Matt Duelka

Matt DuelkaMatt Duelka

Matt began racing with us last season, but has been a friend of City Coach for years due to his affiliation with the good people at JackRabbit. His speed and good attitude make him a perfect fit with the team, and the omnipresent #3 Knicks jersey makes it even better.

Name: Matthew Duelka

Weapons of choice: Adidas Adios, 3″ split shorts, 1978 New Jersey Nets headband

Racing highlights: 1:18.38 half marathon to qualify for the NYC marathon, 2nd ultra team overall at 2011 NY Ragnar Relay, Fastest bike split at 2010 NYC Triathlon for anyone wearing a John Starks jersey and jean shorts.

PRs: 5K: 17:07, 1/2 marathon: 1:18:38, Beer Mile: 14ish minutes

Family: Malachy’s Pub and Bunga’s Den

Hometown: Hard Streets of Queens, NYC

Occupation: Running Shoe Nerd, Notebook Scribbler, Fashionista

Anything else: 2012 Goals: Victory in the Hampton’s Half Marathon, and Victory in the NYC Marathon (different types of victory, but victory nonetheless).