Matt Fitzgerald Running, Nutrition and Triathlon Expert


Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports writer whose work appears regularly in Men's Journal, Outside and other publications. His many books include the bestselling Racing Weight and Iron War, which was nominated for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award.

Matt got his start as an editor for Multisport magazine and also worked for Triathlete, and Competitor Group before striking out on his own. He currently serves as a Training Intelligence Specialist for PEAR Sports and as a brand ambassador for Mizuno. Much in demand as a public speaker, he travels across the U.S. and internationally to lead clinics and seminars for athletes and coaches.

An All-State runner in high school, Matt took up triathlon in his 20s, and has coached runners and triathletes since 2001. He holds a certification in sports nutrition, has consulted for numerous sports nutrition companies, and provides peer reviews for sports nutrition journals. Matt lives with his wife in northern California. For more information visit

Matt's Personal Records

    • 5K: 15:56
    • 10K: 33:34
    • Half Marathon: 1:13:15
    • Marathon: 2:41:37
    • Olympic Distance Triathlon: 2:01
    • Ironman: 70.3: 4:28
    • Ironman: 10:13