, and helping to celebrate the smaller goals on the way to the big achievement.  My personal goals for 2021 are to run the year (2021+ miles) for the third year in a row, continue my intentional movement streak (3 years and counting!), and make new friends along the way!”

Charles Allison

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Irving, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 17 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 8-10 miles running, 3 miles walking

First Race: Night Nation Run Musical Festival

Most Memorable Race: Virtual Half Irving Marathon

About Me: “Animal lover, tech enthusiast, future COTA, fitness fanatic, endorphin junkie, passionate music lover, art admirer and child at heart. My goal for 2021 is to run a marathon, possibly do a few obstacle course runs such as the spartan race and pass my boards exam for the state.”

Cindy Hallo

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Allen, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 7 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Dallas Half Marathon

Most Memorable Race: Marathon in Reykjavik, Iceland

About Me: “I’m a teacher, musician, and craft beer enthusiast who fell into running for the challenge of pushing myself past my comfort zone. I’ve STAYED a runner because not only has this sport allowed me to see some of the most beautiful places in the world, but it has introduced me to the most wonderful, supportive people I’ve ever met. There’s nothing like 26.2 miles of fun to bring people closer together! My goals for 2021 are FINALLY getting to run the Berlin Marathon and getting my 3rd World Marathon Major star, and giving back to the running community that has given me so much!”

Connie Garrison

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Tyler, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 16 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5k

First Race:  Date Nite Dash 5k

Most Memorable Race: Berlin Marathon

About Me: “Mother, Wife, Grandmother, and runner. My happy place is outside, moving, breathing, and enjoying the journey!”

Eddie Loya

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Euless, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 3 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10k

First Race:  Little Elm Big Easy, 2018

Most Memorable Race: Toyota Music Factory Half Marathon 2019

About Me: “I’m Client Manager who is also a Pastor over my church’s local outreach, and a runner!  I began my run journey on January 2018, it was something that God mandated and it’s been amazing.  Through running I’ve learned how to fight the good fight and defeat my mind when it says to stop.  I’ve learned I’m unstoppable and with God on my side nothing is impossible.  I’ve also learned how incredibly blessed to have a new family, my AMPT Ambassador Family!  THE BEST running company in DFW!”

Emily Allie

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
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Current Hometown: Plano,  Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 3 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5k

First Race:  Shoots and Ladders

Most Memorable Race: Shoots and Ladders, 2019

About Me: “I am a mother to five wonderful children and a proud police wife!  I would never have guessed that I would enjoy running.  AMPT has changed that for me!  I love supporting the causes that AMPT supports, and I LOVE having a hobby that I can share with my daughters, ages 11 and 9. My 7 year son has also started running with us! He completed three 5ks in 2020! We are excited to get back to live races together in 2021!”

Gloria Ruiz

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Rockwall, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 3+ years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Chocolate Frolic 2017

Most Memorable Race: 2019 Chicago Marathon

About Me: “I’m a scientist/grad student/adjunct lecturer.  Running has slowly but surely took over my life.  I have participated in numerous 5K/10K/half marathons.  I’m not a fast runner but I run as much as I can.  For 2021, I would like to run my 3rd marathon…fingers crossed.  Also, I hope to run as many live races as possible.  I love to meet fellow frunners so feel free to follow me on IG or Facebook! ”

Guinevere Everidge

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Fort Worth, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 5-6 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Not sure

Most Memorable Race: Potomac River Run Half, D.C, 2018

About Me: “My goals are to run my first marathon and complete my first half Iron Man 70.3! My family is a running family. My grandpa is a runner, power man, and duathlete. My mom is a former triathlete turned runner, so it was inevitable.”

Jeanette Caballero-Bell

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: McKinney, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 3 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Dallas Rock-n-Roll Half Marathon

Most Memorable Race: 2018 Marine Corps Marathon

About Me: “I enjoy cheering and encouraging others on the run. Back of the pack is where the party is!”

Jeff Carnivale

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Dallas, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 18 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race: Capital 10K in Austin

Most Memorable Race: South Carolina Half Ironman

About Me: “For over 20 years I have been helping people reach their fitness goals with a holistic approach to healthy living as a certified instructor of Pilates, cycling, TRX and as a Personal Trainer. I am also one of just a handful of ChiRunning Master Instructors. I have trained over 100 first-time triathletes and dozens of individual runners and groups for distances from 800 meters to 50K.”

Jennifer Cordova-Barrera

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Carrollton, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 9 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1, but last year, 10K

First Race:  Hope and Healing Half Marathon, May 2012 in Amarillo, Tx

Most Memorable Race: Chicago Marathon 2016

About Me: “I am married to my best friend and #1 supporter. Running has saved and changed my life! I love running and working out, and hope to inspire and motive others. For this reason, I became a Certified Running Coach. I love the running community, the friends I have made, and meeting new people. My 2021 running goals are to cover 1K miles and PR in the 5K, 10K, and half marathon.”

Jennifer Cruz

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Garland, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: On and off since middle school

Favorite Running/Walking Distance:  13.1

First Race:  Ran my first cross-country race as an 8th grader in South Dakota. It was a 4k.

Most Memorable Race:  Fairview Half Marathon 2014. My PR Half Marathon.

About Me: ” I’m a wife and mother to 4 active kids. I love running and the running community. Running has always brought me lots of joy and now with 4 kiddos, it’s also my “Me” time. My goal for 2021 is to run my very first Marathon-Tucson Marathon 2021!”

Joanna Hancock

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Allen, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 3.5 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5K

First Race: Plano Balloon Festival 5K 2017

Most Memorable Race: Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon 2018

About Me:  “I started running to kickstart a healthy lifestyle and it stuck. I am also an introvert, so running has helped to give me a way to connect with others. My running goal for 2021 is to build up my mileage and work on consistency. I would also like to run my first full marathon whenever live events become more common.”

Katie Callender

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Arlington, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 11 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Blue, Red Run in Grand Prairie

Most Memorable Race: 2020 Irving Marathon

About Me: “I have always been infatuated with health & fitness. It has allowed me to move beyond comfort zones, engage in new experiences, and push myself to new heights.  I’ve found unexplainable treasures in this wild ride, and plan to dive deeper in 2021… Ultra Marathon, here I come!  As a wife, a stepmom, a sister, an auntie, a dog mom, a runner and a Spartan, I love helping friends and family find an outlet that they love, where they can build healthy habits and improve their lives.  Alongside them, I will always be searching for new goals to reach.”

Kimberly Endo

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown:  Carrollton, Tx

Years Engaged in Running:  8+ years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race: Plano Pacers December 2006 Junior Sprint (2nd place for girls!)

Most Memorable Race: 2014 Dallas Rock N’ Roll Half Marathon

About Me: “I’m just your local introverted, bookworm, eating disorder recovery warrior, and overall goofball. As the years passed, I reclaimed running from my eating disorder and became an advocate for mental health awareness. I’m always looking for the next adventure whether it be increasing my race distance, branching in to trail running, or just traveling in general. You can also catch me reading books based in East Asia and from East Asian authors. I’m partial to Japan since I am a quarter Japanese.”

Leslie Seredick

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Wylie, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 11 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race: Tyler Azalea 10k

Most Memorable Race: Dallas Marathon 2010 (my first marathon)

About Me: “I am a wife and mother of four, who runs for exercise and for some “me time”. My husband is my biggest encourager, and my kids enjoy running short distances with me. I have three full marathons under my belt along with several half marathons and shorter races. I need to have races on my calendar to keep me motivated to run the longer distances, but I have achieved my 2020 goal of being consistent by maintaining a running streak of at least one mile a day since July 2020.”

Lindsay Malek

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram| Facebook

 

Current Hometown: McKinney, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: I have been running the majority of my adult life but most recently more for the swag

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race: Dallas Half Marathon 2019

Most Memorable Race: McKinney Half Marathon

About Me: “I’m a runner, wife and mother. I have always loved to volunteer and give back to the community.”

Lindsay Potts

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Austin, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 9 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Big D Half Marathon 2014

Most Memorable Race: Hot Trot 10k

About Me: “I started running consistently in 2014. This is an activity that my family and I do together. I am currently training for my first triathalon.  This year I  look forward to my first tri and completing my first marathon. I love to share my excitement for running and encouraging others to try running.”

Lucy Carreno-Roca

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Frisco, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 1.5 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race: 2019 Irving Frost 5k

Most Memorable Race: 2020 Hotcake Hustle 10K

About Me: “Growing up, fitness and regular exercise were not a part of my family’s routine. As I grew older, I began to realize the importance of a healthy routine and consistent exercise. I’m currently a full-time MBA candidate at SMU and I started running when it became too cold and rainy to ride my bike around White Rock Lake and I fell in love with the empowerment of running. My personal goal this year is to run my first half marathon and help motivate and inspire my family and friends to get up and get active.”

Lura White

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Nevada, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 3 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5k, sprinkled with a couple half marathons to keep challenging myself

First Race:  Colors Trail Race, Oct 2017

Most Memorable Race: Toyota Music Factory Half Marathon, 2019

About Me: “It’s an honor to represent AMPT for a 4th year in a row.  My goal for 2021 is to take better care of myself and stay focused on keeping well while running more consistently.  I love our family of Ambassadors, how we cheer each other on, and what AMPT stands for. I hope to continue to inspire others that they can run after injuries as well. I’m not fast, but God helps me run to encourage others. I’m a happy wife of 29 years, mother of 3 grown boys ages 25, 24, and 19,  and grandmother of 2 boys, ages 5 and 1. I love meeting new runners and watching them grow on their journey.”

Meghan O’Gorman

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Irving, TX

Years Engaged in Running: 7 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race: Mavs 5k, October 2014

Most Memorable Race: Cowtown Half Marathon 2020

About Me: “I started running to lose weight since I was close to the 300lb mark in 2012-2013. I started training for my first 5k, which I ran in 2014, and not even six months later, I ran my first and second half marathons. Since then I have done what I need to do to live an active lifestyle. I’ve been blessed to have been able to accomplish over 100 half marathons and 13 fulls/ultras in such a short time. My goal for this year is to always have fun, and hopefully snag a PR in the half marathon. I’m grateful to be returning as an AMPT Ambassador for the third year! See y’all on the pavement!”

Nancy Hampton

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Rowlett, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 3 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5k

First Race: The Great Inflatable Race, Ft. Worth

Most Memorable Race:  The Hotcake Hustle, running in snow!!!

About Me: “I am 62 years old. I have 3 grown children. I am a grandmother, with 2 granddaughters. I have been a Camp Gladiator camper for 3 years now. It introduced me to various local races, including AMPT Races. I am the Sunday School Director at Sacred Heart Catholic Parish in Rowlett.”

Natalie Baerwaldt

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Richardson, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 10 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race: YMCA of Metro-Dallas Turkey Trot 8 mile

Most Memorable Race: Chicago Marathon 2017

About Me: “I taught myself how to run in 2011 after my youngest daughter was born to get back into shape. I spent many hours studying and practicing running form, cadence and mindful drills. I ran my first marathon in 2013 with my husband, and I have run 10 total marathons to date. I love helping others learn to run, and as a certified running coach I specialize in teaching children and adults how to use their bodies most efficiently for maximum endurance. Running is my daily therapy, and I teach people who want to run how to do so with the natural movement and strength of their bodies to enjoy the sport.”

Pam Weaver

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Murphy, TX

Years Engaged in Running: 11 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1, but lately it’s been 5K

First Race:  Murphy Maize Day 5K, 2010

Most Memorable Race: Rock-n-Roll Dallas or Big D Marathon, 2016

About Me: “Rick and I will be married 45 years in October, we have lived in Murphy since 2005 and love it here. We have 2 grown daughters, 3 grandkids and spend as much time as we can with them. I am more a warm weather runner than anything. I am currently working on my 3rd year of 100 miles per month running. Didn’t plan on this year so we will see.”

Patsy Sutherland

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Carrollton. TX

Years Engaged in Running: 5 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Glow Run 5k, Irving, TX

Most Memorable Race: NYC Marathon

About Me: “I started running and working out after my father passed as an outlet for my grief. I didn’t know I would love it so much and it would become such a great part of my life. I have since run more than 30 half marathons, countless 10ks and 5k and 3 marathons. My goal is to beat my marathon time this year.”

Paul Norris

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Coppell, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4+ years after a 20-year break

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race: 1990 Transvaal 15km Championships

Most Memorable Race: Comrades

About Me: “I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as quick as I could. After a twenty-year break in running, I’m glad to be back on the road trying to inspire others like those that got me into running all those years ago.  Running is a great sport, and one learns many valuable things whilst out there logging miles. The hardest step is often the first one, but there’s no better feeling after a good run.”

Quincy Johnson

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Wylie, TX

Years Engaged in Running: 9 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race:  2014 Dallas Half Marathon

Most Memorable Race: Cowtown, 2019

About Me: “I am a father, husband and musician that loves to run. My 2020 goal for running is to be a better runner than I was last year. Stronger mentally and faster physically.”

Rachel Meador

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Irving, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 13 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  St Jude 5k, Plano, TX

Most Memorable Race: Rock-n-Roll, Seattle

About Me: “Jesus Freak, Health Nut, and Dog Lover! This fitness enthusiast is blissfully married, dog mom to Phoebe girl, mom to five wonderful grown kids, and grandmom to two precious boys. When I am not eating hills for breakfast, I am restoring memories from event shirts and turning them into comfy quilts to admire for years to come. I love eating tacos, pizza, donuts, and popcorn. The NYC, Philadelphia, CIM, and Big Sur Marathons are on my bucket list!”

Ramon Golen

Lead Ambassador
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Current Hometown: Sachse, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 8 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race: “Don’t recall”

Most Memorable Race: Spartan Ultra

About Me: “I didn’t start running until after college. In fact, my wife and I initially started volunteering for races just to help out different organizations and get a free shirt. Eventually we started running in 5k’s and 10k’s and then half marathons and a few marathons. The run community has allowed me to meet and establish relationships with many different people that share my passion for running, trying to stay active and improve their fitness. My running goal is to run the Marine Corps Marathon with my wife. We have run many races together, but this will be the furthest distance we will run together. – See you at the finish!

Renee Macneil

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Lantana, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 13 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race: Vermont City Marathon (ran the two person relay)

Most Memorable Race: Boston Marathon 2018. 37 degrees and pouring rain!

About Me: “I started running when I turned 30. It began slowly and then became a huge part of my life. My goal is to get back to Boston again. I ran in 2018 and 2020 (the virtual) but, as a New Englander, the Boston Marathon is the dream of all dreams. I hope to qualify again and hit those famous streets. As a wife, who works outside the home, and a mom to 2 spirited girls, it’s hard to fit in time to train, but I do the best I can. I love encouraging others to run and like to say, “a mile is a mile no matter if it takes you 6 minutes or 16!” I’m honored to be a 1st time ambassador and to represent AMPT and the incredible things they stand for.”

Sandra Garcia

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Dallas, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 10 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race: 2012 Chicago Women’s Half Marathon

Most Memorable Race: BMW Dallas Virtual Marathon

About Me: “It took me a couple of years to find joy in running, but now I love it and feel accomplished and proud of myself after every race. Besides running, I enjoy traveling, watching sports and spending time with my husband and two dachshunds. My 2021 running goals are to run 1500 miles, run a sub 2:05 half-marathon and sub 4:30 marathon.”

 

Sarah Howard

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Anna, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5K

First Race:  Dallas Lung Cancer 5k

Most Memorable Race: Run Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon

About Me: “I am a pediatric ICU nurse and a single mom of two active boys. I lead my local She Runs this Town/Moms Runs this Town chapter in Anna/Melissa/Van Alstyne. I also serve as Team Mom for my son’s hockey team. I have maintained a goal of running at least one race per month for the last several years. Running is my therapy and I am excited for another year of running.”

Stacey Wilcox

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Savannah, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4+ years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Hotter than Fire Crackers 5k, July 2016

Most Memorable Race: 2018 Cowtown Half Marathon

About Me: “My goal is to run every day, reach my miles for the year and to run a full marathon. Through my journey to achieve my goals,  I hope to inspire others to get off the couch and start running – no matter their age, weight or athletic ability.”

Stephanie Spaete

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Flower Mound,  Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 10 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1, 10K

First Race:  American Heart 5K, 2013

Most Memorable Race: Alamo 13.1, 2019. It rained and I still made a PR!

About Me: “My goal is to improve daily and motivate others to achieve what they thought they never could. Personally, I progressed from barely running the mile in middle school to power walking and running in college. Eventually, I built up to running 5k’s, 10k’s, and half marathons. The more I run, the less stress I have, and the stronger I feel. Currently, I have completed seven half marathons, and plan to complete four more this year!”

Tam McAlister

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Lewisville, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 13.1

First Race:  CG Bold 5k

Most Memorable Race: Toyota Music Factory Half  Marathon, 2019

About Me: “I enjoy hanging out with my family, friends, and loved ones. Proud dog mama of an adorable wiener dog Sadie. I work in telecommunications as an Site Acquisition Specialist. I am looking forward to another year as an AMPT Running Co Ambassador.”

Thaba Shumba

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Coppell, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4 years

Favorite Run/Walk Distance: 13.1

First Race:  Victoria Falls Marathon 2017 in Zimbabwe

Most Memorable Race: Hot Trot Half Marathon, 2019

About Me: “I am fun-loving and new to the USA.  I love running and have signed up for AMPT’s Triple Dare Challenge.”

Tomitha Martinez

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
 Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Austin, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 6 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 26.2

First Race: Disney Half Marathon, 2014

Most Memorable Race: Chicago Marathon

About Me: “I am a proud police wife and mother of 2 sons. love to participate in races that are trail-based or charity-focused. Some of my other hobbies include rock climbing, kickboxing, painting, and scuba diving.  I’m excited to be an AMPT ambassador again this year.”