Colin Riley

Favorite Junk Food

Warm brownie (or cookie) and ice cream

Favorite "pump me up" Song

Fort Minor - Remember the Name

The Athlete You'd Like To Meet The Most 

Michael Phelps

Favorite Non-sport Activity

Spending time with my wife and 8 month old daughter, traveling/seeing new places, skiing, drinking really good coffee

Favorite Triathlon Workout

Speed workouts on the treadmill...there's no slowing down once you have that speed set! 

Race Highlights


Lifetime (Mason) Indoor Triathlon - 1st overall


Chicago Marathon - 2:48:49 (PR)

Luray Olympic Triathlon (3rd OA) and Luray Sprint Triathlon (2nd OA)

Escape Des Moines Triathlon (Olympic Distance) - 1:52:30 - 12th OA

Naperville Turkey Trot 5K - 16:52


1st year racing as a professional/elite triathlete

Des Moines Olympic Triathlon - 1:53:34 - 5th OA

Powerman Michigan Duathlon - 3rd OA

Rev 3 Cedar Point Sprint - 58:07 - 3rd Overall 

Cincinnati Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 10k - 34:14 - 12th OA


ITU Age Group World Championships - Sprint Distance - 1:00:19 - 3rd Overall - 25-29 Age Group World Champion 

ITU Age Group World Championships - Olympic Distance - 1:54:42 - 5th Overall

Carlsbad Half Marathon - 1:15:54 (PR) 

Member of the US Para-Cycling National Team as a pilot for visually impaired athlete Aaron Scheidies - 2nd overall - Yverdon les Baines World Cup Time Trial - Blind/Visually Impaired Category 

Notable Mentions

2013 to Present - Member of the USAT Paratriathlon Team as a guide for visually impaired triathlete Aaron Scheidies - ITU World Champion in 2014 and 2016

2013 USA Triathlon Olympic Distance Age Group National Championships - 1:52:54 - 1st Overall

2013 Best of the US Amateur National Championships (Olympic Distance) - 1:52:05 - 1st Overall