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November 11, 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: 0.00 Month: 21.96 Year: 568.70
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: 103.15
Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Lifetime Miles: 800.21
Asics Gel Kayano 21 Lifetime Miles: 3.99
Mizuno Wave Inspire 11 (blue) Lifetime Miles: 163.46
New Balance 1260v5 Lifetime Miles: 9.19
Reebok Floatride Lifetime Miles: 8.23
Total Distance
3.63

Today is my 23rd wedding anniversary.  I woke up at 6am, went potty, and went back to sleep for an hour.  I finally got out the door by a few minutes past 8am.  It was hot, so I brought a water bottle.  I was surprised that there were so many people out.  About the half mile mark I was approaching this lady that was walking.  I could feel my shorts sliding down some due to the weight of my water bottle. I knew I needed to retie my drawstring, but I couldn't do it while I was that close to her, lest she thinks I'm a creeper.  So I waited another quarter mile 'til I was out of her view and fixed the problem.  I decided to do another mile than my normal runs lately because Monday is the Ragnar Chase the Moon event, and I have to run 6.7 miles under the moon.  I hope I can do it.  I should be able to, but just like last year it's gonna be hot.  I turned around at McKellips Road and headed back.  When I crossed Greenfield I read the Walgreen's sign that says the time and temperature.  It was 8:35am and 95º.  Shortly after crossing Brown Road I was passed by this lady.  I have no idea how long she'd been following me.  She ran ahead and started walking for about 20 seconds.  It wasn't enough for me to catch her.  It's now almost 10am and I finally stopped sweating.

Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Miles: 3.63
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From Sarah! on Sat, Jun 15, 2019 at 21:55:41 from 70.34.15.176

Happy Anniversary Burt!! Dang thatís hot! I canít imagine running in an Arizona summer, I think Iíd die

From Tom Slick on Sat, Jun 15, 2019 at 22:29:45 from 66.87.126.205

Good thing you brought a bottle of water with you!

From Burt on Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 10:04:08 from 70.162.173.118

Yeah, you really have to commit to getting up early in the summer. That, or just run really really slow.

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