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  • Eva Solomon - Epic Races

    Eva Solomon

    CEO / Owner / Founder

  • Tammy McCullough

    Reserve Staff

  • Kathleen Schorin

    Registration Director

  • Todd Gillihan

    Operations Director

  • Lou Ann Dixon

    Operations Director

  • Richard Mahn

    Resident Engineer

  • Cheryl Sugerman

    Director of Post-Race Fun

  • Libbie Bollinger

    Reserve Staff

  • Larry Bostwick

    Course Director

  • Chrissy Tingle

    Reserve Staff

  • Jesse Deucher

    Swim and Lifeguard Director

  • Stefaney O’Chel

    Registration Director

  • Amber Schilling

    Expo Director / Special Projects

  • Sarah Morris

    Intern

  • Christine Charpie

    Intern

  • Maya Taleb Bendiab

    Intern

Eva Solomon - Epic Races

Eva Solomon

CEO / Owner / Founder

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Hometown: Ann Arbor

When I am not working at Epic Races I am: Working at Epic Races

What year did you start working at Epic? 2008

What is your superpower?

Would you rather be a tiny elephant or giant hamster? Giant Hamster

What is your hidden talent?  I can pick the perfect sized Tupperware container for leftovers every time!

Do you have any pets? Gilli the Goldendoodle and Franny the Bernedoodle

Favorite line from a movie? “You is smart. You is kind. You is important.”

If you could add a commandment to the existing10 what would it be? Thou shalt read “Frequently Asked Questions” before sending an email to Epic Races.

Coffee or Tea? Coffee

Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Mountains or Beach? Mountains

Apple or Android? Apple

Cardio or Weights? Both

Big Party or Small Gathering? Big Party

Favorite Race and why (Limit to 2 sentences)? Tri Goddess Tri because it’s where it all began!

Tammy McCullough

Reserve Staff

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Hometown: Ann Arbor

When I am not working at Epic Races I am: Teaching Marketing at Eastern Michigan University

What year did you start working at Epic? 2014

 What is your superpower? Helping others reach their goals

 What is on your bucket list? A few more Ironman races

Would you rather be a tiny elephant or giant hamster? Giant Hamster

What is your hidden talent? I can walk on stilts

If I ever had to ______ again it would be too soon? Drink a beet smoothie

Do you have any pets? nope

If you could add a commandment to the existing10 what would it be? Thou shalt be kind

Coffee or Tea? Coffee

Dogs or Cats? Dog

Mountains or Beach? Beach

Android or Apple? Apple

Cardio or Weights? Cardio

Big Party or Small Gathering? Small Gathering

Favorite Race and why: Tri Goddess Tri. I love the supportive atmosphere and seeing so many new participants complete the challenge they took on.”

Kathleen Schorin

Registration Director

Todd Gillihan

Operations Director

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Hometown: Chelsea, MI

When I am not working at Epic Races I am: Kayaking, Swimming, Painting someone’s house or Farming my chickens, pheasants, and peacocks

What year did you start working at Epic? 2012

What is your superpower? Making things work, correctly

What is on your bucket list? Mountain biking again

Would you rather be a tiny elephant or giant hamster? Hamster

What is your hidden talent? I’m a sucker for cheesy arts and crafts

Do you have any pets? 75 chickens, 15 or so Peacocks, a handful of pheasants, a dog and house cat along with a few barn cats that come around my farm.

Favorite line from a movie? “Nobody puts Baby in a Corner!”

If you could add a commandment to the existing 10 what would it be?  Encourage your parents to move in with you or very near you, well before the need exists.

Coffee or Tea? Coffee

Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Mountains or Beach? Beach

Apple or Android? Apple

Cardio or Weights? Cardio

Big Party or Small Gathering? Big Party

Favorite Race and why? Wolverine Tri (Ann Arbor Tri), high energy

Lou Ann Dixon

Operations Director

Richard Mahn

Resident Engineer

Cheryl Sugerman

Director of Post-Race Fun

Libbie Bollinger

Reserve Staff

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Hometown: Ann Arbor

When I am not working at Epic Races I am: A Registered Dietitian for Aramark

What year did you start working at Epic? 2015

What is on your bucket list? Visiting Prague – family’s homeland

Would you rather be a tiny elephant or giant hamster? Tiny elephant

Favorite line from a movie? “Oh yeah, you blend”

Coffee or Tea? Coffee

Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Mountains or Beach? Mountains

Apple or Android? Apple

Cardio or Weights? Cardio

Big Party or Small Gathering? Big Party

Favorite Race and why? Ann Arbor Marathon! I’ve been involved with it from the beginning and get to ride in a gator

Larry Bostwick

Course Director

Chrissy Tingle

Reserve Staff

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Hometown: Asheville, NC

When I am not working at Epic Races I am:  Researching zebrafish extraocular muscles, catering, reading, spending time with my people

What year did you start working at Epic? 2018

What is your super power? Laughing at myself

What is on your bucket list?  Rocking my white hair as it happens

Would you rather be a tiny elephant or giant hamster? Giant hamster

What is your hidden talent? Always having room for dessert

If I ever had to ______ again it would be too soon? Have long hair

Do you have any pets?  Unfortunately, no

Favorite line from a movie? “You go Glen Coco”

If you could add a commandment to the existing 10 what would it be? Consider the effects of your words and actions

Coffee or Tea? Coffee

Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Mountains or Beach? Mountains no question

Apple or Android? Android

Cardio or Weights? Both

Big Party or Small Gathering? One for Friday, one for weeknights

Favorite Race and why?  So hard to choose a favorite, but I love seeing the woman power at the Tri Goddess Tri weekend. I’m always here to get my socks blown off by first timers and triathlon veterans alike!

Jesse Deucher

Swim and Lifeguard Director

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Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

When I am not working at Epic Races I am: Coaching swimming and water polo at Pioneer High School, biking, paddle boarding, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.

What year did you start working at Epic? 2020

What is on your bucket list? Visiting all the National Parks

What is your hidden talent? Baking extra fudgy brownies

Do you have any pets? One pit-mix named Walter

Coffee or Tea? Is chocolate milk an option?

Dogs or Cats? Dogs

Apple or Android? Android

Big Party or Small Gathering? Small Gathering

Favorite Race and why? As swim director, I should probably say Swim to the Moon or a Tri, but I love Waterloo G & G. It’s one of my favorite routes even when it isn’t race day.

Stefaney O’Chel

Registration Director

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Hometown: Wayne, MI

When I am not working at Epic Races I am: Exploring new places, trying new things, taking photos, riding my bike, planning events, and spending time with my family.

What year did you start working at Epic? 2020

What is your superpower? Empathy

What is on your bucket list? Have you ever seen photos of Switzerland? Yeah, going there.

Would you rather be a tiny elephant or a giant hamster? Tiny elephant.

Do you have any pets? Not yet…but soon.

Coffee or Tea? Coffee. Always, always coffee.

Dogs or Cats? Both.

Mountains or beach? Mountains.

Big Party or Small Gathering? Depends on the occasion!

Favorite Race and why? Ruffin’ It because I love dogs! Also, Women Run the D because I love women empowerment and I love how much life has been brought back to Detroit.

Amber Schilling

Expo Director / Special Projects

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Hometown: Pinckney, MI

When I am not working at Epic Races I am: Working at Michigan Medicine, going to concerts and festivals, going to football games, boating, spending time with friends and family.

What year did you start working at Epic? 2020

What is your superpower? Organization

What is on your bucket list? Traveling the world!

Do you have any pets? A dog named Lola

Coffee or Tea? Coffee, and lots of it

Dogs or Cats? Dogs 1000%

Apple or Android? Apple

Big Party or Small Gathering? Big party

Favorite Race and why? May the 4th Be With You because it was my first ever Epic race that I got to work on 🙂

Sarah Morris

Intern

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Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

When I am not interning at Epic Races I am: Working at a nonprofit called Blueprints for Pangea, cooking, traveling, swimming or running with friends, or hanging out with family!

What school do you attend? The University of Michigan!

What year did you start working at Epic? 2020

What is on your bucket list? Traveling to all 7 continents!

Coffee or tea? Coffee!! Its bad but I can’t go a morning without it.

Christine Charpie

Intern

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Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI

What school do you attend? The University of Michigan

When I am not interning at epic races I am: playing tennis, running, traveling, going to the lake, and spending time with family and friends.

What year did you start interning for epic? 2020

Big Party or Small Gathering? Small gathering

Do you have any pets? 2 springer spaniels and 2 cats

Coffee or Tea? Coffee

Dogs or Cats? Both

Cardio or Weights? Cardio

 

Maya Taleb Bendiab

Intern

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