About us


Ransom Lester-President

Ransom Lester is a Junior from Murfreesboro, TN. He's been running since 6th grade or so and he loves running both casually and competitively. He really enjoys the camaraderie of the club, and in his words everyone is super friendly and everyone shares the same goal no matter the speed. Outside of running he enjoys playing piano and just generally being a nerd (his words). Ransom can be reached at plester3@vols.utk.edu 

Anna Kate Tibbs- Vice President

Anna Kate Tibbs is from Chattanooga, TN. She ran XC and track in high school and also runs for Runner’s Market. She love cats, plants, and thrifting! Anna Kate can be reached at annakatetibbs@gmail.com

Andrew kukkapalli -Fundraising CD

Andrew Kukkapalli is a Sophomore from Memphis Tennessee. He is double majoring in biomedical engineering and mathematics. In addition to running, Andrew loves hiking, weightlifting, and spending time in the mountains. He can be reached at: aukkapa@vols.utk.edu 

Emily Mchugh-Secretary

Emily is a sophomore from Fredericksburg, VA and is studying nursing. She ran track and XC all four years of high school and now enjoys running for TRC.  Outside of running she loves reading, her pets, and spending time with friends! Emily can be reached at 


Ty Young-Recruitment CD

Ty Young is a freshman studying civil engineering. He is from Cookeville, TN where he ran in middle and high school. He loves running both casually and competitively. He enjoys running with everyone in the club and highly recommends it for people who are interested. Outside of running he enjoys playing guitar and creating art. Ty can be reached at: Tyoung55@vols.utk.edu

Saylor Burris-Treasurer

Treasurer Saylor Burris is a sophomore majoring in Business Management with a collateral in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Event Planning and Design. She is from Chesapeake, Virginia where she ran cross country and track all four years of high school. Now she runs for TRC and Runners Market. Saylor can be reached at: @cburri13@vols.utk.edu