Matt Hanson

Professional Triathlete and Coach

5x Ironman/5x 70.3 champion

Owner of MHRacing


BIO

Dr. Matt Hanson is a professional triathlete and coach for triathletes, cyclists and runners. He has an extensive background as an athlete and is highly-educated in all things sports-related.

BACKGROUND

As an athlete, Matt comes from a wrestling background, but running has always a been a passion of his. In 2014, his first year as a pro, Matt set 3 run course records and won Ironman Chattanooga. He has since tallied 10 professional wins, including 3 North American Championship titles. He also owns the fastest ever time at an Ironman-branded, full distance event (7:39:25) where he also clocked the fastest ever marathon off the bike with a 2:34.



Stats


DOB: May 7, 1985

Hometown: West Concord, MN

Current City: Castle Rock, CO

Education: BA from Buena Vista University

MS from Southwest Minnesota State University,

EdD from University of South Dakota

MHRacing


Matt’s background and training record make coaching a natural fit for him. Coaching since 2013, he has helped triathletes reach their goals at all distances. He has also coached runners, swimmers, and cyclists to bring out their single sport potential.


MHRacing offers customized training plans at an affordable price. All custom coaching includes weekly training plans, race strategies, detailed nutrition and pacing strategies, and unlimited e-mail communication.


www.matthansonracing.com

  • Challenge Miami Fastest Run split
    11
  • Ironman Texas 70.3 Fastest Run Split
    4
  • Ironman Florida 70.3 Fastest Run Split
    2
  • Ironman St George 70.3
    11
  • Collins Cup
    2
  • Challenge Daytona
  • Ironman Campeche 70.3
    1
  • Bear Lake Brawl Sponsored by PTO
    2
  • Ironman Cozumel 70.3
    5
  • Huntington OLY Tri Sponsored by PTO
    3
  • Marathon Squared 10km swim/Marathon Run
    1
  • Ironman Florida
    2
  • PTO World Championships - Challenge Daytona Fastest run -  57:22
    2
  • Ironman Campeche 70.3 3:55:28
    4th
  • Ironman Galveston 70.3 3:47:47
    2
  • Ironman Texas - North American Championships 8:09:28
    5th
  • Ironman Chattanooga 70.3 3:52:25
    3
  • Ironman Boulder 7:57:03 Run Course and overall course Record
    1
  • Ironman Coeur d'Alene 70.3 3:52:54
    5th
  • Ironman Traverse City 70.3 3:50:33 Overall Course Record
    1
  • Ironman World Championships Diagnosed with Injury 2 weeks pre race
    DNF - INJURY
  • Ironman Campeche 70.3
    5th
  • Ironman Galveston 70.3 3:46:48
    4th
  • Ironman Texas - North American Championships 7:39:25 World Best IM - World Best Marathon 2:34:40
    1
  • Ironman Chattanooga 70.3 3:49:24
    4th
  • Ironman Coeur d'Alene 70.3 3:50:09 Fastest run split
    1
  • Ironman Augusta 70.3 3:48:14 Fastest run - Flat tire on bike
    5th
  • Ironman World Championships 8:39:58
    33rd
  • Ironman Waco 70.3 3:23:21 Swim canceled - fastest run
    4th
  • Ironman Argentina - South American Championships 7:39:47 Shortened run - Fastest run
    2
  • Ironman Campeche 70.3 4:06:30
    7th
  • Ironman Texas - North American Championships 7:52:44 Fastest run Overall course record
    1
  • Ironman Coeur d'Alene 70.3 3:51:16 Fastest Bike and Run
    1
  • Ironman Racine 70.3 3:19:31 Swim canceled
    5th
  • Ironman Steelhead 70.3 3:48:08 Course run record
    2
  • Ironman 70.3 World Championships 4:01:42
    14th
  • Ironman World Championships 9:02:04
    34th
  • Ironman 70.3 Austin 3:58:19 Run course record
    6th
  • Ironman Panama 70.3 3:47:42
    8th
  • Ironman New Zealand 8:12:30 Run Course Record
    4th
  • Ironman Oceanside 70.3 4:02:18
    11th
  • Ironman Texas - North American Championships 8:07:07 shortened bike
    23rd
  • Ironman Cairns - Asia Pacific Championships DNF Bike Crash
    DNF
  • Des Moines Olympic Tri 1:50:35 Fastest Run
    1
  • Ironman Chattanooga 8:25:36
    4th
  • Ironman 70.3 Miami 3:53:16 Fastest Run
    8
  • Ironman 70.3 Austin 3:25:45 Fastest Run - swim canceled
    3
  • Ironman 70.3 Uruguay 3:46:31 Run course record
    2
  • Ironman 70.3 Cartagena 3:38:01 Shortened run
    1
  • Ironman 70.3 Oceanside 4:01:59
    11th
  • Ironman Texas - North American Championships 8:07:03 Overall Course Record, fastest run
    1
  • Ironman 70.3 Racine 4:00:00
    7
  • Towne Lake Olympic Tri 1:49:10 Overall Course Record, Fastest bike and run
    1
  • Ironman World Championships DNF Bike Crash
    DNF
  • Ironman Cozumel 9:03:56
    9th
  • Ironman 70.3 Galveston 3:53:42 Fastest Run
    8th
  • Ironman Texas 8:25:51 Fastest Run
    6th
  • Ironman 70.3 Kansas 3:58:41
    6th
  • Ironman Coeur d'Alene 8:39:22 Run Course Record
    5th
  • Ironman Wisconsin 8:50:16
    5th
  • Ironman Chattanooga 8:12:32 Fastest Run
    1