November 19 - 21, 2024 | Austin Convention Center | Austin, TX

Patrick Reagan

Patrick is a professional ultrarunner at HOKA ONE ONE. He is the owner of Patrick Reagan Running LLC Coaching Services and the Co-host of Tortoise and the Hare Podcast, 3 X Javelina Jundred 100 Mile Endurance Run Champion and Course Record Holder,  3rd at 2016 IAU 100K World Championshipsand the 2017 USATF Ted Corbitt Ultrarunner of the Year. 

Steff Gardner

Steff is Salomon’s resident adrenaline junkie. She skydives, BASE jumps, rock climbs, run trails and is currently knee-deep in building out an adventure van for road trips with her pup Noah. With no background in running whatsoever, she set her sights on a 50 mile trail race 8 years ago and never looked back. Steff […]

John Cappella

As the Race Director for the Flying Pig Marathon, John Cappella oversees all logistical operations for Cincinnati’s spring marathon. Entering its 22nd year, the race hosts more than 42,000 participants in nine races during the first weekend in May. He also manages all logistics for the Flying Pig’s other races including the Bockfest 5k, 50 […]

Dan Kowalke

As a creative and a dreamer, Dan is on a mission to democratize data literacy for passion driven specialty outdoor retailers.  Dan's global experience leading connected commerce ecosystems for big and small companies enables him to offer unique insights benefiting integration partners, brands and retailers.Dan is an accomplished entrepreneur, with a knack for building products that […]

Erin Cooper

As the Run Marketing Manager for Salomon North America, Erin brings over 10 years of experience in the running industry. Having gotten her start working at her local run specialty shop, Erin honed her craft for slinging shoes and building the shop’s run community. She then began working for Saucony in several positions from Field […]

Lisa Mullen

A dedicated leader for her clients, Lisa is known for driving innovative, multi-service, integrated campaigns that earn results and ignite sales. Having spent 15 years developing relationships with media in key markets, NYC and beyond, she is a go-to resource and has garnered coverage for clients in publications ranging from, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, […]

Christy Slye

Big Sur Marathon Foundation, Director of Partnerships Leader of partnerships and relationships for the Big Sur Marathon Foundation for 3 years and the prior decade spent in the running industry working on the brand side with women's apparel and events. An obligation to our planet comes with producing events in one of the most beautiful places in the world: […]

Brian Mister

Brian is originally from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. He attended college at UNC Charlotte where he received a B.S.B.A. with a focus onMarketing. After founding the NoDa Brewing Run Club in 2012, his love for the active, outdoor world turned into a passion. He helped grow the race series and event marketing efforts at the U.S. […]

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