Dave’s Running Shop Hires Volunteer Coordinator
Richard Brown MBA, RRCA Certified Race Director Added to Support Event Growth
Toledo, Ohio – January 29, 2018 – Local business, Dave’s Running Shop, has hired Richard Brown as Volunteer Coordinator to support the continued growth of its premier event management company, Run Toledo, LLC. In this role, Brown will oversee the volunteer registration, assignments and race-day management that helps maintain the level of safety and enjoyment race participants have come to expect at the company’s events.
Brown’s vast background includes an MBA with a minor in Organizational Development from the University of Findlay. With a 25-year membership in the Porsche Club of America, he served as Chairman for many of its local, regional and national events. His athletic resume includes over 40 races: ultra marathons, marathons, half marathons, duathlons and triathlons. He is also a Roadrunner Club of America Certified Race Director. For the past several years, Brown has been actively involved with Dave’s training programs as a runner-in-training and coach.
“After several years as a participant and one as a Run Toledo Ambassador, I’m honored to have the opportunity to represent Run Toledo and Dave’s Running Shop in this new role, and I look forward to helping facilitate a rewarding experience for all of our volunteers,” said Brown.
“We’re happy to welcome Richard to the team. His unique background, certification and commitment to the active lifestyle will help our team continue to provide our local running and multi-sport community with exceptional service for years to come,” said Run Toledo Race Director, Clint McCormick.
Run Toledo is a Dave’s owned company that currently produces and manages more than 20 premier running and multi-sport events in the Northwest Ohio area, including Run the 419 Grand Prix Series, DC Duathlon Series, Trillium Women’s Triathlon, Sylvania Triathlon, Toledo Jeep Fest 4-Miler, Rock’tober 10k and Olander 24-Hour Ultra.
“Dave’s Running Shop is driven by a simple mission and overall goal — to care for the health and well-being of the individuals we serve, and support their fit lifestyle. We’re glad to have Richard as part of our dedicated team of qualified professionals,” added Owner, James Mason.
About Dave’s Running Shop
Dave’s Running Shop (Dave’s Performance Footgear) is a mission-driven company that aims to set the standards of excellence for customer service and active lifestyle products. The company exists to equip, empower, outfit, train and educate people from all walks of life to accomplish fitness-related goals. For more information about Dave’s Running Shop, please visit www.DavesRunning.com or contact Clint McCormick.