FOX News 5 San Diego: Former Marine embarks on transcontinental ride

Fox News 5 San Diego | Fox5sandiego.com | March 19, 2012 ENCINITAS, Calif. — A 71-year-old former Marine said Monday he will make a transcontinental ride on a bicycle-like contraption to raise funds for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. Rick Hermelin, who has run in 100 marathons and 100 half-marathons, said he will begin…

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KGTV San Diego: Retired Marine Prepares For Cross-Country Trek

By Ariana Duarte | KGTV San Diego | 10News.com | March 19, 2012 Rick Hermelin, 71, Will Ride From South Carolina To San Diego To Raise Money For Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund ENCINITAS, Calif. — A 71-year-old retired Marine said on Monday he will make a transcontinental ride on a bicycle-like contraption to raise…

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MSNBC: Sort of a really long, one-man parade for injured troops

By Andrew Dallos | MSNBC.com | Maddowblog.msnbc.msn.com | March 10, 2012 On Friday, March 23, former Marine Rick Hermelin will head out on his elliptical bike from South Carolina — and just keep going. Hermelin, 71, plans to ride cross the country, reaching San Diego in 100 days. Minus food, which he’ll buy along the…

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