Our Staff

Brad Altevogt

Brad Altevogt

Owner, President

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.

Favorite Shoe(s): Hoka Clifton

Lynn Altevogt

Lynn Marbach

Vice President, General Manager

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.

She coached high school cross country and track for 8 years before having her daughter. She is the Program Director of our Appleseeds Youth Running Program and the Club Director of our Elite Team and Community Team.

Favorite Shoe: Saucony Tempus

Andy Brennan

Product Manager

Andy is a 2010 graduate of Bishop Dwenger High School where he was coached by former 3RRC GM Eric Ade. He then attended Indiana State University where he ran cross country and track and received his Bachelor's in Business Administration. Now a recreational runner, Andy is a sports fanatic who can't get enough of ESPN.

Favorite Shoe: Hoka Mach

Caren Wohlfert

Senior Sales Manager

Caren is a 2015 graduate of DeKalb High School. She then attended the University of Saint Francis where she majored in Environmental Science and minored in 2D Studio Art. Caren also competed for the Cougar Cross Country and Track teams and held school records Indoors in the 1,000m run, Mile run, and 4x800 relay as well as outdoors in the 1,500m run and 4x800 relay.

Caren likes to sketch and go hiking in her spare time.

Favorite Shoe: New Balance 860

Carissa Combs

Shift Manager, Social Media & Marketing Coordinator

Carissa graduated from Queens University of Charlotte with a B.A. in Communication, focusing on integrated strategic communication and media. She hopes to finish her M.B.A. at Purdue Fort Wayne by spring of 2022.

At Queens, Carissa was team captain, the South Atlantic Conference 1500m Runner-Up, and XC Conference Champion in 2018.

She has run to the top of Mt. Michell, the highest peak on the East Coast.

Favorite Shoe: OnCloud Stratus

Sammy Moran

Sales Associate

Sammy graduated from Otsego High School in Michigan in 2017. He graduated from Purdue Fort Wayne in 2021 where he majored in Business Finance. At PFW, Sammy competed for the Mastodon Cross Country and Track & Field teams.

He has been running since the 6th grade and originally ran to stay in shape for soccer. Heading into high school, he decided to run cross country instead and hasn't regretted that decision for one second. He has run every day since June 15th of 2013.

Favorite Shoe: Nike Pegasus

Lily Kissner

Sales Associate

Lily graduated from Leo High School in 2021 where she ran cross country and track for 4 years. Currently, she attends the University of Saint Francis where she studies Exercise Science and Biology. She is also a member of the Cougar cross country and track teams.

She has been running competitively since the 2nd grade. The only thing she loves as much as running is Taylor Swift.

Favorite Shoe: Saucony Tempus

Aubrey Zimmerman

Sales Associate

Aubrey is a 2013 grad of Snider High School where she played volleyball. She then attended IPFW, majoring in Elementary Education.

Aubrey is a full-time first grade teacher, a Girls on the Run Coach, and a member of the Anthony Wayne Runners. She has completed 2 marathons and a 50k (so far).

I have a goal to visit all of the National Parks. Also a plant mom and a dog mom in my spare time!

Favorite Shoe: Brooks Adrenaline

Kayla Quimby

Sales Associate, Appleseeds Youth Coach

Kayla is a 2020 graduate of Frankton Jr/Sr High School. She currently attends the University of Saint Francis where she majors in Elementary Education with a minor in Math.

Kayla was a member of the USF Cougars' first women’s cross country team in school history to qualify for the NAIA National Cross Country Championship Meet.

She loves plants and being outside; she has been hiking and snorkeling in Belize. She is teammates and roommates with staff member Lily Kissner.

Favorite shoe: Brooks Ghost

Austin Hall

Sales Associate

Austin graduated from Columbia City High School and is currently a sophomore at Purdue University Fort Wayne. He is majoring in Industrial Systems Technology and competes for the Mastodons cross country and track teams.

Austin recently competed at the Under 20 US Championships in the 10k where he placed 2nd.

Favorite Shoe: Nike Invincible Run

Henry Steele

Sales Associate

Henry is a senior at Bishop Luers High School where he runs for the Knights cross country and track teams.

Henry started running in 4th grade and ran the Fort4Fitness half marathon at age 12.

He loves ‘90s sitcoms and is an avid reader. Henry also plans on attending IU Bloomington to study environmental science.

Favorite Shoe: Brooks Adrenaline

Rachel Kesar

Sales Associate

Rachel is a band teacher in the East Allen County School District and runs for fun. She enjoys running a variety of races from 5Ks to marathons. Her running goal is to someday run an ultra marathon in the mountains.

Rachel's favorite running quote is “If you want to run fast, run alone. If you want to run far, run with others” because it applies to daily life also. She enjoys multi-day hikes.

Favorite Shoe: Topo MTN Racer

Cole Meyer

Sales Associate

Cole graduated from Columbia City High School and Taylor University where he majored in Business.

Cole is an older brother, sports fanatic, dog lover, and Michigan University fan. He's been to 30 of the 50 states.

"I got into running through playing soccer from 4th grade to my junior year. My buddy mentioned how track practice was open to whoever wanted to come, and I decided to give it a shot. 2 school records later, back to back conference titles, and a few regional appearances later. I’m moving into my dorm at Taylor University, preparing for my first collegiate track meet."

Favorite Shoe: New Balance Super Comp Trainer

Lindy Wood

Sales Associate

Lindy graduated from Jay County Junior/Senior High School in 2022 where she ran cross country and track all 4 years. She currently attends the University of Saint Francis where she is majoring in Exercise Science and minoring in Nutrition.

Lindy is also a member of the Cougars cross county and track teams. She considers herself an avid connoisseur of all different types of caffeine. She enjoys reading and spending time with her friends in her free time.

Favorite Shoe: Asics NovaBlast

Kiara Bahena

Sales Associate

Kiara graduated from Wayne Trace High School in Ohio in 2023. She currently runs cross country and track and field at the University of Saint Francis where she is majoring in Nursing and minoring in Psychology and Health.

Kiara is the school record holder at USF in the indoor 800m run, Distance Medley Relay, and 4x800m relay. She's always wanted to have a hairless cat for a pet.

Favorite shoe: Hoka Clifton 9

Haylee Hile

Sales Associate

Haylee graduated from Northridge High School in 2023. She currently runs for Purdue Fort Wayne where she majors in Accounting.

Haylee originally started running Track in 7th grade to stay in shape for soccer. She wanted to be a sprinter but found herself in the distance group instead.

She loves to bake and hopes to open her own bakery someday. You can check out her creation on her baking Instagram: @bakerontherun6

Favorite Shoe: New Balance Fuel Cell Super Comp Trainer

Hidi Gaff

Sales Manager

Hidi graduated from IPFW with a BA in English and an AA in General Studies. Prior to her time at IPFW, she competed for Hillsdale College’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams.

After establishing her family, Hidi returned to competitive distance running, joining 3RRC’s Elite Team in 2021. At the recent World Age Group Championships held at the 2023 Chicago Marathon, she placed third overall in the Women’s 40-44 division. As a master’s runner, she has plenty more big, scary ambitions for the near future!

When Hidi isn’t running, word puzzles are her jam.

Favorite Shoe: On Cloudmonster Hyper

“As a seasoned veteran, whether it’s running the roads through fresh-fallen snow or running the trails, I enjoy being on the team, racing, and sharing the passion of running with others. That has made my life special.”

Mark Furkis


Share Your Story