Matt Adams

Nickname: Grizzly
Workplace: Employer Partnership Manager, UniSuper
PB’s: 2.58:34 Melbourne 16
Best Running Experience: Melbourne Marathon 16, slugging it out with Briggsy.
Worst Running Experience: Recent Bevo Badness, couldn’t walk after the session!
Racing Shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider
Years Running: 7 (2017)
Why Do You Run: I love the challenge of competing against myself and the comradery you build!
Favourite Training Session: Mona or 8 x 1km reps
Hobbies: Running, Gym, General Fitness
Most Important Thing To Me: Family
Biggest Dislike: Loud eaters, especially loud eaters on public transport!
Favourite Movie: The Hangover
Favourite Music: 80’s, 90’s
Favourite Food: Anything Chicken
Favourite Drink: Coffee
Favourite Event: AFL Grand Final
Dream Occupation: Professional athlete of any kind
Most admired athlete: MJ and Steve Nash
Life Highlight: Birth of my Son Spencer in March 17
Life low-point: Recently being diagnosed with stress fractures of the sacrum #norunningforthreemonths
Three Things You Want To Do Before You Die:
1. Run an International Marathon
2. Work and live overseas again
3. Witness Essendon win anther GF!
Favourite Quote: “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”