Weekend Warrior Runfest TM

Sun October 4, 2020 Shelby Township, MI US 48317 Directions
Race Crew
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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).  In 2015, Tom received the Coaches Award from the Marian High School Cross Country Team.  Over the last decade, Tom has designed additional race routes for the State of MI (Belle Isle State Park) and Ohio State Parks (Maumee Bay State Park).  Tom is credited with what is believed to be hosting the Nations first ever half marathon two team relay in Mt Clemens MI. On a volunteer basis, Tom was the visionary behind the Thumbs Up Wine Trail, the Macomb County Sports Hall of Fame, Harrison Township Waterfront Development, Macomb Children's Hands on Museum  (Mt. Clemens) and placing a minor league baseball stadium in Utica MI, now the home of Jimmy John's Field.  In his free time Tom enjoys running half marathons and biking. To date, Tom has completed 11 Half Marathons: Lansing MI, Grand Rapids MI, Cincinnati OH, Indianapolis IN, Chicago IL, Nashville TN, Boston MA, Fargo ND, Minneapolis MN, Madison WI and Omaha NE.   Tom is the Managing Director for Ameriprise Financial at Partridge Creek and also served as the General Contractor for the construction of the office.

 

Stephanie Gray, Registration-  attended Oakland Community College in Royal Oak, MI.  Always multi tasking, Stephanie is an office manager for a dental practice, mother of three and enjoys running a daily 5k with our family dog 'Hailey".   Stephanie enjoys traveling in her free time.  

 

Erin Gray, Packet  Pick Up / Social Media - attended St. Lawrence in Utica, MI. Currently attending Michigan State University. 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, Her Campus and Sterling Heights Park & Recreation Department.  Erin enjoys working out, traveling and running half marathons. Erin has completed 8 half marathons : Cincinnati OH, Indianapolis IN, Chicago IL, Nashville TN, Boston MA, Minneapolis MN, Madison WI and Omaha NE. Erin is a Registered Para Planner employed with Ameriprise Financial, Partridge Creek. 

 

Tommy Gray, Course Set Up - attended St. Lawrence in Utica, MI and earned a Bachelors of Arts degree from Central Michigan University.  Tommy ran Cross Country and Track for Warren De La Salle.  Tommy has worked for Ottaway Advertising, CMU Athletic Department, Kaya Coffee, Biggby Coffee and Sterling Heights Park & Recreation Department.  In his free time Tommy enjoys making new works of art.  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.  His PR for a 5k is 17:32.  Tommy enjoys running 5k's has completed many races in MI. Tommy currently works for Citizens Bank.

 

Brittany Gray, Finish Line - attended St. Lawrence in Utica MI.  Currently attending Hillsdale College on an Athletic Scholarship for Women's Basketball.  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.  At Hillsdale College Brittany was a Team Captain and Lead her team to a GMAC Conference Championship and qualified for the NCAA Tournament. Brittany was named 1st Team All Conference and 3 time Conference Player of the Week.  She was the 17th player in school history to score over 1000 career points and holds the single season record for 3 point field goals made, 3rd in career 3 point makes. Brittany has worked in the past for Biggby Coffee,  Sterling Heights Park and Recreation Department. In June of 2019, Brittany will be inducted into the Detroit Catholic League Sports Hall of Fame.  Brittany enjoys running 5k and 10k races in her free time and has completed races in Chicago IL, Fargo ND, Minneapolis MN, Omaha NE and many 5k races in MI.  Brittany plans to complete Graduate School in pursuit of becoming an Occupational Therapist.

 

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 past Board Member for the Marian High School Athletic Club and was inducted into the Mens Senior Baseball Hall of Fame.

 

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