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January 27, 2020

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Member Since:

May 12, 2008



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

I started running again in 2007 after 14 years of not running.

Mile - 4:59 (high school 1992), 5:57 (9/21/2010 ARR Open Mile)

2 mile - 11:10 (high school 1992)

5k - 21:54 (11/18/2010 Tempe Road Runners 5k)

10k - 48:29 (5/9/2009 Race for Hospice)

Unofficial 10k - 47:11 (1/27/2011 Red Mountain Park)

1/2 marathon - 1:49:00 (4/4/2009 Havasu Half)

Marathon - 4:33:09 (11/21/2009 Mesquite Marathon)

Short-Term Running Goals:

Run a half marathon in under two hours.

Run a marathon in close to 4 hours.

Long-Term Running Goals:

Stay healthy long enough to live through the millenium.


I am married and have six kids. 

Blog title explanation

Bloggers I've met in real life: 1MileToGo, Aaron Kennard, Andrea North, Arizona Desert Monsoon, auntieem, Bec, Ben, Benjamin, Bonnie, Camille, Cari, Collin Anderson, David Holt, DooneEight Kid Mom, Erico, Flatlander, Gary, Jake Krong, JamesW, Jose, Josse, Julieesplin, JunKelli, Kerri, KP, Kyle Dion, Lightitup, Little Bad Legs, Lybi, Marthon Dreamer, M, Mary Ann Schauerhamer, Misty, Nan, Peds Endo Doc, Rachelle, RADRhett, Riley Cook, Rossy, runningafterbabies, Sasha, Scott Hughes, Scott (Kelli's husband), Scott Wesemann, Slow Joe, Spencer Simpson, Stephen, Steve Piccolo, Susie, The Rookie, Toby, Tracy, Twinkies, TylerS, Walter

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 0.00 Month: 74.86 Year: 74.86
Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Lifetime Miles: 802.53
Asics Gel 3030 Lifetime Miles: 204.85
Saucony Hurricane 13 Lifetime Miles: 149.22
Asics Gel DS Trainer 17 Lifetime Miles: 87.49
Mizuno Wave Inspire 9 Lifetime Miles: 800.59
Brooks Ravenna 4 Lifetime Miles: 88.83
Mizuno X10 Trail Lifetime Miles: 105.76
Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Lifetime Miles: 800.21
Asics Gel Kayano 21 Lifetime Miles: 3.99
Mizuno Wave Inspire 11 (blue) Lifetime Miles: 364.24
New Balance 1260v5 Lifetime Miles: 9.19
Reebok Floatride Lifetime Miles: 8.23
Total Distance

Time: 22:27 (avg. pace 7:35)


1 mile - 7:47

2 mile - 7:48

0.96 mile - 6:52 (7:09 avg.)

It was kind of cool out this morning.  I didn't check the temperature, but I'm guessing 53 or so.  The last mile felt real good.  If only I could maintain this pace for a half marathon.

Weight: 198.00
From Michelle N. on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 12:49:55 from

Oh, you SUCK!:) It was a cool 53 for you and it was snowing sideways here:)

From Burt on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 12:54:57 from

Don't be afraid to let me know how you really feel. LOL!!!!! It was so cold!!! BRRR!!!! I almost regretted wearing shorts. hahahahaha!!!

From Michelle N. on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 12:57:36 from

53 is PERFECT!!! That is really an ideal temp in my book. Shorts and a tank! I was wearing gloves, ear warmer, and a coat today! Spring WAS here last week. Where did it go?

From Kelli on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 14:49:12 from

Great run FAST Burt. I just want you to know that I do not EVER train that fast. I am one of those people that tests well, ya know? I do not have to really study, I just jump in to the test and I come out okay (not 100%, but I pass). I am lucky that way. SO, that is why I am always GENUINELY amazed at your speedy regular running. AND, I am not even warmed up until about 5 miles, that is why I will probably never run a 5k (fear of failure). So, after that explanation, can I say that you are FAST???

From Burt on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 16:47:07 from

I think I need to tone it down some because I've got the worst cramp in my left calf. And I had a banana on my pancakes this morning.

From Kelli on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 18:45:18 from

At least it is not a brain cramp. Are banana pancakes good???? I like the song, but not so sure about eating them.

From azdesertmonsoon on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 18:51:13 from

You're just pretending it's the weekend.

But in all seriousness, waffles are where its at.

From Burt on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 19:52:09 from

I had waffles yesterday. Mm-mmm. No bananas on them. I also like to slice up bananas and put them in my cereal.

From Kelli on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 19:55:57 from

I just eat them, nothing fancy. Kind of like a monkey.

From Camille on Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 21:08:23 from

It *was* pretty nice out this morning, wasn't it. It felt really hot this evening (between wind gusts). I can tell summer is on it's way!

From Lucia on Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 09:12:02 from

Banana pancakes are soooo good! 53 cold, phhhhlease! Nice speed chicken legs!

From Sammy on Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 12:08:50 from

Hey burt well done or shud I say chicken legs ha haha, great running tho ya shud do a race wens it nxt race???? :))

From Burt on Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 12:17:43 from

My next race is Apr. 4th. It's a half marathon. I'm worried because I don't think I've been putting enough miles to do too well.

From Camille on Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 13:18:58 from

Don't worry about your time. Just have fun!

From Kelli on Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 15:29:07 from

Running for fun is better than running for time, and you will probably surprise yourself.

From Burt on Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 15:35:40 from

So what you're saying is - don't set the bar too high, that way I'm not overly disappointed when I suck? Doesn't that go against all your little daily quotes?

From Kelli on Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 15:42:37 from

NOPE, that is not it at all. Go into it with a doable goal, have fun while you are running, and you will see that you will do much better then you ever thought! I am a positive thinker here (most of the time).

In St George I was overly stressed about getting 3:40 (BQ). I wore a pace band and I was constantly checking my time and getting stressed if I was a few seconds off. Then, at mile 9 I got very ill and spent the next 4 miles puking and other stuff. At 13 miles, I was more than 10 minutes behind where I needed to be. So, I decided, after I felt better, that the rest of the race was just for fun. I left Scott and the Garmin, had no clue what pace I was running, and I just enjoyed myself and talked to people and looked at the scenery. It was awesome. Needless to say, I ran an AMAZING negative split and got my BQ. At the finish, I could easiyl have run 5 more miles. I was feeling great. So, HAVE FUN and do not stress and you will do GREAT!!!!

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