Brad graduated from North Side High School, received his Bachelor’s degree from IPFW, and Master’s from IUPUI.
He started running cross country in 7th grade, and hasn’t stopped since. He loves helping and advising other runners and has a passion for coaching runners of all ages.
Brad is the head boys cross country coach at Snider High School.
Favorite shoes: Brooks Launch, Hoka Clifton
Lynn graduated from Snider High School in 2007 and the University of Saint Francis in 2011 with a degree in Communication. While in college, she competed for the USF cross country and track teams.
Lynn is the head girls cross country coach at Snider High School. She loves reading, comedy, and her dog Liddy.
Favorite shoe: New Balance Vongo
Josh graduated from Huntington University where he competed for the track and cross country teams. Who knows product better than someone who has used it in numerous competitions?
Josh loves to watch films and read. His favorite subjects are history and philosophy. The fall is his favorite time to go for a run, especially if it’s a crisp, rainy day.
Favorite shoe: Saucony Triumph
Team Sales Coordinator
Thomas graduated from Harding High School and Indiana State University. He competed for the Sycamores from 2005-2010 in cross country and track.
He is an avid supporter of Fort Wayne minor league sports teams. He is also the head coach for boys and girls cross country at Bishop Dwenger High School as well as the girls track & field team.
Favorite shoe: Saucony Triumph
Sales Associate, Assistant Event Coordinator
Liz went from barely running the fitness mile test in middle school to running for Canterbury High School and Ithaca College. Now she tries to hit up the road racing circuit every so often.
You can find Liz running out on the Greenway or Towpath. You may also see her dashing in the aisles of a grocery store or coffee shop with food (and more importantly, coffee)!
Favorite shoe: Saucony Guide
Triathlon Coach, Sales Associate
Diana is a five-time All-American triathlete as well as a USAT certified coach. She holds the USA Triathlon Level 1 Coaching Certification along with a USCA Cycling Level 3 Certification.
A few of her favorite things include: beading, yard work, science fiction, and her grandkids.
Favorite shoe: Saucony Kinvara
Run Coach, Sales Associate, Race Director
Mike is a lifelong resident of the Fort Wayne area, graduating from Adams Central High School and Purdue University in West Lafayette.
He did not become a serious runner until the age of 33 but has completed races from 5k to 100 miles since then. Mike enjoys helping out runners of all abilities and training people to reach their potential working with groups like Fort Wayne’s Smallest Winner and Fort 4Fitness.
Favorite shoe: Mizuno Inspire
Tiffany graduated from North Side High School and Indiana Tech where she competed on the cross-country and track teams.
She loves photography, has eight tattoos, and is dying to do an ultramarathon. Tiffany likes a good challenge, so she plans to skip the marathon part and go straight to mastering ultra distances.
Favorite Shoe: Hoka Clifton
LeeAnn graduated from Bishop Dwenger High School in 2013 and the University of Saint Francis in 2017. She was a member of the cross country and track teams at USF and earned her degree in Exercise Science and Physical Therapy Assistance.
She was a competitive cheerleader for 10 years as well as a diver for two but has been running since she was in middle school. LeeAnn enjoys taking pictures, cheering her dad on at races, playing with her dog Duke, and eating candy.
Favorite shoe: Adidas Tempo
Paula graduated from Huntington University where she ran track and cross country a “few” years (or decades) back!
She loves water skiing (slalom, of course), wakeboarding, using her creativity to make/sew gifts for her husband’s 23 grandkids and, of course, running!
Favorite shoe: Brooks Racer ST
Sales Associate, Massage Specialist
Dawn has a passion for running and helping others, so she combined the two and helps our runners recover faster and perform better through massage.
She is a Girls on the Run coach and a member of the Three Rivers Ultra Racing Team. Her biggest accomplishment is completing the Indiana Trail 100 in 2015, and her favorite running turf is Chain O’ Lakes State Park.
Favorite shoe: Salomon Speedcross
Sam graduated from Northrop High School in 2008 and has been running since he was 8 years old. His first race was the Summer Nights one-mile fun run. He loves running trails and exploring new places to run.
Sam has been successful at distances all the way from 5k up to 100 miles and was the Inaugural Fort4Fitness Marathon Champion.
He is the boys head cross country coach at Northrop.
Favorite shoe : Topo Magnifly
Mindy is a retired elementary school teacher who began running later in life.
She is a breast cancer survivor and her doctors credit running and fitness to helping her recover faster. She has run over 25 marathons and inspired countless others to do the same.
Favorite shoe : Topo Magnifly
Abby graduated from Leo High School in 2009 where she played volleyball, basketball, and was a thrower in track. It wasn't until after graduation and into college that she started running and hasn't stopped.
Abby brings her running shoes along with her when exploring new places, and has run in the majority of the 11 countries she's visited in the last 4 years. She loves traveling, operating her small business, and helping customers find the right running product for them.
Favorite shoe : Asics 2000
Branden graduated from Crestview High School in Ohio and currently attends IPFW, where he is majoring in Secondary Education Social Studies.
He started running in 7th grade and completed his first marathon in October of 2016.
Branden can quote, word-for-word, every episode of The Office. You can find him running and disc golfing out at Shoaff Park racking up those bogeys.
Favorite shoe: Nike Pegasus
Blake graduated from Homestead High School and is currently finishing up his last semester at Manchester University where he studies psychology.
If he's not at work or running you can probably find Blake in his favorite place in the world; North Manchester.
Favorite shoe: Hoka Bondi 5
Anna graduated from Concordia Lutheran high school in 2012 where she competed in both cross country and track.
She loves going on adventures downtown with her 2 roommates and being with her friends as much as possible. (And of course her 2 cats) She is a big believer of being kind to one another and is always encouraged to do so thanks to Ellen Degeneres who she watches religiously.
She is also the assistant coach at Concordia Lutheran High School and loves helping out with the team.
Favorite shoe: Brooks Glycerin