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Brian Kondas

Open Water Swim at Swim Key


Brian Kondas has been a resident of Florida since 2009 and currently lives in Palm Harbor, FL.


Brian is an expert at endurance running, obstacle courses, and open-water swimming.

Fitness Education

My fitness education includes 26 books:

  • Joel Smith’s Speed Strength: A Comprehensive Guide to the Biomechanics and Training Methodology for Linear Speed
  • Peter Attia’s OUTLIVE: The Science & Art of Longevity
  • Dan Golding’s Triathlon For Beginners
  • Joe Friel’s Fast After 50
  • Joe De Sena’s The Spartan Way and Spartan Up
  • David Googins’ Can’t Hurt Me
  • Scott Carney’s What Doesn’t Kill Us
  • Tom Foreman’s My Year of Running Dangerously
  • Matt Fitzgerald’s:
    • Running the Dream
    • The Comeback Quotient
    • How Bad Do You Want It?
    • Run Like a Pro (Even If You’re Slow)
    • Iron War
  • Adharanand Finn’s The Way of the Runner and Running with the Kenyans
  • Dean Karnazes’:
    • Ultramarathon Man
    • A Runner’s High
    • The Road to Sparta
  • Alexander Hutchinson’s Endure
  • Meb Keflezighi’s 26 Marathons
  • Simon Marshall’s The Brave Athlete
  • Rich Roll’s Finding Ultra
  • Chrissie Wellington’s A Life Without Limits
  • Matthew Long’s The Long Run
  • Scott Jurek’s North
  • Rich Froning’s First
  • Mat Fraser’s HWPO

Open Water Swimming

Running Race Experience

5K (3.1 miles) races:

Trail (12.5 mile) races:

Half Marathon (13.1 miles) races:

Marathon (26.2 miles) races:

Obstacle Courses