Our Staff

Brett – Race Director and Logistics Coordinator

Brett is an American endurance athlete with an addiction to international travel.  He has run, cycled, and swum in over a dozen countries, racing distances from 1500 meters to 90K to Ironman.  Brett’s M35-39 age group running times are 20:10 (5K), 1:35 (HalfM), 3:31 (Mar), and 8:55 (56Mi).  He is currently training for his first 100-mile running race.

Brett brings over twenty years of international travel experience to Red Knot Racing as well as over twenty years of involvement in endurance events — as a participant, coach, and race organizer.

Brett has lived in Geita, Tanzania for nine years, speaks fluent Swahili, and enjoys his coffee.  His favorite runs and rides these days are over a small mountain in a nearby national forest.

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Wes – Red Knot Racing Travel Planner, U.S.

Wes is a seasoned traveler, having journeyed to more than thirty-five countries on five continents.  He has enabled hundreds of people to experience far-away places and unique cultures, especially those of sub-Saharan Africa. He has travelled to Africa over twenty times as a tourist, tour guide, volunteer, and aid worker.

If you are a first time traveler to Africa, rest assured that Wes has the travel know-how to ensure a smooth trip. Wes will custom prepare all your travel documents as well as your trip orientation information. He will walk you through the travel requirements, packing list, and take care of all the logistics so that you can sit back and relax (or get in that long ride) and enjoy your trip.

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