Tough Mudder update!

By rickColosimo / April 5, 2011 /

First off, here’s the link to my fundraising page for this event: Crowdrise/watchricktrain is where I’ll be posting all the events between now and the Ironman in November. Since the Tough Mudder course is about 10 miles, plus up and down the hills, I have eased off on the swimming and focused more on running…

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Biking update

By rickColosimo / April 3, 2011 /

Since the Ironman has a substantial bike component — I don’t know what other adjective describes 112 miles — I knew I needed to start learning how to really bike. My plan was to swim through the winter and start biking in the spring. Weather’s slowly changing, and that time is now. I picked up…

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Swimming update

By rickColosimo / March 15, 2011 /

My swimming progress has been decent: the last few swims have been a long consistent one-hour or so, and I find that I am dramatically less tired than when I started lessons in the winter. But I have to get some more time in the pool, which means I need to really start aiming at…

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Upcoming events

By rickColosimo / January 26, 2011 /

Here’s my event schedule. Confirmed: Tough Mudder PA, Bear Creek / Allentown PA, April 9, 2011 NYC Triathlon, NY, NY, August 7, 2011 — I will be participating as part of a team for Drive for Rebecca, and the funds I raise through/for them will be donated in their entirety to Reed Academy. Ironman Florida,…

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