Compex Meets... Matthew Healy
Matthew Healy and Compex partnership started in 2019.
With a background in rugby including having spent some time at the Sharks Academy in KwaZulu-Natal, “Matty” made the switch to trail running making his first appearance on the elite trail running scene in early 2019. Priding himself on his ability to be extremely focused and disciplined has seen him have somewhat of a meteoric rise in the sport with a number of big achievements under his belt already.
Brief career highlights:
- 2022 Mozart 100 by UTMB® - 10th Overall (Time 10:55:20)
- 2021 13 Peaks Challenge FKT - 2nd Overall (Time 14:11:58)
- 2021 Addo Elephant Trail Run 100 Miler (162kms) Africa’s wildest ultra - 1st Overall (South African Course Record) Valley of Tears segment - overall record
- 2020 13 Peaks Challenge FKT - 2nd Overall (2nd fastest time behind Ryan Sandes 13:41:10 )
- 2020 Addo Elephant Trail Run 76km - 1st Overall
- 2020 Support a Saffa Charity Run (114km Lockdown Garden Ultra) #RunSaffaRun raised R33,000
- 2019 Mac Mac Ultra 50miler/80km - 1st Overall (New Course Record)
- 2019 Bastille Day Trail Run 50km - 1st Overall
- 2019 Chokka Run 62km - 2nd Overall
- 2019 Maxi Race South Africa 68km - 2nd Overall
"Recovery done right"
Facebook: Mathew Healy Ultra