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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Tough Mudder fundraising page is up!

By rickColosimo / March 14, 2011 /

  The first event of the training season, the Tough Mudder at Bear Creek, PA, is coming up fast. Donate here to REED Academy via Crowdrise. You can also show your support by signing up for my Facebook event. (No, that doesn’t mean you have to come to PA, but you’re welcome to!) Check out…

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Swimming is becoming more natural

By rickColosimo / January 24, 2011 /

Swam last night, 1/23, for about 55 min also. Conveniently, my shuffle was charged up and I even figured out a useful way of routing my earbud cords so they wouldn’t fall out every length. I’m still at about 20-21 strokes per length. Trading tonight’s swim for tomorrow morning doesn’t make me very comfortable, but…

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Race report – 11/14 5k run

By rickColosimo / November 15, 2010 /

I signed up some weeks ago for the Garden State Plaza 5K, which is almost brutally convenient and close to home. The night before was REED Academy‘s Tribute to Dan and Joan Silna, who graciously sponsored a significant portion of the new building at REED and our Capital Campaign. This project will be the beneficiary…

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