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December 12, 2019

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Location:

Mesa,AZ,USA

Member Since:

May 12, 2008

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Other

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.

Personal:

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: 5.16 Month: 26.26 Year: 637.24
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: 229.39
New Balance 1260v5 Lifetime Miles: 9.19
Reebok Floatride Lifetime Miles: 8.23
Total Distance
5.97

Today I had the pleasure of running with an awesome blogger/dude/friend/runner.  Steve Piccolo was in town and dropped by to see me.  I was kind of nervous because he's a fantastic runner, and me, not so much.  Especially lately.  But he was nice enough to run at my slow 9 min/mile pace.  That made it more enjoyable anyway, because we were able to talk.  And rest assured we talked about ALL of you loony bloggers.

 

We ran along the canal for three miles and turned back.  We saw the magic water fountain, no bums, some ducks, cows, horses, and people walking their dogs.  It was dark when we started.  Look at Steve in his short sleeve shirt and shorts!  He was loving it.

Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Miles: 5.97
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From allie on Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 14:29:06 from 24.10.191.18

i can't see his shorts, but i will believe you. nice beard.

From Burt on Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 14:32:11 from 68.14.209.26

stand up and tilt your head a little.

From allie on Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 14:33:54 from 24.10.191.18

oh, i see. they don't match his shirt at all, but i'll hold my tongue.

From flatlander on Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 14:36:15 from 76.31.26.153

Good times, glad you could hook up with another blogger again. I like the beard.

From Kam on Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 17:56:06 from 68.66.163.179

Burt meets Steve, Steve meets Burt. This could be a replacement to Harold and Kumar movies.

From Rhett on Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 19:41:32 from 170.215.58.122

5.97, Really Burt? I give you permission to round that up to 6.

Happy Thanksgiving.

From DaleG on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 01:13:26 from 152.216.11.5

You better have said nice things about me.

A lot of bloggers from utah sure seem to visit your part of town. I don't know of anyone that visits the Ogden area from Salt Lake and it's not that far. Maybe they just avoid telling me. :)

"I like ur beard" If I grow one, I'll look like Kris Kristofferson

From Burt on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 02:25:43 from 174.254.9.123

Flat - I grew it out when I didn't have a job because that's what bums do.

Kam - you better believe we were talking s about you birthday boy. How could you make Steve run up the Ragnar hill? So mean.

Rhett - I saw that after I was done but my knees hurt too bad to go out and run the last 0.03

Dale - I was thinking you looked like a drunk Kris. From his mugshot.

From Rye on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 02:29:12 from 174.27.100.131

Beardie or beardy. Enjoy your Thanksgiving! Hope you shaved now that you have a job!

From DaleG on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 02:34:08 from 152.216.11.5

Or Glen Campbell....Or Nick Nolte.

From Burt on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 02:38:53 from 174.254.9.123

Lol Dale.

Rye - no. I'm still a bum.

From DaleG on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 04:08:13 from 152.216.11.5

I just read about a small plane crash in the Superstition Mountains. So sad.

From Burt on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 05:53:01 from 174.254.18.58

Wow. Thanks for the heads up. I did not see the fireball.

From april27 on Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 21:23:58 from 99.188.251.180

U meeting a lot of peeps on the blog!

From PRE on Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 00:11:58 from 99.50.213.11

Happy Thanksgiving Burt. Hope you and your family are enjoying the holiday (or enjoyed the holiday as it is now 11:08pm on Thursday).

From Burt on Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 15:50:47 from 72.223.93.131

April - you're next! JK.

PRE - We enjoyed it. I gained 50 lbs.

From Steam8 on Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 17:13:16 from 166.70.55.77

I hope you wore your sweater again for all of us here in Utah! :)

From Burt on Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 18:11:45 from 72.223.93.131

Sorry Amy. I love you guys, but not that much. Last night it was 57 degrees on my night shift and I wore shorts. ;-)

From seeaprilrun on Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 22:04:37 from 205.172.12.230

You do manage to meet an amazing amount of bloggers. what fun to meet and talk smack.

From Burt on Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 22:19:28 from 174.254.16.8

You're met quite a few too, April. Don't be shy.

From DaleG on Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 22:25:32 from 152.216.11.5

Did you have an awesome Thanksgiving, Burt?

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