Ryan is the President of Race Day Events and has been with the company since day one, in 2006. Ryan is originally from Sheboygan, WI and now currently lives in Verona with his wife, son and daughter. His favorite sports team is the Green Bay Packers and in his spare time he enjoys running and doing triathlons. His favorite thing about Race Day Events is that every day brings something different and challenging. Ryan's favorite event to work is the Scenic Shore 150. He says, "they're long days with rewarding results, and don't forget the beautiful scenery."
Director of Finance/Human Resources
Debbie has been with Race Day Events since 2012. She grew up in Lincolnshire, IL and now lives in Madison with her husband and three children. Debbie's favorite sports team is the Green Bay Packers. In her spare time she enjoys running, triathlon training and raising her kids to be fabulous adults. Her favorite thing about Race Day Events is the fun environment and industry and the flexibility at Race Day Events. Debbie's favorite event to work is Tri-ing for Children's Kids Race because she loves watching and helping the new generations of triathletes.
Director of Project Management
Abbey has been with Race Day Events since October 2015 and has been in the event industry since 2011. She's originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, but has lived throughout the country where she gained experience in event management. She now lives in Madison with her husband Joe and her Golden Retrievers, Denard and Maizey Blue. Her favorite sports team is the University of Michigan - GO BLUE! Abbey's hobbies include running, cycling, swimming and spending time with friends and family. Her favorite thing about Race Day Events is the great people she gets to work with every day, and putting in the hard work to see smiling faces at the finish line.
Garrett has been with Race Day Events since 2014 as a weekend warrior and now works in the office. He was born in Iowa, grew up in Mukwanago and now lives in Madison. In his spare time he enjoys biking, backpacking, running, photography and reading a good book. Garrett's favorite event is the Prairie State Cycling Series.
Rickey started with Race Day Events in the spring of 2017 as a weekend warrior. He has been a project manager with Race Day Events planning races since summer of 2019. He is an avid runner and participates in all distances from 5Ks to Ultras. His current goal is to run a half marathon in every state. In his spare time you can find him running, hiking, woodworking, playing the piano and playing frisbee with his German Shorthair Pointer, Miles.
Mason started with Race Day Events in 2021. He is originally from Hartford, WI, and graduated from UW-Milwaukee with Marketing and Supply Chain Management degrees. He previously worked for the Milwaukee Bucks where he got a lot of hands-on experience within the event industry. In his spare time, you can find Mason camping, hanging out with friends and family, or playing board games! The events he is most anticipating are The Beer Run and The Humdinger.
Evan has been with Race Day since September 2021. Evan is from Germantown, Wisconsin. His favorite sports team is the Milwaukee Brewers. In his spare time you can find him running roads and trails around Wisconsin. His favorite event is the Winter Run Series because those races are what made me fall in love with running.
Kelly started with Race Day in September of 2021. She is originally from Deerfield Illinois but now resides in Madison. She has a love for the Chicago Blackhawks and Green Bay Packers. In her spare time she enjoys golfing, working out, being outside, going on bike rides, and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite thing about RDE so far is the supportive group pf individuals I work with! Her favorite event so far is the Devil’s Challenge Triathlon!
Timing Project Manager
Dave joined Race Day Events in October 2019 and is a born and raised Madisonian. When not cheering for Badger Athletics you can find him supporting the Miami Dolphins. In his free time you can find him coaching high school football, hockey and training for an upcoming race. His favorite thing about Race Day Events is the amazing team atmosphere and his favorite event is the Lake Mills Triathlon.
Peter started with Race Day Events in 2020. He's from Green Bay, WI, and graduated from UW-Whitewater. He has a passion for all sports and has experience working in the sport and event industries. He's becoming an avid runner and he’s excited to now work on endurance events. When not running or cheering on any Wisconsin sports team, you can find him doing just about anything he can outdoors. Peter is thrilled to join the Race Day Events team and can’t wait to assist in the production of a variety of events.
Keeper of the Warehouse & Cones
Eli has been with Race Day since the summer of 2016. Eli was born in Illinois but moved here when he was little and will forever say he's a Wisconsinite. His favorite sports teams are the Packers and Badgers. When he's not working you can find him hanging out with friends and playing video games. Eli's favorite event is Taste of Madison because of all the food you get to try throughout the day.