Falcon Race Timing is not just a company…we are a family. We strive to provide fast, accurate results to our customers while helping support the running community in our area. With more than 20-years combined race management experience, we are a knowledgeable strategic partner for your next event. Get to know our family before we arrive on race day.
Bob Welby (Co-Owner)
The Old Guy. Long time marathon runner. You’ll find Bob hanging around a race of some kind almost every weekend. He’s passionate about the sport and those that participate in it. Bob has run more Boston Marathon’s than he can count but he also has no problem jumping into a local 5k and running with the best of them. You won’t see him behind a computer on race day. He’s more at home with the manual labor.
Char Welby (Co-Owner)
Office Go-fer. Char helps out at the office and on race day wherever she is needed. She enjoys timing & scoring events but doesn’t mind helping a race director with last minute advice. She is a true race enthusiast.
Joel Heasley (Co-Owner)
The “B” Team. Joel was born and raised in Central PA and has lived here his entire life. He is one of the founding members and current President of the Mid Penn Trailblazers as well as the race director of the Snowfest Trail Race, Night Flight, the Dandelion Run, Mifflinburg Mile and the Dam Half Trail Race.
Joel directly oversees and manages all aspect of the central PA branch of Falcon Race Timing. He lives in Middleburg with his wife Shelley.
Andy Wahila (Co-Owner)
Better Late Than Never. 9 times out of 10 Andy is the person answering emails and responding to questions race directors or participants might have. If you don’t hear back from him within 15 minutes, something might be wrong.
Andy’s true passion shows on race day. He has timed more than 300+ races over the last 6 years and has the most experience on staff. He is a proud father of 2 daughters and loves being able to watch them grow up on a daily basis.
Jared Sholley (Part-Time)
Jared is a proud father and husband. When he is not timing races for us, you can find Jared playing the drums in his church band or chasing his three kids around the house. He’s also an active racer himself, toeing the line more than 120+ times over the last 10 years. He’ll tackle any distance from the 5k to a 100-mile race. Jared has been timing races since 2015. His wife Sarah also helps time races when she can. We call these two “Team Shimmer & Shine“.
Eric Cuevas (Part-Time)
Grandpa Eric. Eric is original from Virginia but has lived in central PA for the past 24 years. He is happily married to his best friend Laura for more than 20 years. They have two daughters (Tia & Cassandra) and a son (Dylan) as well as a grandson (Brantley). Dylan also helps time events whenever he can.
Eric is an avid outdoors-mans and enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, the mountains, boating, motorcycles….you get the idea. He loves being outside and active.
He is a full-time welder by trade but that doesn’t stop him from picking up several part-time jobs on the side. If you are downtown on a Friday night in Harrisburg and need a ride home you might meet Eric picking you up in his Uber. He also does that.
Tania Lezak (Part-Time)
Tania is the founder of ReVibe Gear — a for-purpose organization that re-purposes donated sneakers and running gear to create free outdoor programs for kids in PA.
She also works full-time as a photographer under Tania Lezak Photography. She divides her days between PA and NY, and spends all the free time she has chasing her 2 kiddos and dogs around the outdoors, taking big family vacations, running trails with friends, and eating cake.
Tony Joy (Part-Time)
The Eager Beaver. Tony is a proud father of four. Three of which are girls. We feel for him.
He is a welder / fabricator by trade and enjoys the outdoors as well as spending time with his family. Outside of timing you can find him camping on the weekends, fishing, hunting or collecting fire wood for the winter. He also coaches his son’s football and baseball team.
Tony has been timing races since 2016.
Jason Parrish (Part-Time)
Jason works full-time at the East Shore YMCA in downtown Harrisburg. Some would call him the mayor because he knows everyone and everything that happens on a daily basis. He is a big Louisville Cardinals fan, all around good guy and a huge beer expert.
He knows a little bit about timing as well.
Eric Steen (Part-Time)
The “Other” Eric. Eric is a true animal lover. He lives in Winfield with his girlfriend Jordan, who may or may not tag along to races with their dog Brewtus.
Eric has been timing races for the last few years. He enjoys a nice local beer after a day of timing, college football, the UFC and spending time with his daughter.
Eric was a college soccer star at Vanderbilt University, once earning two yellow cards against Belmont in the season opener. He was a dominate but physical player.
Chris Markle (Part-Time)
Chris is a father of five who has been a college administrator for nearly three decades. He has completed four marathons and dozens of 5K and 10K events over the years.
In his spare time, Chris enjoys following current events, drinking strong coffee and rooting for all of the Pittsburgh sport teams.
Ryan Landis (Part-Time)
Ryan lives in Milton with his wife and best friend Brooke (although his dog Deuce is a close second) and their daughter Makenzie.
He works full-time as the IT and Maintenance Supervisor at Northumberland Christian School. He can also be found around NCS driving the school bus, tinkering with the STEM class, or on the sideline coaching soccer.
In his free time, Ryan enjoys tinkering with electronics and spending time with his family kayaking or fishing. He is a volunteer firefighter and EMT and serves the Captain of White Deer Township Ambulance.