TEAM FLEET FEET HUNTSVILLE
RUN, BIKE, SWIM, VOLUNTEER, COACH, MENTOR FLEET FEET TRAINING PROGRAMSKevin BettsI ran track and cross country in high school and college and have been doing road races ever since. I feel so fortunate to live in a vibrant running community like Huntsville! My wife Tonia and I now coach our daughters' high school teams and really enjoy getting to introduce young men and women to running!2020 BHAG: Break 17 in the 5k for the first time since my early 20's. Tonia BettsNot Pictured I am a homeschooling mother of 4 daughters and a volunteer cross country and track coach at Brewer High School. I am thankful to get to share my love of running with my team!2020 BHAG: Run faster than 20:40 something for 5K (i apparently really love to run 20:40 something!) Liz Canty New England transplant to the Southeast who loves trail and ultra-racing around the country. I spend a lot of time training with my husband and poodle in tow on Monte Sano.2020 BHAG: Set the women's course record at the Cruel Jewel 100 miler (Georgia, May 2020) Dianna Cioppi - Triathlon DirectorI've always had a passion for triathlons, but never participated in one until 2012. Since, I have completed five full Ironman, seven half Ironman races, and many Olympic and sprint distances.I am an ITCA certified triathlon coach and lifeguard certified. With a family and three boys ages eleven, thirteen, and fifteen; having time to fit in my training can be challenging.It's my enthusiasm and determination that makes everything work.BHAG for 2020: Don't get injured Marco CioppiWith a very demanding and stressful job, getting out for a run on the mountain or road is a welcome relief.BHAG for 2020: Be consistent Paul EricksonReturned to running in 2013 after running Cross Country and Track in high school. Progressed into triathlon after that and have enjoyed the running and cycling aspects the most!BHAG for 2020: Oak Barrel Half and Bridge Street Half back to back. Pondering a marathon if BHAG goes well. Christian Falcon I love running on the trails! Whether it is a training run or a trail race, I love being able to look around and enjoy the views that a lot of the trails have to offer.It makes me feel relaxed and I feel like a can enjoy running a lot more when I am out on the mountains.2020 BHAG: Train for a 100 Miler (Pinhoti) James FalconI am a life long runner and enjoy helping others achieve their goals.2020 BHAG: Be consisitent again! Cary Long Eric Fritz Originally from Maryland, moved to AL just out of college. Played Volleyball for 15 years then started running.Fell in love with trail running and can not think of anything better than being lost in the woods for 91 hours straight. HTC President2020 BHAG: Mohican 100 Stephanie FergusonI'm an adult onset distance runner having run track (200m, 400m) in my middle school and high school years.My younger sister roped me into doing basically a coach-to-Half marathon in 2014 and I haven't stopped yet.2020 BHAG: Complete my 1st 50k George HeeschenVirginia transplant. Logistician by day. Love running and being active, would love it even more if Alabama summers weren't six months long.2020 BHAG: Racing consistently which hasn't really been a thing for the last 4 years. Adrew Hodges I'm a retired profession triathlete who is now a pacer for Olympic Trials caliber female runners. I also manage a team of Materials and Processes Engineers at The Boeing Company.2020 BHAG: Stay married to Kelsey Hodges :) Dennis MixWeekend runner and triathlete trying to slow down the hands of time.2020 BHAG: Complete my 10th straight Rocketman and New York City Marathon Linda ScarvadaI love to help others reach their goals and to teach them about the trails.2020 BHAG: What was I thinking...hoping to survive Heart of the South run this summer. Tommy MorrisI am a road and trail runner, I am married with two sons, and I am a professor at UAH.2020 BHAG: I want to train to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Shar HendrickI have three wonderful daughters. And I love to run.2020 BHAG: Maybe Races for Ages Melissa HopperI began running in 2013 with a goal of running a half marathon, and after that, I was hooked! I've since run all distances up to a 50K.If I am not running a race, then I'm often found behind the camera taking photos! I am also the Race Director for the Cookie Dash 5K in April.2020 BHAG: Strolling Jim 40 Donna Palumbo10 years ago I enrolled a Cotton Row No Boundaries program to take control of my health and have not stopped running yet.I enjoy volunteering, helping other runners reach their goals, and am the Cotton Row Race Director.2020 BHAG: Huntsville Sprint Triathlon and Rocket City Marathon Babara Parker - BurrisI started running when I was 9 years old. I competed in many different events including the heptathlon before eventually finding my forte - the 3000m steeplechase.I was recruited by Florida State University, where I became an all-American in Indoor/outdoor track and XC.I met my husband, Sean- who also ran on the team, and we married in 2008. He coached me through 2 Olympics (Beijing 2008 & London 2012). We have 2 beautiful girls, and after a 6 year sobatical from running and I motivated to get back into running.2020 BHAG: To be consistent. Beat Dink Taylor in any and every race. Have fun! Tripp MalloyI recently graduated from UAH where I ran cross country and track. I'm now looking to really get back into running and see what I can do with a little bit of training on my own.2020 BHAG: Run under 1:18 in the half marathon. Jamie Miller Since age 12 my entire life has been focused on competition. Tennis, motorcycle road racing, running and triathlon. 58 years old and still chasing trophies. Triathlon is what I do..2020 BHAG: Not sure what this is, but I will go for it? David MoulderI have been a member of Team Fleet Feet for the past several years and found it to be a close knit wonderful community that just thoroughly enjoys running, biking, and swimming.I have enjoyed being part of this community so much that I have been the Rocket City Marathon Race Committee - Pace Team Chair for the last three years.2020 BHAG: My goal is to get back in shape, and then work on my "short game". I would love to improve my Fleet Feet Monte Sano 15k (Sub 54 Minutes) & Huntsville Half Marathon (Sub 1:16) PRs. Nathan PierceIâ€™m a newbie runner/triathlete who started training with fleet feet about 3 1/2 years ago. Since then Iâ€™ve ran Boston twice, ran a 2:47 marathon, and won multiple races.2020 BHAG: Surviving having baby number 2! Jennifer SmithStarted triathlon in 2008 after I quit smoking. In 2014, I was hit by a truck while riding my bicycle and left paraplegic. I still race the swimming and biking portions of triathlon, which I love.2020 BHAG: To get faster in sprint races. To ride my balance bike in more races versus my recumbent trike. Jamie MorrowI'm a team lead at Fleet Feet. I enjoy getting to run with new people at our fun runs. When I'm not at the store, I'm hanging out with my son, Silas.2020 BHAG: Complete my first 50 miler. Ruth Marie OliverOriginally from rural Mississippi, I relocated to Huntsville in 2002 to work at Space Camp. I started swimming in 2012 to get back into shape. Swimming lead to my first 5K & the purchase of a road bike to pursue triathlon.Now I am a multiple Ironman finisher, USAT Level 1 Coach & owner of Ferris the Wonder Dog! 2020 BHAG: Ironman 11 & 12. Elaine Sillivant I have eleven children and I started running when I turned 50 in order to stay active with my kids. Now I am hooked and enjoy trails and road races.