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Name: Mike Tine
Location: Oakton, VA
Age Group: Male 45 - 49
About Me: Triathlete since about 1996.

Started with sprint, then International, 2 halfIM, Lake Placid IM 2004, Chesapeakeman 2004.

Married to Karen - 1995

Graduated William and Mary - 1993
What I do to pay the bills: Work from home for a firm that models Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Terrorism, etc. for insurance companies.
Who defends the ranch when I'm out training: Karen - wonderful wife since 1995!
Short term triathlon goals: Top 10 in a competitive International-distance race
Long term triathlon goals: Place top 3 in age group
Fantasy triathlon goals: Qualify for Hawaii rather than getting in via lottery
Three favorite albums: Couldn't say.
Favorite book: Atlas Shrugged or The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.
Favorite movie: The Matrix. Are we all just a butterfly's (or computer's)dream?
Chocolate: Oh yeah!
Garlic: The more, the better!
Blue Cheese: Especially Stilton!
For breakfast, I usually have: Large bowl of cereal. Cheerios, Smart Start, Raisin Bran, Optimum Power, etc.
After a long day of training, my favorite meal is: Homemade chicken cutlets, homemade pasta sauce over gemelli pasta.
My best triathlon advice is: Have fun. Dream about transitions.
My best non-triathlon advice is: Have fun. Kiss your spouse.
What was I thinking when I signed up for my first race: Completely blank. Just went in to have fun and used it as an excuse to ramp up my workouts. Then I got hooked!
Everything I need to know I learned from: My parents
My deepest, darkest secret is: I know what color periwinkle is.



Race Summary

Race Type # Done PR Race PR
Run - 5 km 1 W&OD Trail 5k (Mar 28, 2009) 0:19:28
Run - 10 mile 1 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler (Apr 2, 2006) 1:10:28
Run - Marathon 1 New York City Marathon (Nov 5, 2006) 3:54:32
Triathlon - Sprint 8 Bank of Bermuda Triathlon (Oct 8, 2006) 1:06:36
Triathlon - International Distance 18 Reston Triathlon (Sep 10, 2006) 2:11:37
Triathlon - Half Ironman 3 Patriot's Half (Sep 12, 2010) 5:44:52
Triathlon - Ironman 2 ChesapeakeMan (Oct 9, 2004) 11:33:24



Race Schedule

Date Name Type Results
Time O.A. A.G.
Jul 25, 2004 Ironman USA Triathlon - Ironman View
12:17:17 797 / 1961 161 / 329
Oct 9, 2004 ChesapeakeMan Triathlon - Ironman View
11:33:24 24 / 148 3 / 15
May 7, 2005 Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:10:39 10 / 394 2 / 46
Jun 12, 2005 Eagleman Triathlon - Half Ironman View
5:46:02 660 / 1365 101 / 149
Aug 28, 2005 Greater Hartford Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:37:28 16 / 109 5 / 19
Sep 11, 2005 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:15:42 27 / 517 7 / 41
Oct 1, 2005 Jones Beach Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:07:18 8 / 446 2 / 66
Apr 2, 2006 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler Run - 10 mile View
1:10:28 544 / 5236 354 / 2892
May 6, 2006 Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:08:49 9 / 246 1 / 41
May 29, 2006 Capital of Texas Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:22:31 106 / 1226 18 / 144
Sep 10, 2006 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:11:37 16 / 481 4 / 62
Oct 8, 2006 Bank of Bermuda Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:06:36 7 / 65 1 / 10
Oct 14, 2006 Hickory Knob Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:33:37 21 / 182 3 / 15
Nov 5, 2006 New York City Marathon Run - Marathon View
3:54:32 10109 / 38368 3024 / 8334
Sep 9, 2007 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:14:46 16 / 473 9 / 77
May 3, 2008 Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:11:48 30 / 404 5 / 44
May 9, 2008 Tour de Skyline Day 1 Bike - Other None
May 10, 2008 Tour de Skyline Day 2 Bike - Other None
Jun 8, 2008 Eagleman Triathlon - Half Ironman View
(DNF)
Jul 12, 2008 Lifetime Fitness Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:21:34 50 / 1145 10 / 150
Aug 16, 2008 Luray International Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance None
Sep 7, 2008 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance None
Sep 21, 2008 Savageman Triathlon - Half Ironman View
6:38:18 77 / 223 15 / 39
Mar 28, 2009 W&OD Trail 5k Run - 5 km View
0:19:28 13 / 369 2 / 60
Jun 21, 2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Triathlon - International Distance None
Aug 15, 2009 Luray International Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:36:16 83 / 553 16 / 68
Sep 13, 2009 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance None
Aug 14, 2010 Luray International Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:32:26 40 / 589 10 / 61
Aug 15, 2010 Luray Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:29:00 16 / 538 4 / 39
Sep 12, 2010 Patriot's Half Triathlon - Half Ironman View
5:44:52 195 / 537 40 / 81
Sep 25, 2010 Make-A-Wish Sea Colony Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:19:35 14 / 384 6 / 36
Aug 13, 2011 Luray International Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:37:18 67 / 388 15 / 74
Aug 14, 2011 Luray Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:27:58 18 / 282 1 / 41
Sep 11, 2011 The Nation's Triathlon (TNT) Triathlon - International Distance View
(DNF)
Sep 24, 2011 Make-A-Wish Sea Colony Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:32:17 27 / 327 4 / 45
Aug 18, 2012 Luray International Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance View
2:46:54 145 / 595 23 / 82
Aug 19, 2012 Luray Sprint Triathlon Triathlon - Sprint View
1:41:07 89 / 556 20 / 83
Sep 9, 2012 Reston Triathlon Triathlon - International Distance None