Matt Hanson

Professional Triathlete and Coach

5x Ironman/4x 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: Storm Lake, IA

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

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