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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
7.35

I went to some uncharted territory for me this morning.  I did not like the new route, and I'll tell you why.  At the corner of Gilbert and Broadway I had to run past the day laborers.  I know they were checking me out.  Those pervs.  Then a half a mile later this lady made a left hand turn without stopping for me.  I yelled at her and let her know that she wasn't a very good driver.  Then a half mile later this guy made an illegal right hand turn.  There are two signs posted that say NO TURN ON RED.  I yelled at him three times, but he still turned.  What a ghetto.

Time - 1:02:19 (avg. pace 8:29)

Splits - 8:20, 8:26, 6:58 (surge), 9:03, 8:48, 8:53, 8:52, 2:59

Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Miles: 7.35
Weight: 197.00
Comments
From Derunzo on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 13:24:24 from 64.56.60.130

Ghetto Fabulous you mean! Maybe the day laborers were checking out your Ghetto Onion as you ran by.....

From Carolyn in Colorado on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 13:37:12 from 71.229.134.155

It sounds like it was your day to chew people out.

From Burt on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 13:57:57 from 206.19.214.144

Funzo - It looks so good, it makes me want to cry.

CinC - I'm going to chew you out for saying that I'm stalking Nan! Cyber stalking. Get it right!

From RAD on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 18:03:11 from 67.172.229.125

Stupid drivers! I'd yell at them too, but I'm usually too tired.

From runningafterbabies on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 19:35:51 from 24.10.211.135

Did you have your shirt off?

From Burt on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 19:43:53 from 206.19.214.144

RAD - Aren't all the drivers in Utah just friendly and courteous?

RAB - You wish I did!

From The Quiet Pirate on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 21:24:58 from 174.110.223.249

You need a whistle to direct traffic while you run. It might also come in handy if your onion is ever taken hostage.

From PRE on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 22:07:24 from 99.50.214.225

Nice splits though. New territory - thinking about doing some new routes myself. Need to come up with some good routes for Longs. Hope all is well with you and your family.

From Burt on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 22:43:44 from 72.223.90.79

QP - Protect that onion at all costs.

PRE - Good to hear from you. There's only so many times you can run the Stonehenge loop.

From allie on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 23:49:19 from 174.23.241.50

i just realized why you were banned from the renaissance academy 5k.

From flatlander on Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 00:29:59 from 60.247.105.219

The East Valley used to be such a nice place.

From Burt on Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 00:48:42 from 72.223.90.79

allie - I get banned from a lot of things, huh?

Flat - It still is. But when you head further west like I did, you get into Browntown Mesa. I mean downtown!

From april27 on Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 12:41:07 from 165.138.243.1

seriously where do you live...lol...you should have flirted with the day laborers though

From Burt on Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 12:58:46 from 206.19.214.144

I like the ladies April. Thanks anyway.

From PRE on Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 16:57:58 from 174.252.35.3

Burt

True...but what a great name for the route!

From Rye on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 09:40:23 from 174.27.118.104

Nice to see that you were in such a good mood! Nice surge in mile three... Must have been after one of the encounters.

From Burt on Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 11:33:55 from 72.223.90.79

Rye - maybe I had bird flu.

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