Meet the Team
Founder & Race Director
Cat moved to Wake Forest in 1998 after graduating from Ohio University. She likes kids, running, and wine (not necessarily in that order). When she isn't juggling the schedules of her 4 children, she works for a CPA firm and serves as a commissioner for the Town of Youngsville.
Russ grew up attending the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club and worked there through college. He owns Chiropractic Partners and works as an online professor of Anatomy & Physiology. His 4 children now attend the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club.
Kyndall DySard Garrett
Website Design & Social Media
Kyndall DySard Garrett is a Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club Alumni and received her B.A. in Communication Studies from UNCW and her M.A. in Interactive Media from Elon University. Kyndall is passionate about marketing and loves coming up with strategies to help organizations get their message out to the world! She's currently working at Red Hat in downtown Raleigh.
Emily Pelliccia is a Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club Alumni and a graduate of Western Carolina University, where she received an Honors degree in Elementary Education and Psychology. Emily has been photographing the event for the past 9 years. She loves being able to use her talents to serve her Boys & Girls Club! She is currently a Youth Development Professional at the WFBGC, and won staff of the year for the Wake County Boys & Girls Clubs in 2021!
Ashley Hohenberger is the Wake First Boys & Girls Club Director and has served the Club for over 10 years! Ashley graduated from Lynchburg College with a Bachelor's Degree in Health & Physical Education. She started as a part-time staff member, worked her way up to becoming a Youth Development Professional, and is the third Club Director that has served the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club.