Michael Machado

Michael Machado

Race Ambassador: Team Gold


Michael has been running off and on since he was 22. He has competed in numerous 5ks and 10ks including the Broadway bridge 5k and 10k; placing 3rd in his age group on the 10 k, the Hospital Hill 5k , 10k and the rerun, the Kansas City Marathon 5k, 10k, the Kansas City Zoo 4 mile, the Trolley run 4 mile, 4 on the 4th KC, and the Rock the Parkway 5k and 10k. Two years ago he started taking running more seriously and completed the Waddell and Reed Kansas City half marathon. He is currently training to compete in the Hospital Hill Half Marathon. In addition to running, Michael has picked up cycling and will be competing in the Kansas City Corporate Challenge bike race on June 1st of this year.

Michael is extremely excited to compete in his first triathlon and feels incredibly honored to support such a great cause at the same time.