Race Organizers

Run in the Name of Love moved to Carmel, California in 2010 and was embraced by a group of dedicated committee members with common goals and interests. We are grateful for their commitment, contributions, and hard work to make these events possible.


Susan Love – Director, Brian’s mother, JUST RUN Program Administrator

Mike Dove – Consultant

Amy Love – Hospitality, Shirts, Brian’s sister

Bobby Richards – Finish Line Celebration

Thompson Lange – Website Development, Tribute Book

Doug Oldfield – Legal, Start


Doug Thurston – Race Director of the Big Sur International Marathon

Jim Love – Sponsorships, Course

Sharron Douglas – Sponsorships

Ginger Kane – Hospitality

Kevin Smith – Start Line, Finish Line Celebration

Joe Vargo – Finish Line

Ben Balester – Raffle

Sally Smith – Registration

Julie Armstrong – Marketing & Publicity

Helen & Rod Mackinlay – Course Management

Sue Walkup – Volunteers

Peter Krasa – Packet Pick-up

Allan Abbott – Course

Chris Cleary – Aid Station/Water

Chris Balog – Accounting

Run in the Name of Love is presented by the Big Sur International Marathon