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.

  • 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 and training for the 2014 Penn Relays Masters 100m.

  • Lisa (Fashonista, Tire Flipper)

    Lisa

    Fashonista, Tire Flipper

    Lisa does it all. She teaches, she runs, she lifts, she yogas, she body pumps, and she is a taxi driver to three wonderful young humans. When she is away from the store she can be found on the Green Ribbon Trail zipping over hill and dale!

  • "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.

  • 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. Dan ran 2:48 for the marathon at age 49.

  • Krista Superlative (Superstar Wunderkind)

    Krista Superlative

    Superstar Wunderkind

    Krista comes to us from lovely Ursinus College where she was a scholar and a genius. Her talents in the multi events parlay exquisitely into all of the hats she wears in the shops. We are happy to have such a wonderful human being on our team!

  • Jenn (Speed Merchant and Earl of Enthusiasm)

    Jenn

    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!

  • Zach (Coach, Stud.)

    Zach

    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.

  • Mary C! (Team Mom)

    Mary C!

    Team Mom

    Mary is the nicest of us. She makes sure none of us ducks go astray! She is a teacher and works with us when she isn't busy racing all kinds of distances! She brings her huge heart and smile to our days and makes our workplace a happier, more wonderful

  • Jen McAwesome (Pinnacle of Happiness)

    Jen McAwesome

    Pinnacle of Happiness

    Jen is our beacon of joy and happiness. Jen is the type of person we wish had in store all day everyday just for our own happiness. She is the most best of us.. Everyone is better when she is around. She teaches, she smiles and she crushes race cour

  • 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!

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

    Coach Mary Y.

    Coach, Mom, Rockstar.

    Mary heads up many of our longer distance classes. She and sister Jen are a duo to be reckoned with. This summer she is starting our first half marathon class and it is off to a great start!! Mary finds running without a stroller to easy so she can oft

  • ScottyT (Shoe Salesman/Marketing Director)

    ScottyT

    Shoe Salesman/Marketing Director

    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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Heather (Reality Checker/Biceptasaurus)

    Heather

    Reality Checker/Biceptasaurus

    Heather comes to us with a great wealth of experience from another runshop! We are so lucky to have someone with her experience on the roster! When she is not shelling out shoes she can be found on the Green Ribbon Trail.

  • JOEDARE (Coach/CloudSurfer)

    JOEDARE

    Coach/CloudSurfer

    Joe has been with us off and on for a millennia. In his spare time he coaches at Stockton University and runs his own coaching program Dare to Run.

  • Coach Shannon (Sunglasses Approval Manager)

    Coach Shannon

    Sunglasses Approval Manager

    Shannon is an enthusiastic, wonderful addition to the team! When she is not rocking all the finest footwear and sunglasses, she can be found teaching and coaching field hockey!

  • Chris "Thunderbolt" T (Jongleur)

    Chris "Thunderbolt" T

    Jongleur

    Chris is not only a great runner, but also is an amazing music producer. He loves drinking too much coffee and working incredibly hard.

staff pick #1

Hoka Clifton 5

Hoka Clifton 5

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Marshmallow-soft cushion. Marshmallow-light weight!

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staff pick #2

Run Inspired!

Run Inspired!

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Looking for a lightweight yet stable ride?  The Mizuno Inspire is a lovely combiation of performance and stability for those long run or quick workouts!   Check out a pair today!

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Here's some guidance, THIS SHOE IS AWESOME!

Here's some guidance, THIS SHOE IS AWESOME!

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This is the latest version of Saucony's number one shoe.  It provides stability with a lightweight ,awesome looking ride!

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RIDE THE WAVE OF AWESOME!

RIDE THE WAVE OF AWESOME!

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THE MIZUNO WAVE RIDER 19 is an awesome option for the runner seeking a fast responsive ride with great impact protection and awesome style!  Pick one up here or stop in the shop to try some on today!

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staff pick #5

HELLO BETTER!

HELLO BETTER!

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Want a taste of more natural running?  How about you come in for a weartest of the Gravity?  Already in love?  Pick up a pair for a friend here on our superb website machine!

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