2022 AMPT Ambassadors

Meet our 2022 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 2022 running goals below.

Alison Moore

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
 Facebook

 

Current Hometown: McKinney, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 12 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 avid runner) and my then 9 year old son

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

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: North Richland Hills, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 5 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race:  Mayfest Run 5K

Most Memorable Race: 2019 Dallas Skyline Half Marathon

About Me: “Running is a huge part of my life! My 2022 goal is to run my first marathon and plan on taking on the AMPT Triple Dare Half Marathon Challenge again as it was so much fun the first time! I also want to continue to motivate other runners.”

Ashley Morrison

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™ and AMPT Blogger
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: McKinney, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 19 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race:  Cross Country in 2003

Most Memorable Race: 2022 Houston Marathon

About Me: “I started running in 7th grade because I didn’t make the basketball team and it changed my life for the better in so many ways! I’ve run 4 marathons and 15 half marathons to date, and my goal is to run a sub 4:00 marathon and all world majors someday!”

Bea Gutierrez Vargas

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Wylie, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 7 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 23 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. My goal for 2022 is to conquer my first half marathon.”

Bobbi Grimes-Davis

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™ and Ambassador Team Lead
Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Plano, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 9 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race:  2017 Cowtown Half Marathon

Most Memorable Race: 2021 Semper Fi 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 helping others reach their goals — celebrating the small goals on the way to big achievements. My personal goals for 2022 are to run the year (2022+ miles) for the fourth year in a row, continue my intentional movement streak (4 years and counting!), and make new friends along the way!”

Cindy Hallo

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Allen, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 7 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

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 2022 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: 17 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!”

Diana Gomez

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Farmers Branch, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 10 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K & Half Marathon

First Race:  2012 Cowtown 10K

Most Memorable Race: 2021 Dallas Marathon (my first full)

About Me:  “I am a mom of two active boys, soccer coaches wife, 6th grade math teacher, and Camp Gladiator trainer. I have been running for as long as I can remember as a soccer player. Running is my ME time! “Running is the greatest metaphor for life, because you get out of it what you put into it.”  I love the feeling of movement, the routine and the lifestyle; Sometimes it’s difficult but I’ve learned to trust the progress and the end-feeling makes it all worthwhile! My goals this year are to run another full marathon, PR on a 10K & a half.”

Eddie Loya

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Euless, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race:  2018 Little Elm Big Easy

Most Memorable Race: Toyota Music Factory Half Marathon 2019

About Me: “I’m Client Relationship Manager with a passion for serving God, outreach and running!  I began my run journey on January 1, 2018, it was a God-thing 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.  Being a part of the AMPT family has been one of the best decisions and fruitful experiences I’ve had!   It’s a blessing to be a part THE BEST running company in DFW! I love my AMPT Family!”

Gloria Ruiz

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Rockwall, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race:  2017 Chocolate Frolic

Most Memorable Race: 2021 Boston Marathon

About Me: “I love running and everything there is to it.  I have completed over 30 half marathons and 5 full marathons including Chicago, Boston and New York.  I might not be the fastest but I have the most fun.  My goal this year is to PR on my marathon.  I’m very active on Instagram — I go LIVE the last Wednesday of every month to discuss my running journey and different running topics.  I love connecting with other fellow frunners, so please follow me on Instagram and/or Facebook.”

Jeanette Caballero-Bell

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: McKinney, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 3 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

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!”

Jennifer Cordova-Barrera

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Carrollton, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 10 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

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

Most Memorable Race: 2016 Chicago Marathon

About Me: “I am married to my best friend and #1 supporter.  I ran all through middle school and high school and after a long break, started up again. Running has saved and changed my life, and I 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 2022 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:  Half Marathon

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

Most Memorable Race: 2021 Tucson Marathon (my first 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 2022 is to work on my speed!”

Johnny Wise

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Wylie, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 14 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race: 400m

Most Memorable Race: Kirksey 5K

About Me:  “I started distance running as a complement to whatever sport I’ve been engaged in, whether it was football in high school, or mixed martial arts as a professional. Road or dirt, all miles are good miles. I plan on finishing my first road half marathon and 10k trail race this year.”

Josh Kemp

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram |Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Fate, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 21 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race: Wounded Warrior Military Miles

Most Memorable Race: 2021 BMW Dallas Marathon

About Me: “I’m a veteran, prior law enforcement officer, and cancer survivor. Running has always been part of my life but in the last several years it has become an integral part of maintaining my physical, mental and spiritual health. I hope to encourage others to see the numerous benefits that physical activity, along with the comradery that AMPT brings to it, can have in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.”

Juanita Tovar

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Dallas, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 3 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5K

First Race: Candy Cane Course

Most Memorable Race: 2019 Trinity River Run 5K and 10K Challenge

About Me: “What started out as a fun run thing to do once a month turned into my passion. My goal for 2022 is to PR in the 5k and PR the Dri Tri original Challenge at OTF.  I love this running journey I’m on as well as encouraging non-runners to try it out.”

Katie Callender

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Arlington, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 12 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Marathon

First Race:  Blue, Red Run in Grand Prairie

Most Memorable Race: 2021 BMW Dallas Ultramarathon

About Me: “I have always been in love with health & fitness.  It has allowed me to move beyond my comfort zones, have new experiences and memories, and build friendships with the running and Spartan communities. I love helping friends and family find an outlet that they love, where they can build healthy habits and improve their quality of life.  Alongside them, I will always be reaching for new goals… 2022 Spartan Ultra Beast, here I come!”

Kevin Martinez

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Mesquite, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 1 year

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5K and 10K

First Race: Blacklight Run 5K

Most Memorable Race: 2021 Dallas Marathon Festival 5K

About Me: “I am by nature an introverted kind of guy. Running has given me a way to grow and connect with others. My running goal for 2022 is to be able to run my first half marathon. I’m excited to continue on this new journey, and I hope to meet others along the way!”

Leslie Seredick

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Wylie, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 12 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race: 2010 Tyler Azalea 10k

Most Memorable Race: 2010 Dallas Marathon

About Me: “I’m a wife and mom of four. I started running in 2010 to relieve stress and build my confidence, but now I run to be an example to my children and also to challenge myself. I struggled to make running/fitness a priority during 2019 and half of 2020. To build consistency, I started a run streak during July 2020 and haven’t missed a day yet. Having a run streak of 500+ days motivates me to keep going.”

Lindsay Potts

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Austin, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 10 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race:  2014 Big D Half Marathon

Most Memorable Race: 2019 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 triathlon.  This year I  look forward to my first tri and completing my first marathon this year. I love to share my excitement for running and encouraging others.”

Liz Diaz Cortez

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Mesquite,  Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 25 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race:  Wounded Warrior

Most Memorable Race: Wounded Warrior

About Me: “I am a wife, and a mom of four amazing boys.  I run because of the health benefits.  I also  enjoy the quiet and solitude of running on my own, but also running with others.”

Lura White

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™ and AWARDS Manager
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Nevada, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 5 years

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

First Race:  2017 Colors Trail Race

Most Memorable Race: 2019 Murphy Half Marathon

About Me: “It’s an honor to represent AMPT 4 years in a row.  My goal for 2022 is to take better care of myself and stay active while encouraging others.  I love our family of AMPT Ambassadors— how we cheer each other on, and what AMPT stands for. I hope 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 blessed wife of 30 years, mother of 3 grown boys— ages 26, 25, and 20, and grandmother of 2 boys, ages 6 and 2. 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: 8 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race: 2014 Dallas Mavericks 5k

Most Memorable Race: 2020 Cowtown Half Marathon for my 100th; 2021 Dallas Marathon for my 2nd fastest full

About Me: “I started running consistently in 2014 as I was training for my first 5K. Since then, I have done what I need to do to live an active lifestyle, and have been lucky to have accomplished over 100 half marathons, and a handful of marathons and ultras in the short amount of time. I’m still making a comeback from last year’s surgery, so my goal for 2022 is to PR in any distance! Gotta celebrate any victory possible! I’m grateful to be returning as an AMPT Ambassador for the 4th year. See y’all on the pavement!”

Michelle Read

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: McKinney, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: On and off since high school

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race:  High School Track Meet

Most Memorable Race: 2014 NOLA Rock n Roll Marathon

About Me: “I became a runner my Junior year in HS, when my girlfriends talked me into it as something to do in the off-season. I ran in college at SDSU and have continued running on and off through adulthood. I am a mom and a wife who enjoys running when I’m not at my Crossfit box or out at a baseball field watching my son play!  My goal for 2022 is to run at least a 5K each month and to complete the AMPT 5K challenge.”

Nancy Hampton

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Rowlett, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4 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 63 years old and married to Wes. This is my second year as an awesome AMPT ambassador. I am a Camp Gladiator camper for 4 years. When I started participating in CG, I learned about racing. I love to walk and run! I love volunteering as a race course monitor with my husband to cheer on the runners! I plan to continue to do that again this year. One of my goals this year is to at least walk a 10K. I can’t wait to meet all the new ambassadors and meet up again with the returning ambassadors!”

Naomi Woodard

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Denton, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 6 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5K

First Race:  2016 Liberty Run 5K

Most Memorable Race: 2020 Bahamas Half Marathon

About Me: “Running is my therapy. I try to stay active in some way, year round. I do a lot of volunteer work in my community. I love meeting fellow runners/walkers. I like sharing my running journey and hope that it helps to motivate and encourage others to get up and move. My goal this year is to build my endurance and consistency in my running. “

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 4th year of 100 miles per month running. Last year my total miles were 1,349.25.  We will  see what 2022 brings.”

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

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Wylie, TX

Years Engaged in Running: 8 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race:  Big Easy 5K

Most Memorable Race: 2019 Cowtown (when I accidentally ran an Ultra for my 1st marathon)

About Me: “ I am a husband, father, musician, and book worm. I love all things fitness, but am particularly drawn to picking heavy things up and putting them down, and running. When I’m not working out or spending time with my family, I’m probably in my recliner reading a book or reading nerdy marketing e-books.”

Ramon Golen

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Sachse, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 8 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race: Dallas Race for the Cure

Most Memorable Race: Spartan Ultra or the San Antonio Rock ‘n Roll Marathon

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. I look to be more consistent in running in 2022 and hope to inspire others as well.”

Renee Macneil

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Lantana, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 14 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race: Vermont City Half Marathon

Most Memorable Race: 2021 Boston Marathon

About Me: “ I started running at age 30. For many years it was a fun hobby and a way to stay in shape. As the years went on it became a crucial part of my life. To date, I’ve ran over 60 half marathons and 10 full marathons. I’ve qualified for Boston 5 times and I’m hoping to go for a 6th this spring! As a full-time working mom to two girls it can be a challenge to find time to train but I do the best I can. I love encouraging others to run and will happily trot along beside you if you need company! I adore AMPT Running Co. and all they stand for and support so I am thrilled to be back as an AMPT Ambassador for the second year in a row.”

Rick Weaver

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Murphy,  Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 11 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 5K and 10K

First Race: Dash Down Greenville

Most Memorable Race: Rock & Roll Nashville and Big D Marathon

About Me: “Married for 45 years. I run to stay as healthy as possible and will keep going as long as I can. We have 2 grown girls, and 3 grand kids — 2 boys and 1 girl that keep us busy.”

Robert Smith

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Carrollton, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 14 years

Favorite Run/Walk Distance: Half Marathon

First Race:  Orange Leaf Half Marathon

Most Memorable Race: 2021 Dallas Marathon

About Me: “I’ve been employed at AT&T for the last 17 years managing the Mobility Network. After bouts of feeling overwhelmed with stress, both physically and mentally, I found running and gained a new passion, an active lifestyle and a better appreciation for harmony and balance. Running has allowed me to meet and establish relationships with many different people that share my passion for running. My goals for 2022 are to be a better runner than I was last year, to continue to volunteer and give back to the running community, and to continue to spread my passion to others.”

Sandra Garcia

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Dallas, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 10 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race: 2012 Chicago Women’s Half Marathon

Most Memorable Race: 2020 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 2022 running goal is to finish the Chicago Marathon under 4:15:00.”

 

Stacey Rotunno

Brand Ambassador
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Allen, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 23 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race: Cross Country in 1999

Most Memorable Race: 2015 Chicago Marathon

About Me: “I started running my Sophomore year in high school because I wanted to try something new and fell in love with cross country and racing. I continued my love for the sport over the years and have completed 10 marathons and countless half marathons and shorter distance races. Running has become a passion and a lifestyle! My goal for 2022 is to keep up my 757 days and counting run streak and participate in one half marathon every month.”

Stacey Wilcox

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Little Elm, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 7 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race:  2016 Hotter than Fire Crackers 5K

Most Memorable Race: 2018 Cowtown Half Marathon

About Me: “I’m a wife, a mother of 2 grown kids, and a karate instructor. My goal for 2022 is to stay healthy and avoid injury so I’ll be able to run my second full marathon later this year. 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.”

Tam McAlister

Exclusive AMPT Brand Ambassador™
Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Lewisville, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 4 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race:  2018 Camp Gladiator Bold 5K

Most Memorable Race: 2021 BMW Dallas Marathon

About Me: “Really looking forward to another successful year of running. My 2022 goal is to run a half marathon each month and 2 full marathons in the year. In October of 2022 I get to marry my best friend ❤️ … did I mention in MEXICO?? I am obsessed with my dog, she is the absolute cutest little wiener dog in the entire world, however… she’s no runner (short legs 😉).”

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.”

Tiffany Phillips

Brand Ambassador
 Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: Pilot Point, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 21 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: Half Marathon

First Race: Track 1-Mile in 7th Grade

Most Memorable Race: Winning District Champion in Cross Country 2003

About Me: “I began running “seriously” in the 7th grade. By 16 I ran my first half marathon. I didn’t run in college and had children instead while my husband served in the military. I never took a break from running! I ran through all of my pregnancies and pushed a jogger too. From a single to a double to a triple back to a double and single and now all of my children run with me and I still push my youngest on many runs! I am a homeschool mom of 4 and seamstress with big goals to run a BQ time for my first marathon in April 2022!”

Wendi Brannon

Brand Ambassador
 Instagram | Facebook

 

Current Hometown: McKinney, Tx

Years Engaged in Running: 1.5 years

Favorite Running/Walking Distance: 10K

First Race: 2021 Big ‘Ole Medal Run

Most Memorable Race: 2021 Virtual St. Jude’s Half Marathon

About Me: “My name is Wendi Brannon, I’m 45 and I live in McKinney, Texas with my husband Kody. I have 6 amazing children, 2 of them still at home, and 2 amazing grandgirls. I began running during 2020 for the first time in my life as a way to escape all that was going on in the world. I am a plus-size runner who tries to motivate and inspire others to run no matter how old, or what size they are.”