North Wales Running Company

Our Team

  • Alycia "Tranch" (General Manager, Coach, Saint, Soothsayer.)

    Alycia "Tranch"

    General Manager, Coach, Saint, Soothsayer.

    Alycia is first and foremost a Bambie from St. Hubert's. She enjoys running fast, being a flautist, teaching, keeping the store functioning smoothly, and being delightful. She also enjoys seeing cows whilst running.

  • "The G-Man" (Encyclopedia Gaylandica)

    "The G-Man"

    Encyclopedia Gaylandica

    Gayland comes to us via many years in the industry and a varied and wonderful running history. He knows more facts about random races than almost anyone on the planet. He also enjoys Chaka Khan, coffee, and the jazz flute. He is awesome.

  • Lara (Chief Communications Officer)


    Chief Communications Officer

    The standard tuba has about 16 feet of tubes. Lara is one of our ultra runners and muscians. She also leads all communication and information output for the staff and store. She is merry and bright and awesome.

  • Stacey M. (Running Coach, Tri Guru.)

    Stacey M.

    Running Coach, Tri Guru.

    Stacey is an all around supahstar. She comes to us from the coaching and triathlon world and is one of the top area coaches for runners and triathletes alike! When she isn't coaching or being an awesome Mom she drives a snowplow!

  • Dan T. (Italian Gentleman, Maintenance, Spaceman.)

    Dan T.

    Italian Gentleman, Maintenance, Spaceman.

    Dan is one of the most seasoned runners of the team! When he isn't launching spacecraft or hanging with his grandkids, he can be found at the shore, drinking coffee or leading group runs.

  • Coach Mary Y. (Coach, Mom, Rockstar.)

    Coach Mary Y.

    Coach, Mom, Rockstar.

    Mary heads up many of our longer distance classes. She is bored with normal running, so she runs up mountains and is in the process of completing a marathon in every state, and some straight up mountains! FYI the mountains quit first!

  • Jenn (Speed Merchant and Earl of Enthusiasm)


    Speed Merchant and Earl of Enthusiasm

    Miss Jenn is our resident rearkicking fireball. When she is not teaching or racing, she can be found out beating up on the boys on the local trails and roads!

  • Terry Culinarian (Inventory Geometrist and Chef)

    Terry Culinarian

    Inventory Geometrist and Chef

    Terry comes to the floor with a ton of years of experience as an amazing runner and footwear guru. We are blessed with his ability to also origami inventory into meaningful patterns on our shelves.

  • Coach Jen A. (Coach, Trainer, Leader.)

    Coach Jen A.

    Coach, Trainer, Leader.

    Jen is Coach and Director of our running classes. She can be found anywhere there are weights to be lifted, miles to be run and awesomeness is to be imparted. When found in her natural habitat, Jen will be smiling being fit!

  • Lisa (Fashonista, Tire Flipper)


    Fashonista, Tire Flipper

    Lisa does it all. She teaches, she runs, she lifts, she yogas, she body pumps, and loves excellent early post punk music and, When she is away from the store she can be found on the Green Ribbon Trail or Valley Green zipping along the trail!

  • Maddie VP of Happiness (Munchies by Maddie)

    Maddie VP of Happiness

    Munchies by Maddie

    Maddie, when not coordinating Intramurals at Gwynedd Mercy University is our teammate slinging shoes at N-Dubb Run Club. She brings the laughs and spunk that keeps our days full of fun and our hearts light.

  • Zach (Coach, Stud.)


    Coach, Stud.

    Zach hails from Pittsvegas, PA. He comes to us via North Penn and Messiah College, and now teaches and coaches at Owen J. Roberts M.S. He is currently training for the Philadelphia Marathon and supplies us with chewing gum. He is awesome.

  • Karalyn S (Fitness Manager)

    Karalyn S

    Fitness Manager

    Karalyn keeps us all fit by making us do squats and pushups in between fittings. It is exhausting. Please come shop at the store, I can't feel my arms......

  • Emily M (Principal of Positivity)

    Emily M

    Principal of Positivity

    Emiliy is an all around rockstar who is our resident occupational therapist. She is a giver and a winner and we are lucky to have such a kind and kick-butt person to keep us all in check!

  • Emily S (Mountain climbing and furniture rehab specialist)

    Emily S

    Mountain climbing and furniture rehab specialist

    Emily is our resident hiking and track running, furniture fixing and adventure having friend. She is always up for something new and interesting and is an amazing asset to the team!

  • Sean (Gem)



    Sean is a wonderful and kind fellow who is training for the marathon, has a great talent for making people smile, studying finance and crushing it all.

  • Coach Chris T (Jongleur)

    Coach Chris T


    Chris is not only a great runner, but also is a professional music producer. He loves drinking too much coffee criticizing pizza, and coaching track.

  • Nicki Cronin (Speedster Educator)

    Nicki Cronin

    Speedster Educator

    Nicki is a Muhlenburg Alum who has taken the local road scene by storm when she's not molding the minds of the youth. She is quick with a smile and even quicker to out kick you to the finish line!

  • Ultra Anna (Long Distance Running Marketing Gramster)

    Ultra Anna

    Long Distance Running Marketing Gramster

    Anna is an excellent human being who comes to us from the beautiful state of Maryland with a love of all things ultra trail running, hiking, and literature.

  • Speedy Tartomp (Security Officer, Friend, Sock Monkey.)

    Speedy Tartomp

    Security Officer, Friend, Sock Monkey.

    Speedy has been with us from day one. He is on permanent loan from Nana and keeps watch over the store day and night with a bright smile and a friendly face.

  • Karl "The King" (Sultan of Sprinting and Inventory Manager)

    Karl "The King"

    Sultan of Sprinting and Inventory Manager

    Karl loves all things Track and Field, and truly is our renaissance man. He has competed in every event from the 100m to the marathon and is currently throwing the discus.

  • Rockford Isaac of Wales Jr., The Turtle (Mascot, Friend.)

    Rockford Isaac of Wales Jr., The Turtle

    Mascot, Friend.

    Rocky the Rocket-Turtle loves to show everyone that ALL KINDS of Fast are welcome at the NWRC!

  • ScottyT (Shoe Salesman)


    Shoe Salesman

    Scott has been here for quite a long time. Normally he cannot be found on email or on the phone, but if you come in the door you may spy him in his natural habitat cobbling footwear. If he isn't at the store he is running trails or at Camp Innabah.