RunSignUp 101  

With Lauren Bergren & Herman Kinard 

About Lauren Bergren

Lauren, a current Philadelphia resident, received a B.S. in Management and a Minor in Advertising from Clemson University Graduate Certificate in Sports Marketing and Sales from The Citadel.  

Lauren contacts and assists existing RunSignUp races to optimize their race configuration. Additionally, she helps the sales engineer team to onboard new large races.  

An NCAA All-American and Olympic Trials qualifier in swimming, Lauren swam sprint freestyle for Clemson University from 2005 - 2009. Since retiring from swimming, she has enjoyed using running as a fun outlet to stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Lauren's other hobbies include nutrition and wellness, reading, and spending time with her husband, daughter Olivia, and other family and friends.

About Herman Kinard

Herman is an Account Manager working out of Richmond, VA, where he is from. He works with races to evaluate their setups, trouble-shoot issues, and come up with creative solutions for creative events. He obtained his Masters in Sport Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University to go along with his Bachelors in Sport Management from Old Dominion University.  

Herman who is not much of a runner these days after his running career came to a halt after only one season at Brookland Middle School due to the excessive amount of running that was required. Now he coaches a 9th grade AAU basketball team for EverythingBasketball, a nonprofit based out of Richmond, VA.

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