2024 Ambassadors

Meet the 2024 Ambassadors

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2018

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Publix Atlanta Marathon

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Connecting with other runners, posting about ATC events and being active with the organization.

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Naimah Abdullah

Hometown: Leavenworth, WA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2021

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC 10 Miler

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Since it's my first year I'm hoping to inspire others along their walking/running journey. Making them feel welcomed and supported while also connecting them to others in this amazing running community.

Erika Ambrocio-Vasquez

Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2015

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC Atlanta 10 Miler

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I love being a part of Running City USA. It's inspiring to be part of a community that fosters a love for a healthy and active lifestyle. Plus I love encouraging others to drink the Kool-Aid! The more the merrier when it comes to running buddies :)

Occupation: Digital Product Manager

Katie Anaya

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2016

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Peachtre Road Race

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I'm so excited to keep participating in ATC and supporting this community!

Occupation: Student

Addie Anderson

Hometown: Stone Mountain, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2014

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Getting to meet a lot of new people that also share my passion for running

Occupation: Expert at Apple

Erik Bradford

Hometown: Nassau, Bahamas

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2017

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Publix Atlanta Marathon Weekend

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Meeting and inspiring new runners.

Occupation: Systems Verification Analyst

Luke Butler

Hometown: Toledo, OH

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2020

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Resolution Run

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: In 2022, Went from running my first 5k to completing the triple peach series with help and support from the Atlanta Track Club. I want to motivate and inspire others to reach their movement goals.

Chris Carino

Hometown: Cumming, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Invesco QQQ Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon and PNC Atlanta 10 Miler

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Spread the joy of running - Bring Smiles through the miles

Occupation: Senior Program/Product Manager





Muthiah Chandrasekharan

Hometown: Avondale, AZ

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2021

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Publix Atlanta Marathon

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Getting to meet more people in the running community and hopefully inspiring more people to join

Occupation: School Effectiveness Specialist for Georgia Department of Education

Shelly Coburn

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2022

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Publix Atlanta Marathon

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Getting to represent the finest run club in the nation.

Occupation: Artist

Jeremiah Cowan

Hometown: Cocoa Beach, Florida

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2014

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

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I'm thrilled to be a part of the amazing running community in ATL, & help it grow! I feel fortunate to live in a city where running is fully embraced with the help of the Atlanta Track Club.

Occupation: Physical Therapist Assistant

Denise Crider

Hometown: Decatur, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race & PNC 10 Miler

Ambassador Term: Third Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I look forward to sharing my love of running, encouraging others to choose fitness as a lifestyle, and representing my favorite city.

Occupation: Stay at Home Parent

Raina Duckworth

Hometown: Decatur, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2023

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Atlanta's Finest 5K

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Meeting people of all backgrounds and connecting runners of all levels to meet their goals and achieve new highs in running. Atlanta Track Club is a huge running community. It is important to create an inclusive environment where everyone can reach their full potential, regardless of their performance level. We welcome everyone to Running City USA!

Occupation: Technical Analyst

Christopher Durham-Henderson

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2004

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Publix Atlanta Marathon

Ambassador Term: Third Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I enjoy sharing my love for Atlanta Track Club events. I love connecting with the running community and sharing my love for races and movement. I really enjoy the opportunity to meet new people.

Occupation: Human Resources with Georgia Tech (Ramblin Wreck!)

Allegra El-Sayed

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2022

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I am looking forward to getting more engaged with the running community and helping show people that anyone can be a runner!

Occupation: Higher Education

Megan Faulkner

Hometown: Tuscaloosa, AL

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2014

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Hawks Fast Break 5k and the Northside Atlanta Women's 5k

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: My favorite aspect of being an ambassador is connecting with a community of people who share the same passion for running as I do. From seasoned veterans to first time runners, Atlanta Track Club supports everyone and I love representing such a positive organization.

Occupation: Director of Finance for Atlanta Beltline, Inc.

Whitney Foster

Hometown: Amityville, NY

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

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

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I am really looking forward to being a part of such a great running club and community while helping to inspire and motivate others to join ATC as well as achieve their running goals and feel a part of something.

Occupation: IT Supervisor

Jose Hardy

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Being able to inspire and motivate others to be successful in their own health and fitness journey

Occupation: IT Executive

Michael Hearn

Hometown: Macon, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2014

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: All Comers Track Meets & Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Representing Running City USA, spreading the word about Atlanta Track Club's running events & programs and motivating others to engage in a healthier lifestyle.

Occupation: High School Track & Field Coach and Military Veteran

David Henry

Hometown: Alpharetta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Peachtree Road Race and Thanksgiving Day Half Marathon

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Meeting new running friends and knowing more about community

Occupation: Software Developer

Raghava(RJ) Jalaparthi

Hometown: Tuscaloosa, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC Atlanta 10 Miler

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Interaction with my peers and the running community. Striving to lead a healthier lifestyle through running. Sharing my experiences and learning from others experiences. Having fun.

Occupation: Retired

Troy Johnson

Hometown: Snellville, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2021

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

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Meeting so many new people!

Occupation: Teacher

Abby Moeller

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2015

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Publix Atlanta Marathon Weekend

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I'm looking forward to motivating runners while in training & on the course. I just want to be able to keep that energy flowing on the pavement. Making sure people know how big of an impact the Atlanta Track Club has in our community

Occupation: Network Design Engineer

Mark Monroe

Hometown: Philadelphia, PA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2017

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Publix Atlanta Marathon & Northside Hospital Women's 5K

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I love representing Atlanta Track Club while helping out the community. Plus, working with my fellow runners is always a fun time!

Occupation: Senior Analyst




Courtney Naser

Hometown: Duluth, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2015

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: Third Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: The opportunity to give back, motivate, and inspire the community. I love Running City USA.

Occupation: Teacher




Kara Ollick

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC Atlanta 10 Miler

Ambassador Term: Third Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Showing people that anyone can be a runner!

Occupation: Accountant

Molly Parker

Hometown: Bowdon, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2018

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: First Term

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Giving back to the running community, getting to spread the love of running and letting people see that runners come in all shapes and sizes

Occupation: Retired

Terie Phillips

Hometown: Lubbock, TX

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2022

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Singleton 20K Relay

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Getting to experience even more of what the Atlanta Track Club has to offer and spread the excitement with more people

Occupation: Physician

Tucker Pope

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2022

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

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Getting to help out with beltline run club more!

Occupation: Dental Hygienist

Domonique Ramos

Hometown: Acworth, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2007

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: Second Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I can officially tell people how great the Atlanta Track Club events are, something I have done unofficially for years.

Mark Riggans

Hometown: Conyers, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2023

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC Atlanta 10 Miler

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I'm most excited to help represent a community that encourages me to get outside and experience our city!

Occupation: Production Director

Tyler Seabolt

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Collaborating, encouraging, supporting and participating in Atlanta's Running Community.

Occupation: Photographer - VBS Photography ~ Perspire Sauna Studio's

Venita Bell Shaw

Hometown: Orlando, FL

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2013

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: PNC Atlanta 10 Miler

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Very much looking forward to meeting new people and having the opportunity to volunteer at events

Occupation: Executive Services Associate

Adrian Shepherd

Hometown: Auburn, AL

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2012

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I am looking forward to spreading the word about all of the great Atlanta Track Club events - and that the club is for everyone - walkers and runners

Occupation: Strategic Sourcing Manager (Marketing) at Cox Communications

Cathy Stephens

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2015

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Northside Hospital Atlanta Women's 5K

Ambassador Term: Third Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Being able to introduce my friends and family to the Atlanta Track Club community!






Sonya Tanner

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: My absolute favorite thing about being an ambassador is welcoming new people into the amazing Running City USA community! Atlanta Track Club has pushed me to run miles I never thought possible and given me a supportive group of friends along the way. I love being able to share those experiences with new and current members.

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: I'm excited to share the benefits of the Atlanta Track Club community with others!

Occupation: Director of Marketing & Creative Services for Brooks Injury Law

Taylor Thompson

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2012

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Atlanta Journal-Constitution Peachtree Road Race

Ambassador Term: Third Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: My favorite thing is meeting people I may not otherwise have known if it weren't for running/walking and being part of such a supportive community.

Occupation: Personal Trainer/Run Coach








Caitlin Wimberley

Hometown: Warren, OH

Been an Atlanta Track Club member since: 2019

Favorite Atlanta Track Club event: Publix Atlanta Marathon

Ambassador Term: First Year

Favorite thing about being an ambassador: Sharing my love of running with the Atlanta community and encouraging others toward their fitness and health goals!

Occupation: Nurse Practitioner

Andrea Zmaj