Buzz - Mickey Witte Ⓥ: Triathlete. Neuroscientist. Vegan.



Oct 3, 2017


Aug 21, 2016

  • One year after giving birth to IronBaby, and just five months after healing from an MCL tear, Mickey raced the 2016 IRONMAN Coeur d’Alene to kick-off her post-baby comeback to the triathlon scene!

Aug 28, 2015

  • Mickey was given the “Volunteer of the Year” award by the Florida Bicycle Association for her commitment to bicycle and pedestrian safety efforts.

Aug 3, 2015

Jan 28, 2015

  • Mickey was the invited guest on CALL FM’s EDGE Morning Show during which she was asked to speak about the Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act, the current and future state of affairs for the bicycle safety community in south Florida and Plan Z For Miami. To listen to the whole interview (without commercials), click here!

Jan 16, 2015


Nov 30, 2014

  • Mickey raced for BonkBreaker at IRONMAN Cozumel (her first full Ironman) and with a time of 11:31, she placed 10th in the über-competitive F30-34 age group!

Nov 14, 2014

Oct 5, 2014

Sep 21, 2014

  • As a tune-up for 70.3 Silverman, Mickey raced for Athleta at the Iron Girl Triathlon in Clermont, FL today and placed 2nd OVERALL!

Jun 24 & Jul 16, 2014

Apr 14, 2014

Mar 4, 2014

  • RUN South Florida wrote an article on Mickey’s efforts to change the law to cut down on hit-and-runs and to protect vulnerable road users through the creation of the non-profit, grass-roots Aaron Cohen Law Initiative.

Feb 16, 2014

  • Mickey’s first attempt at ultra cycling was at the infamous Bike Sebring 12-hour endurance bike race where despite drastic temperature changes, rain and strong 17mph headwinds (with 35mph wind gusts), she raced to the 2nd place overall female spot!

Feb 10, 2014

  • Fourteen weeks after fracturing her shoulder in a bicycle crash, Mickey made her comeback onto the race scene in Miami – taking third overall at the MADD Dash 5k!

Jan 13, 2014

  • While lobbying for the Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act, Mickey gave a 7-minute interview to Bay News 9 about the bill and about the hit-and-run epidemic in the state of Florida. To watch the interview, click here.

Nov 30, 2013

Sep 11, 2013

  • Despite frigid water temperatures and a wet and rainy day making for a very slick bike course, Mickey contended with the best in the world at the ITU World Sprint Triathlon Championship in London, England. In her age group, she finished 9th and was the 1st American!

Aug 11, 2013

  • After a delayed start for half of the field at the 2013 USA Triathlon Sprint National Championship, Mickey raced through the wind and threatening afternoon storm clouds in Milwaukee to seal the deal for a spot on Team USA at the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Championship to be held in Edmonton, Canada!

June 18, 2013

  • Laying down the fastest female bike split of the day, Mickey was the 3rd female overall at the Heartland Triathlon in Sebring, Florida!

May 11, 2013

  • Along with her Wolfpack Triathlon Racing Teammates, Mickey raced the 12th Annual Lou Gehrig’s Disease (also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or “ALS“) 5k/10k Race as part of “Granny’s Team” in memory of ‘pack teammate Eli Stiers’ beloved granny, Wilma Pearson, who passed away last year after battling with ALS. Mickey came in 3rd OVERALL in the 5k race and Granny’s Team raised nearly $4,000 for the ALS Recovery Fund! Click here to learn more about ALS.

Apr 27-28, 2013

  • As a brand ambassador for Nuun – the optimal and conveniently portable hydration tablets – Mickey got the opportunity to race on Team Nuun for the first ever Ragnar Trail Relay Race, which was held in beautiful Zion National Park! You can re-live the race vicariously through these re-caps written by 3 of Mickey’s Team Nuun ‘mates: here, here and here.

Apr 8-11, 2013

  • Mickey was chosen to be one of 16 cyclists on the 2013 GEICO Tour for Road Safety! During Florida Road Safety Week, the group cycled 400 miles from Orlando to Tallahassee in 4 days straight in order to raise awareness for road safety.

Mar 26, 2013

  • Mickey’s second triathlon of the season brought her to the hills of central Florida to the Great Clermont Challenge where she finished 2nd overall!

Feb 25, 2013

Jan 11, 2013

  • Mickey is honored to be the newest member of, and the first south Florida athlete to represent, Team Bonk Breaker! Bonk Breaker makes the world’s BEST energy & protein bars. Every Bonk Breaker is both gluten- & dairy- free, which is perfect for the vegan lifestyle that Mickey has maintained for 20+ years. To learn more about Bonk Breaker, visit

Nov 30, 2012

  • Mickey is excited about her newest sponsor – LifeProof! LifeProof makes the world’s only true water-, dirt-, snow-, and shock-proof iPhone & iPad cases! To learn more about all of the products offered by LifeProof, visit

Nov 22, 2012

  • On Thanksgiving Day, Mickey raced a 58:28 sprint distance triathlon – landing her in 1st place in her age group (4th female OVERALL) at the Turkey Triathlon at Tradewinds Park in Coconut Creek, FL!

Nov 17, 2012

  • Mickey came in 1st place in her age group (5th female OVERALL out of 219 females) at the Merrill Lynch Bull Run 5K!

Nov 9, 2012

  • Mickey came in 2nd place in her age group (9th out of 413 females) at the FedEx Waterford 5K!

Nov 3 – 4, 2012

Oct 16, 2012

  • Mickey had the special opportunity to live the “ultimate spectathlete experience” at the 2012 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i! While out west, Mickey stopped in L.A. for a few days and paid a visit to the two huge store locations of her biggest sponsor, Triathlon LAB! Mickey is grateful for the opportunity to represent a company that is always on the cutting edge of both style and innovation in the sport of triathlon.

Oct 3, 2012

  • Mickey has joined the “co-NUUN-ity” at Nuun which makes optimal hydration tablets that quickly turn water into an balanced electrolyte drink! With hydration being a major concern while training in the Florida heat, Mickey has relied on Nuun to help keep her hydrated during those tough training sessions.

Sept 24, 2012

  • Mickey raced for LifeProof & came in 1st in her age group (4th overall) at the 2012 Escape to Miami Sprint Triathlon! To learn more about LifeProof’s water-, dirt-, snow-, and shock-proof iPhone & iPad cases, visit

Sept 5, 2012

  • Mickey is ecstatic about her new sponsorship with Compressport — the world’s leading sports compression brand!

Aug 19, 2012

  • “They came, they raced, they qualified for the 2013 World Triathlon Championship!” Mickey and some of her Tri2One teammates raced in the 2012 USAT Sprint National Championship in Burlington, VT. Having placed in the top of her age group, Mickey qualified to represent Team USA at the 2013 Triathlon World Championships to be held in Hyde Park, London, England in September 2013.

Aug 4, 2012

  • As a tune-up for the 2012 USAT National Championship, Mickey raced the Siesta Beach Triathlon. Mickey came in 2nd in her age group and 6th overall out of 311 female competitors.

July 29, 2012

May 17, 2012

  • On Focus on South Florida, CBS Miami’s Jawan Strader spoke with Dr. Mickey Witte about bicycle and pedestrian safety issues in South Florida. Click here for the video clip of the interview!

Apr 29, 2012

Mar 28, 2012

  • Mickey is honored to be newly sponsored by Pacific Health Labs for her nutritional training needs!

Nov 14, 2011

  • On Nov. 13th, 2011, Mickey competed for the second year in a row at the Miami Man Half Ironman. Mickey was first out of the water in her age group and the second fastest bicyclist in her age group. Despite dealing with severe GI issues on the run, Mickey finished the race 3rd in her age group and 13th overall out of 208 females!

Oct 12, 2011

  • On Oct. 9th, 2011, Mickey competed at the inaugural (very hilly!) Rev3 SC Half Ironman and finished 4th in her age group!

Sep 23, 2011

Sep 12, 2011

Sep 2, 2011

Aug 31, 2011

July 31, 2011

Jun 27, 2011

May 1, 2011

Apr 11, 2011

Mar 12, 2011

  • Mickey was chosen to be 1 of 9 cyclists to ride the entire length of the state of Florida (~600 miles over 6 days) from Miami to Tallahassee in order to raise awareness for road safety on the GEICO Road Safety Bicycle Tour.

Feb 25, 2011


Sep 26, 2010