Meet the Dream Team

Meet the Dream Team

With BASC only two days away, we thought it was about time to have an official ‘Meet the Dream Team’ blog, where readers and participants alike can get to know the whole crew. From operation and logistics, food, and trail scouting- we have it all. So, without further ado- Meet the Dream Team with some fun facts and trivia.

Chris Aronhalt – Owner and President of Medalist Sports

Hometown: Wilmington, DE

Hobbies: Cycling, Golf, Going to the beach, and wine!

Fun Fact: Has a ber collection of over 1,000 items from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bryan Kelly – Operations Director

Bryan is in charge of all things ‘Meals, Wheels and Pillows’, which means everything from transportation coordination (bike and human), meal planning, and sleeping arrangements!

Hobbies: Bryan is an avid runner, clocking in anywhere between 80-120 miles a week! Catch Brian out on the trail!

Fun Fact: Bryan was in corporate marketing and advertising for 5 years, before making a career and lifestyle change that better suited his needs!

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Bowman- Project Manager

From: Roanoke, Virginia
Sign: Aries
Likes: Event dream fulfillment, red meat, gin, bourbon, Brach’s Candy Corn, Chick-fil-A, orange slices, Cherry Pop-Tarts.
Dislikes:  Broccoli, most green vegetables.
Favorite Color: Clear
Hobbies: Road Cycling, Trail running!

Larkin Morris- Operations Manager

Hometown: Peachtree City, Georgia

Hobbies: Cooking, playing with my dog, art projects, and making maps!

Fun Facts: My favorite foods are pizza, pasta, and popcorn!

Joe Hawks- Production Manager

Hometown: Born and raised in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, now living in Newman, Georgia
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, swimming, and woodworking
Fun Facts: Always enjoys a good joke, the Clemson Tigers, and making sandbags

Emily Sanders- Director, Client Services

Hometown: Senoia, Georgia

Hobbies: Chasing my children, gardening, and traveling

Fun Fact: I bleed purple and gold (ECU Alumni – Go Pirates!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carlie Caliguri- Event Coordinaror at the Post and Courier

Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Likes: Carlie enjoys wedding and event planning, CrossFit, my dog, margaritas, Sour Patch Watermelon, crime shows, and documentaries
Dislikes: Oranges, the color pink and surprises.
Favorite Color: Black.
Hobbies: CrossFit, hanging out with my dog, trying new restaurants and, traveling.
Sign: Carlie is a Virgo

 

Alison Warburton- Ride Coordinator

Originally from Rhode Island, Alison relocated to South Carolina in 2019 and has been involved with BASC ever since! Alison was one of the leads of BASC 2019 and will continue to play a crucial role in 2020.
Likes: Dogs, beer, going to the beach
Dislikes: Sleeping without a fan on, clutter
Sign: Alison is a Virgo

Catherine Gilbreth- Event Coordinator

Hometown: Catherine was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina, and still lives there today!
Likes: Catherine enjoys needlepointing- a hobby she picked up during quarantine, reading, and going out on the boat.
Dislikes: Any sort of mess, being too hot to sleep, and room temperature water
Fun Facts: Catherine has two slightly different colored eyes, she also is double-jointed.
Sign: Catherine is a Gemini.

Catch up on some previous blogs…

  • Are you wondering how to navigate the trail… browse through our Navigation Guide, with multiple options to help get you to the finish line.
  • If you’re asking yourself what to pack… check out our Packing Guide.
  • If you’re wondering where to sleep… read more about our Nightly Accommodations.
  • Can’t stay the whole weekend…. what about our 1-Day ride options?

Housekeeping

This year’s ride will take place on October 15th – 18th with 3-Day, 2-Day, and 1-Day ride options. Sign up here!

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