Lucky Leprechaun Race, Utica MI 3/16/2019

Sat March 16, 2019 Utica, MI US 48317 Directions
Meet the Crew

Tom Gray, Race Director - Graduated from Northwood University earning a Bachelors Degree and a Freshman Award for Football.  At Warren Fitzgerald HS, Tom wrestled for Hall of Fame Coach Steve Zervas and played football for Hall of Fame Coach Al Drath.  Tom is Chairman Emeritus of the Macomb Health and Fitness Foundation and served as the Race Director for Let's Move Festival of Races (Mount Clemens MI),  Weekend Warrior Marathon (Armada MI)  / (Oregon OH) and The Lucky Leprechaun Race (Utica MI) and Weekend Warrior Runfest in Shelby Twp. MI.   In 2015, Tom received the Coaches Award from the Marian High School Cross Country Team.  Over the last 5 years, Tom has designed several race routes in MI/OH.  On a volunteer basis, Tom was the visionary behind the Thumbs Up Wine Trail, the Macomb County Sports Hall of Fame and placing a minor league baseball stadium in Utica MI.  Tom has served as a Financial Advisor for over 30 years and is the Managing Director & Franchise Owner of Ameriprise Financial at Partridge Creek. In his free time Tom enjoys running half marathons and is pursuing the goal of running a half in ALL 50 states.


Stephanie Gray, Registration-  attended Oakland Community College in Royal Oak, MI.  Always multi tasking, Stephanie is an office manager for a dental practice, mother to three very active college students and enjoys running a daily 5k with our family dog 'Hailey".   During the winter months Stephanie enjoys running on her treadmill purchased from American Home Fitness in Sterling Heights.


Erin Gray, Packet  Pick Up / Social Media - attended St. Lawrence in Utica, MI and is a graduate of Michigan State University. Erin ran cross country and track for Regina HS and Marian HS where she was a Team Captain. Erin has worked for New Balance, Lifetime Fitness, The State News and Sterling Heights Park & Recreation Department. Erin is currently a Registered Paraplanner for Ameriprise Financial at Partridge Creek.  In her free time Erin Enjoys cooking healthy foods, photography, running Half Marathons and is pursuing the goal of running a half ALL 50 states.


Tommy Gray, Course Set Up - attended St. Lawrence in Utica, MI and is a graduate of Central Michigan University.  Ran Cross Country and Track for Warren De La Salle.  Tommy has worked for Ottaway Advertising, CMU Athletic Department, Kaya Coffee and Sterling Heights Park & Recreation Department.  Tommy currently works for Citizens Bank in Royal Oak.  In his free time Tommy enjoys making new works of art and running 5k races.  His artwork has been on display at the Anton Art Center in Mount Clemens,  The Festival of Senses in Clinton Township and Kaya Coffee House in Mount Pleasant MI.


Brittany Gray, Finish Line - attended St. Lawrence in Utica MI.  Currently attending Hillsdale College on an Athletic Scholarship for Women's Basketball where she was named Team Captain, conference player of the week 3 times and set a new school record for single season 3 pt field goals (83) and ranks 3rd All Time for career 3 pt Filed Goals (193).  Brittany has been a major factor in winning the GMAC conference tournament and helping the team qualify for to the NCAA Tournament in 2018. Britt was the first ever recipient of the MHSAA Multi Sport Athlete Award.  At Marian HS,  Brittany earned a school record 13 Varsity Awards in Cross Country, Basketball, Soccer and Track.  At Marian, Brittany won 3 State Championships - Basketball (2), Soccer (1) and qualified for state finals 7 times in four separate sports.  In Basketball, Brittany was named All State by the Detroit News, a McDonalds All American Nominee and attended the U-17 Trials for Team USA at the US Olympic Training Center in Boulder Colorado.  Brittany has worked in the past for Sterling Heights Park and Recreation Department. In her free time Brittany enjoys running 5k and 10k races.


Bob Hanon, Awards - proud father and grandfather to all the above.  Bob Graduated from Michigan State University and has played amature baseball and basketball all over the world.  Bob is a former Board Member for the Marian High School Athletic Club and was inducted into the Mens Senior Baseball Hall of Fame.