I’m at it again! Make A Wish & Urban Mudder in NYC July 25!



The kid just can’t stop himself.

Seems like I just can’t give up doing stupid stuff to my body and putting it through some sort of hellish physical ordeal each year now. Well, after I swore off doing these obstacle course and mud runs after a Warrior Dash and Tough Mudder I am now entered to participate in an Urban Mudder happening right here in NYC on July 25th!

Yup, throwing caution to the wind I am participating in the Urban Mudder in NYC at Randall’s Island and running this for charity. Very cool that it’s right in my own backyard playground. The charity I chose is the terrific Make A Wish foundation. I hope that you can support me as I put my body on the line again, and it doesn’t matter how big or small a donation you can make. It all helps support this wonderful organization’s efforts. After all, it’s for the kids!

From the folks that brought us Tough Mudder –


“The city that never sleeps has another reason to keep moving. We’re taking over Randall’s Island on July 25th with brand new, innovative obstacles, music on course, and an all-day festival. This is not your climb a net, do a burpee BS. Up until now, the only way to experience obstacles of this size, scale and pure awesomeness was at a Tough Mudder. Now you have them right here in NYC. Course details – About 5 miles, 12-15 obstacles, 3 water stations.” Sounds like a great time! I am already in training for this with my gym workouts, and now that the arctic weather and ice covered roads have melted away my running regimen will begin. Yeah, I have a love/hate relationship with running but it needs to be done. Time to man up and put away my skirt again. Link to the NYC event page to see what it’s all about – http://urbanmudder.com/events/2015-new-york


Urban Mudder is honored to support Make-A-Wish® in granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. A Make-A-Wish experience can help kids cope with – or even overcome – their illnesses. At every Urban Mudder, participants will have the opportunity to raise funds for local wish kids. Urban Mudder doesn’t just create life-changing experiences for participants – it helps create life-changing experience for wish kids. http://wish.org/

Here is the link to my donation page. Any amount will be greatly appreciated to help support such a fine cause!





Again, thanks to all who have supported me in the past, and to those who support my future efforts here with this event. You all rock!





20 thoughts on “I’m at it again! Make A Wish & Urban Mudder in NYC July 25!”

  1. Way to go Phil!!!!… I wish you the best with the initiative… And, By the way, how great to know that Urban Mudder supports the Make-A-Wish Foundation…
    Have a wonderful weekend! Aquileana 😀

  2. This is awesome! Good luck training! You’ve got me interested in signing up, too, even though I’m not the best runner but I’ve been going to the gym regularly and can’t wait to run outside again when the darn snow melts.

    1. Hey Christy!

      Thanks! You can do this! If you can get up to running three miles and work out in the gym a few days a week you’ll survive it!

  3. That’s fantastic. Good luck, Phil!

    I’m sure you’ll be reminding us again (I don’t have the money right now with tax season and all). Please re-post or at least remind us in future posts with the link so I can contribute.


    Patricia Rickrode
    w/a Jansen Schmidt

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