2021 Ambassadors

Meet the 2021 Ambassadors

Hometown: Maryville, TN

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2016

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC 10 Miler... it's the perfect distance

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Representing the Atlanta Track Club at events and in my community to encourage others to lead a healthier lifestyle and get moving. I've come to make many friendships in our community as a result!

Delaine Anderson

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2018

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC 10 Miler

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Spreading the Running City USA spirit and supporting each other through the gift of running.

Veronica Armendariz

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2014

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race & Atlanta's Women's 5K

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Spreading the light that Atlanta Track Club brings to the running community.

India Cook

Hometown: Peachtree Corners, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2016

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 3 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: The best part is all the new runners I have met along the way.

Nicole Delaine

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2018

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race, it was my first official race in the city where I felt like I was an official ATLien!

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Besides the perks, the camaraderie amongst fellow ambassadors

Jennifer Duncan

Hometown: Miami, FL

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2016

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Publix Atlanta Half Marathon

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Connecting with others and giving back to a running community that has made me feel at home since I moved 6 years ago.

Daniela Espino

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2016

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Connecting with the community and knowing running (a healthy activity) is one of their passions.

Francheska Flores

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC 10 Miler

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Getting to connect with the amazing Atlanta running and walking community!

David Hope

Hometown: Newnan, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2020

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: All of them! AJC Peachtree Road Race and the Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I love meeting new people!

Jamie Howard

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2017

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Networking with other ambassadors, spreading the word at events about Atlanta Track Club events

LaRhonda Julien

Hometown: Chattanooga, TN

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: My favorite thing about being an ambassador is being able to meet many people at different places in their running journey, while volunteering and participating at the events and group runs.

Bailey Kinsman

Hometown: Gevenich, Germany

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Helping Atlanta Track Club to bring running into all communities.

Rebecca Ludwig

Hometown: Germantown, MD

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2018

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I love being able to talk about Atlanta Track Club events and recruit new members while officially representing the club.

Janice Mayo

Hometown: Decatur, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2012

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Learning more about our city, running with others and the swag

YaQutullah Ibraheem Muhammad

Hometown: Tullahoma, TN

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2018

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Jerome Scales Southside10K- it's a tough course, local, and a great way to start off the new year racing in the cold!

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: The energy that's cultivated from our collective passion for running, Atlanta and our community.

Sarah Beth Nelius

Hometown: Duluth, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2017

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC Atlanta 10 Miler & 5k

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Too many things to name! I got to represent Atlanta Track Club, learn leadership skills, spread positive energy, and make new friends every single event.

Alex Nguyen

Hometown: Roanoke, AL

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2011

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Connecting with the running community!

Naomi Pate

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2013

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I love welcoming new members to the Atlanta Track Club and getting them excited about upcoming events!

Rebecca Pogue

Hometown: Tampa, FL

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Being an Ambassador for the Atlanta Track Club has given me a community! Prior to COVID-19, it was a way to connect with local runners through events, weekly runs and explore our city through running! Now, during COVID, the word community means something new entirely. Although we way not be running physically together, the ambassadors has provided me with everlasting connections and support through these tough times. The ambassadors are back and ready to celebrate running and our city in 2021!

Jennifer Prevot

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2017

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Spreading the word about Atlanta Track Club to current runners and introducing new runners to Running City USA.

January Pugh

Hometown: Oakland, CA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2004

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Talking to others about the Atlanta Track Club and all the cool events they do.

John Tackett Jr.

Hometown: Meerut, India

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2018

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Group runs and engaging with the running community!

Arjun Teotia

Hometown: Alpharetta , GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2017

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I have had couple instances where I have worn my Ambassador T-shirt and random people have stopped me and asked me if I work there and then would ask me about Atlanta Track Club and its membership. It gives me great pleasure in telling them all about Atlanta Track Club and all the wonderful races organized by them.

Chris Thomas

Hometown: Shreveport, LA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2018

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I love welcoming new members to the Atlanta Track Club and getting them excited about upcoming events!

Tiersha Ynfante

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2018

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Too many good ones to choose from! Think I've got to go with the Thanksgiving half though because it was my first half marathon and is always a great way to start the holiday!

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Encouraging friends and family to join, sign up for new races, and surprise themselves with what they're capable of!

Kate Thomson

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2005

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Without question... your, my, our AJC Peachtree Road Race. ATL's finest day.

Been an ambassador for: Three years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Wow! So many reasons. At the top of the list... promoting the gift of running immediately followed by promoting #RunningCityUSA and your, my, our Atlanta Track Club.

Bob Wells

Hometown: Bowdon, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: At least nine years

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: AJC Peachtree Road Race

Been an ambassador for: 2 Years

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Meeting new members of the running community and supporting Atlanta Track Club.

Terie Smith-Phillips

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