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December 12, 2019

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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: 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

My baby sister got married Saturday.  I don't really know the guy, but he seems nice.  He's got some shoes to fill because yesterday I lost a brother-in-law.  My other sister is now a widow after her husband passed away yesterday finally succumbing to kidney failure brought on by diabetes.  He's been suffering for months, so it's bitter-sweet.  This morning as I ran by the day laborers I couldn't help but think of him.

Rest in peace amigo.

Time - 44:54 (avg. pace 8:01)

Splits - 7:59, 7:59, 8:01, 8:03, 8:07, 4:45 for 0.60 (7:55 pace)


Day 1 P90X - Chest and Back / Ab Ripper X

I've turned into a softy over this last month.

Mizuno Wave Inspire 4 White/Classic Blue/Raven Miles: 5.60
Weight: 0.00
From flatlander on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 10:54:06 from

Burt, thanks for sharing, very poignant. Hope all is well in your family.

From Steve Piccolo on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 11:33:21 from

Congratulations and condolences. Best wishes to your family.

From Britta on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 12:21:20 from

I am sorry for you families loss. Best wishes to your sister.

Fast run today!

From RivertonPaul on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 13:04:13 from


From Burt on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 13:08:57 from

Thanks Mark, Steve, Britta, and Paul.

From Kerry on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 13:30:55 from

Jenise and my thoughts are with you and your family Burt.

From Nevels on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 13:35:06 from

got you and the family in my prayers, man...

From SlowJoe on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 14:23:05 from

Condolences to you and yours - quite a range of emotions in a short time span.

(Great run)

From Burt on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 16:19:17 from

Thanks Kerry, John, and Joe.

From Scott Ensign on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 16:38:54 from

sorry to hear that Burt, my condolences. Diabetes is a tough disease, I know too many people who have been impacted by it. Hang in there, Scott

From Samantha Dean-Howard on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 17:49:22 from

Congratulations for the new wedded couple, so sorry about the loss of your brother-in-law these times can be testing to say the least my thoughts with you Burt and the rest of your family.

From Lyman on Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 22:06:21 from

Sorry about your family's loss Burt.

Keep up the training. Your speed is getting significantly faster.

From seeaprilrun on Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 00:20:36 from

Congrats on the new family addition, condolences for the loss. What a roller coaster. Best wishes for your family right now.

From vinh on Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 07:06:39 from

Sorry to hear about what happened. Wish your family the best. Good run BTW.

From Merri on Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 11:22:40 from

I am also sorry to hear about your loss! I hope for the best for both of your sisters.

From Burt on Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 15:34:14 from

Thanks Scott, Sam, Lyman, April, Vinh, and Merri.

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