Team FTH Racing

Here at the From the Heart Racing we are a small dedicated team of talented professionals. Our team has a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion and heart. We look forward to working with you!

From the Heart Racing Team Members:

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Brittany Telke

President -Management and FTHR USATF Women’s Team Captain

Brittany is a member of the USATF and runs competitively on the From The Heart Racing Team. She also is a member of the 169 Club and is slowly working to race in all of the CT towns. Brittany ran Division I for the University of Connecticut and Sacred Heart. She is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and she works for Rehab Dynamics 1 of Bristol Hospital on 975 Farmington Ave. Bristol, CT. Brittany enjoys racing but she also likes to help behind the scenes she has worked for Greystone Racing for over 10 years. Brittany is dedicated to ensuring a successful racing event that all runners can enjoy.

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Marc Raby

Marc Raby

Secretary -Volunteer Coordinator and Director of Fundraising

Marc is a competitive ultramarathon, marathon, and obstacle course racer, competing in multiple 100 mile and 24 hour races each year. Throughout his annual race schedule, he runs competitively for the From the Heart Racing Team and manages fundraisers or volunteer programs. Most recently, he raised $12,000 for Joslin Diabetes Center as part of fundraising for the Boston Marathon. He is a mechanical engineer who graduated from the University of Connecticut, where he was elected President of the club paintball team.

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Thuy-Linh Phan

Treasurer -Director of Marketing and Business Administration

Thuy was introduced to the running community as a treasurer / race director of a Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) 5K through her community service fraternity, Alpha Phi Omega, to raise money for cancer research. She also has 2 years of experience timing races for Greystone Racing. Thuy loves philanthropy and is a regular platelet donor for the American Red Cross. She enjoys kickboxing and is a member of ILKB Southington. Thuy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from the University of Hartford‘s Barney School of Business and she is excited to provide the marketing expertise that From the Heart Racing needs to grow. She is also the owner of the HONEYBUNNYTWEE BLOG a lifestyle and beauty blog that focuses on wellness, beauty, and creativity.

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Meet the FTH Racing Team Ryan O'Connor

Ryan O’Connor

Course Designer – FTHR USATF Mens Team Captain

Ryan assists in developing the course maps and he runs competitively for From The Heart Racing Team as the mens team captain. He is a skilled carpenter and Boston Marathon finisher. Since 1999, he has been providing quality results in building, remodeling, and all aspects of carpentry. Check out his work portfolio here. He’s a lean, mean speed-machine. Ryan has won three of the four Tough Mudder obstacle course races he’s entered.

Michelle Navarro

Michelle Navarro

Graphic Designer – Official FTHR Artist

Michelle is passionate about many things, and running is one of those things that is at the forefront of all the rest. Originally from New Jersey, Michelle came up to Connecticut to run Division 1 for Sacred Heart University. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, she started work as a full-time graphic designer. Check out her website here. From 2017-2018 she ran for the Garden State Track Club, and since then has made it a personal goal to challenge herself to beat her college 5k time. She is currently a member of the USATF and runs competitively for soundRUNNER.

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