Wayne Kurtz is the passionate about the lifetime benefits of endurance sports. Over the last 27 years, he has tested himself and triumphed over hundreds of endurance races throughout the world. He is the founder of RaceTwitch.com, the world’s largest, free, online, multi-discipline, racing resource – “Helping Endurance Athletes Build Exceptional Race Calendars,” Endurance Racing Report –which has worldwide endurance race profiles and training advice reportsfor athletes and RunforBooks non profit organization.
Author – Beyond The Iron and Never Say “I Wish I Had”, and co-Author to the upcoming book (Spring 2014) – Stronger Than Iron the epic world record journey of the athletes who finished the 2013 Triple DECA Iron event)
Racing Highlights (Over 300 Endurance Races completed):
Guinness World Record Holder – Triple DECA Iron finisher, Lake Garda, Italy, 2013. 30 Iron distance triathlons completed in 30 days (1 per day format) 72 miles of swimming, 3,360 miles biking, 786 miles running
3 Time DECA Iron Finisher (24 miles swimming, 1120 miles biking, 262 mile run)First American to finish the 1×10 DECA Ironman
97 Ironman’s completed including 9 Double Iron and Quintuple Iron
Multiple 100 Mile, 24, 48 Hour global running and cycling races.
Location: Wexford, PA (Pittsburgh area)
How long racing endurance sports – Hard to believe it’s been 27 years!
Specific racing focus: Ultra distance Triathlons, Double, Quintuple, DECA Ironman races. Ultra distance running
Personal Mantra of racing: Never Say “I Wish I Had”
Best lifetime ultra triathlon race performance: 5th overall in 2009 DECA Ironman and first American to finish the race in the “per day” format
My published books:
Contact Number: 412-427-4828
2014 Race Calendar
- SLO marathon - April 27th
- Pittsburgh Marathon - May 4th
- Portland Double Iron - July 18-20 ( tentative)
- Greek Run – Fun - Aug. 9th
- Louisville Ironman - Aug. 24th
- Ohio Cycling Challenge 400 mile race – Sept. 27th – The RAAM qualifier
- Mexico Deca Ironman - Oct. 27 – Nov. 5th