FTE Athlete Matthew Connelly finishes Manhattan Ultra Marathon

Full Throttle Endurance Member Matthew Connelly completed his 32 miles around New York City in 3rd place on November 19th, 2016. The race, taking place once a year, "The Madhattan" is the only ultra marathon on the island of Manhattan. It's a select group of 30 or so brave souls who make the trek once a year in November.  He completed his first ultra-marathon with a time of 4:36, averaging 8:38 per mile.

This is Matt's first year on the team, he has a strong background swimming and rowing at the collegiate level.  He is consistently a force to be reckoned with in the pool during practice.  He also performing well at Toughman Half 70.3 Championship at Bear Mountain, placing 14th overall and 1st in his AG 20-25.

 Matthew, center, giving his feat a rest after his run around Manhattan

Matthew, center, giving his feat a rest after his run around Manhattan