Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Brevard Sheriff Candidate Todd Maddox Team Places Second During Pineapple Man Triathlon

MELBOURNE BEACH, Florida –  Republican primary candidate for Brevard County Sheriff Todd Maddox and his two teammates in TEAM MADDOX took second place overall in the Men’s Relay during the 27th Annual Rotary Pineapple Man Triathlon last weekend in Melbourne Beach, Florida.  More than 600 people participated in the event hosted annually by the Melbourne Beach Rotary Club.  It is the oldest, continuously held sprint triathlon in Florida which includes a .34 mile swim, 3.4 mile run and a 15 mile bike ride.  The overall winner of the triathlon was Ed Donner.

“As a 10-year veteran of the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team, I believe it is very important to maintain your physical fitness,” said Brevard County Sheriff candidate Todd Maddox.  “Law enforcement is a stressful and physically demanding career field, and running has always been an essential part of my routine.  I also try to lead by example and encourage others to take care of their health.”

Sheriff candidate Todd Maddox currently holds the rank of lieutenant with the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, where he has served for 22 years.  Maddox has been in law enforcement for more than 25 years and is very involved in the Brevard County community.  During his career, Maddox has received numerous bars of merit and letters of appreciation.  

For more information about Todd Maddox, visit  The primary for the Brevard County Sheriff race will be held August 14, 2012 and the general election will be held November 6, 2012. 

PHOTO CAPTION (left to right) – Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor Mike Garrison, Brevard County Sheriff Candidate Todd Maddox, Race Director and Melbourne Beach Rotary President Don Riordan and New Driver Car Control Clinic Owner Richard Lane. 

Photo credit:  Maddox for Sheriff