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): Brooks Launch, Hoka Clifton

Lynn Altevogt

Lynn Marbach

Vice President

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. Now she spends her time outside of work chasing around a toddler!

Favorite Shoe: Hoka Clifton

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 Hernandez

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 Jenkins

Sales Associate, Assistant 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

Joe Wohlfert

Sales Associate, Assistant Manager

Joe graduated from Fowler High School in Michigan and the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne.

Joe has backpacked across Spain for a pilgrimage, coached high school track, and comes from a family of 9 kids.

Favorite Shoe: Saucony Guide

Josh Maple

Sales Associate

Josh Maple ran cross country and track at Adrian College in Michigan. Since college, he has coached all different ages in track, cross country, and road running. Currently, Josh coaches Dekalb High School Cross Country and Track and an elementary cross country team along with a running club at the Parkview YMCA.

Favorite Shoe: Brooks Ghost

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

Andrew Whitinger

Sales Associate

Andrew graduated from Blue River Valley High School in Mt. Summitt, IN in 2019. Currently, Andrew attends Purdue Fort Wayne where he majors in Business Management with a minor in Journalism and competes for the Mastodon Cross Country and Track & Field teams.

Andrew is a big shoe nerd, owning over 100 pair. He currently holds the PFW 5k school record in a time of 14:59, the 10k track record in 31:03, as well as the 10k cross country record in 32:00.5.

Favorite Shoe: Saucony Ride

Ana Acevedo

Sales Associate

Ana graduated from Manchester University in 2020 with a degree in Social Work.

At Manchester, Ana helped lead her team to the HCAC XC Championship in 2016, 2018, and 2019. She was an All-Conference runner in both XC and Track. At the 2020 HCAC Indoor Track & Field Championships, Ana was the Champion in the 800 and DMR as well as Runner Up in the Mile and 3000m. She also holds the 10th best 6k time in Manchester history.

Ana is addicted to caffeine; she says that she can drink an entire pot of coffee before bed and still sleep like a baby.

Favorite Shoe: Hoka Arahi

Corey Birchmeier

Sales Associate

Corey graduated from Manchester University in 2015 where he ran Cross Country and Track & Field. After graduation, he immediately began coaching. After spending a year coaching high school cross country and track in Michigan, he accepted the cross country coaching position at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne. When Corey is not immersed in running, he and his wife can normally be found doing a number of outside activities including mountain biking, camping, or playing disc golf.

Favorite Shoe: Hoka Speedgoat

Cory Waldron

Sales Associate

Cory Waldron graduated from Carroll High School where he ran both Cross Country and Track. Nowadays, Cory competes in these sports at Purdue Fort Wayne University along with majoring in Economics and Finance.

Cory loves anything sports and plans on finding a career that involves them. Running, basketball, and football are some of his favorites.

Favorite Shoe: Hoka Clifton

Draven Thompson

Sales Associate

Draven graduated from Carroll High School in 2019. He currently attends Purdue Fort Wayne, where he is majoring in Biology, with hopes to become a Physical Therapist. At PFW, Draven competes for the Mastodon Cross Country and Track & Field teams.

He has been competing in running as early as he possibly could, starting in 3rd grade.

In his free time, Draven enjoys backpacking, camping, and bridge jumping.

Favorite Shoe(s): Saucony Endorphin Shift, 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 Harry Styles.

Favorite Shoe: New Balance Vongo

“I am always inspired by other runners. I love being around positive people and draw energy from them. Whether plodders or speed demons, I love to talk to them and listen to their stories.”

Betty Nelson


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