Gert Freas was President & Race Director of iRun4Life from 2013- 2017. She helped expand the website and database for Directors, parents and children. The iRun4Life Kids Only 3K grew from 475 runners to close to 900 runners in the 4 year period.
As a Certified Personal Trainer and RRCA Running Coach, Gert has had the opportunity to work with people of all ages and abilities. She has helped many reach their goal, everything from training for a 5k or marathon, qualify for Boston Marathon, losing weight, maintaining current physical ability, improving sports endurance or recovering from long term illnesses.
Gert currently lives in North Wales, PA, with her husband. She is the proud mother of 4 children and grandmother to 8 children.
Ivy is a past President of iRun4Life. She helped oversee the organization until 2013.
Ivy was iRun4Life School Director for Linden Elementary, where her three children attended, and the race director for the Linden Elementary 3K. In 2010, the race was renamed iRun4Life Kids Only 3K and relocated to a central location. This event established the first kids only road race in the area.
Beth resides with her family in Doylestown, PA. After graduating from Rutgers she served as a leadership consultant for Sigma Kappa Sorority. During that year she traveled to colleges across the country advising and consulting with chapter members in the areas of recruitment and chapter operations. After her assignment ended she began working for IBM in their Management Development Center in Armonk, NY. She recently completed the project management certificate program at Penn State Abington and became PMP certified in June 2014. She is currently an HR Recruiter for BARC Developmental Services, a non-profit which supports individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism.
Beth started the Kutz Elementary iRun4Life running program in 2009 and led the committee until May 2014. Beth was the iRun4Life Board of Directors Secretary from its inception until 2015. She helps organizer the iRun4Life Kids Only 3k and volunteers in various community events.
She has participated in a number of races including half marathons and marathons. Beth enjoys the experiences and friendships she has gained by being a part of the iRun4Life organization.