Matt Clark

Nickname: Cougar
Workplace: Dept of Justice
PBs: Melb Marathon 3:47, GOR half 89 min, Rosebud 10km 38:00, TAN 13:26
Best Running Experience: Beating the Doc over 10 km at Rosebud by 10 seconds!
Worst Running Experience: 2016 marathon in 4:53 after European wine tour
Racing shoes: Asics 2000
Years Running: 6 years
Why do you run: mental and physical health, love pushing myself, great people
Favourite training session: 6 x 3 mins, 8km progressive
Hobbies: basketball, football, running, music, gardening
Most Important thing to me: SuperCoach, Courtney (wife), Douglas (puppy), family
Biggest dislike: losing super coach, being unfit
Favourite movie: Mission impossible, Bond, Bourne Favourite music: 80s 90s
Favourite food: Courtney’s cooking
Favourite drink: The cougar loves a red
Favourite event: AFL grand final, Spring Carnival
Dream Occupation: shooting guard for LA Lakers
Most Admired Athlete: Michael Jordan, Kerryn McCann, Makybe Diva
Little known fact about me: Kicked a 50m goal on the SCG for the ACT
Life Highpoint: wedding day, first marathon
Life low-point: missing 2 x free throws to win high school basketball championship
Three things I want to do: have kids, 3:32 marathon (beat Robin Zlonzak), own a group 1 winning horse
Favourite quote: I’m not here to fuck spiders!