Board of

Jeff Cain, For Those Who Would president


President & Founder

Dr. Jeff Cain is an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. He started obstacle racing in the summer of 2011 and has been involved with the OCR community ever since. Jeff participated in the inaugural Spartan Vermont Beast, was a finisher of the inaugural Spartan Ultra Beast, and has a couple of wins and a few more podium finishes across a variety of regional obstacle races. He founded and writes for the obstacle racing website,

Patrick Robinson


Patrick Robinson is the Associate Director of Philanthropy for the University of Kentucky College of Engineering. He has 15+ years of experience with national non-profit organizations. He brings to For Those Who Would a knowledge of how to operate a non-profit with intention and integrity.

Rachel Copeland


Rachel Copeland is the Associate Dean for Finance & Budget at the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy. She has over 15 years experience in non-profit financial management, strategic planning, and policy review and risk management. She also possesses a deep passion for adventure and travel. Rachel spends most of her free time in the wilderness trekking, hiking, kayaking and camping.



Margaret Schlachter is one of the most well-connected individuals within the obstacle racing community. She began obstacle racing in 2010 competing in the very first Spartan Race. In addition to competing for several years in numerous types of obstacle races, her website, Dirt in Your Skirt, is one of the most popular OCR websites in the world. She is editor-in-chief at Mud Run Guide, is an obstacle & extreme racing expert, and authored the book Obstacle Race Training.



Amelia Boone is legal counsel for Apple in Santa Clara, California. She has been an adventure athlete for 4+ years and is one of the most well-known, well-respected, and liked OCR athletes in the world. In addition to her numerous wins on big stage adventure races, Amelia periodically shares her thoughts on her website, Amelia Boone Racing.