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Name: Matt Taylor
Location: Reston, VA
Age Group: Male 40 - 44
What I do to pay the bills: Consultant, Spa Owner
Who defends the ranch when I'm out training: Anyone willing to watch the kids for a few hours.
Short term triathlon goals: Complete the GFT 1/2
Long term triathlon goals: Lets see how the GFT goes....
Fantasy triathlon goals: Hang with the Front of the pack on the RATs rides
Three favorite albums: Pearl Jam - Ten
Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory
Disturbed - Believe
Favorite book: I'm a sci fi geek so it would have to be series: Tad Williams - Otherland
Favorite movie: LOTR Trilogy - see above about being a geek
Chocolate: yes
Garlic: a little
Blue Cheese: fresh, not the fake salad dressing kind
For breakfast, I usually have: First Breakfast: Banana, Coffee, 2 Quaker Oats Breakfast squares.
After a long day of training, my favorite meal is: Simply Grill with spicy and regular chicken, salad, and jasmine rice
My best triathlon advice is: Learn from all those around you.
My best non-triathlon advice is: "If you choose not to decide you still have made a choice"
What was I thinking when I signed up for my first race: I'm already swimming and biking, might as well start running....



Race Summary

Race Type # Done PR Race PR
Bike - Metric Century 1
Run - 5 km 2 Race for the Cure 5K (Oct 23, 2004) 0:20:21
Run - 10 km 2 Cooper River Bridge Run (Apr 2, 2005) 0:47:12
Triathlon - Sprint 4 Charleston Sprint Series #3 (Jul 31, 2005) 1:12:30
Triathlon - International Distance 4 Reston Triathlon (Sep 12, 2004) 2:32:36



Race Schedule

Date Name Type Results
Time O.A. A.G.
Jun 15, 2003 Spud Short Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:42:00 109 / 381 14 / 26
Sep 20, 2003 Make-A-Wish Sea Colony Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:39:06 105 / 281 8 / 23
Sep 28, 2003 Lums Pond Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:47:09 151 15
May 23, 2004 Columbia Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:58:26 623 / 1200 40 / 68
Aug 15, 2004 Lums Pond Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:36:16 106 / 267 7 / 16
Aug 29, 2004 Reston Metric Century Bike - Metric Century None
Sep 12, 2004 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:32:36 128 / 427 7 / 15
Oct 23, 2004 Race for the Cure 5K Run - 5 km View
0:20:21 39 / 730 13 / 154
Mar 12, 2005 Daniel Island 5k Run - 5 km View
0:21:00 23 / 317 2 / 20
Apr 2, 2005 Cooper River Bridge Run Run - 10 km View
0:47:12 808 / 18600 108 / 1156
May 22, 2005 Columbia Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:52:06 571 / 1245 42 / 76
Jul 31, 2005 Charleston Sprint Series #3 Triathlon - Sprint View
1:12:30 80 / 260 6 / 20
Apr 1, 2006 Cooper River Bridge Run Run - 10 km None