Our Team

Cristina Young
Director of Operations
Certified Race Director

Cristina started with What Do You Run For?® in 2010 as a volunteer and joined as an Office/Business Manager in 2011. In 2013, she received an opportunity to combine her passion of travel with race management at took on a role as National Race Director with a local organization in Brentwood, TN.

She rejoined What Do You Run For?® in October 2016 with her gained experiences to provide continued excitement and support to the local community running events in Nashville, TN. If you don’t see her running around directing, she may be emceeing the event.

“I hope to see you at the Finish Line! And always remember when you’re running or just in everyday life: “Everything will be OK in the end. And if it’s not OK, it’s not the end”. Keep striving!”

Join Our Team

Our Race Day Staff are an energetic, positive, hard-working group of Nashvillians! They individually have a minimum of five years experience – but they started with day 1.

If you’re interested in gaining experience in the race directing industry… We’re looking to grow our team! If you are interested, please email questions@whatdoyourunfor.com.