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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.  I am a Ragnar Ambassador.

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, Spencer Simpson, Stephen, Steve Piccolo, The Rookie, Toby, Tracy, TylerS, Walter

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 12.36 Month: 25.42 Year: 271.76
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: 614.31
Brooks Ravenna 4 Lifetime Miles: 88.83
Mizuno X10 Trail Lifetime Miles: 52.08
Mizuno Wave Inspire 10 Lifetime Miles: 32.87
Asics Gel Kayano 21 Lifetime Miles: 2.54
Mizuno Wave Inspire 11 (blue) Lifetime Miles: 10.89
New Balance 1260v5 Lifetime Miles: 9.19
Reebok Floatride Lifetime Miles: 6.41
Race: Bosa Donut Run (3.1 Miles) 00:55:12
Total Distance
3.10

I wanted to run either Usery Pass this morning or the BoSa Donut challenge sponsored by Cadence Running.  We were supposed to get our $5 in by Thursday.  It's a 15 mile drive to Cadence and I just didn't have time.  But I saw a few people post on the Facebook page that they didn't have time to pay their entry fee, and the store owner told them to come anyway, so I decided to try my luck, also since I need to enter races wearing my Ragnar gear as part of my ambassador commitment.  I got there and was able to pay for my race without a problem.  I saw three former Ragnar teammates of mine.  They started right at 9am.  We ran 1.55 miles to the Bosa Donut parking lot.  There we were supposed to eat 6 donuts and then run back.  I thought I'd see some runners coming back because I wasn't running very fast and some of them were.  I planned on making puking noises at them like Chunk in the Goonies.  But I got there and everyone was still eating.  Actually two ladies had just started back, but they had their remaining donuts in gallon sized Ziplocs.  I gave my ticket to Dan, the owner of Cadence, and asked which plate of donuts weighed the least.  He pointed to a random plate.  I don't think he really knew.  My first donut was pretty good.  Maybe I could do this.  During the 3rd I started to have my doubts.  I got half way through the 4th and thought, that's enough for me.  But I thought it would be easier to carry 2 donuts back than 2.42319.  So I finished the 0.42319 and started to run back.  Surprisingly I didn't see any puke the whole way back.  There was a couple walking down the street and I told them I still had two donuts left if they wanted them.  They politely declined.  I was able to jog all the way back without incident. 

Mizuno Wave Inspire 9 Miles: 3.10
Weight: 0.00
Comments
From allie on Sun, Dec 03, 2017 at 11:55:48 from 172.4.198.186

that's a nice shot with the donuts and the pretty sky.

happy birthday.

From Burt on Mon, Dec 04, 2017 at 09:16:40 from 70.176.85.97

Thanks. You're so kind. The middle part of the picture is kinda ugly, but everything else is nice.

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