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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

I finally got out for a run.  It's been years since I ran.  I think.  It felt pretty good.  But at a 9:14 pace, I don't expect that it would feel bad.  39° is just about too cold for me.  Well, too cold for shorts and a short sleeved T.  But I wore them anyway.

Also I saw RUN2DAY as I was driving down the street in my old neighborhood.  He was running, of course.  Merry Christmas everyone.  Remember the reason for the season :)

Asics Gel 3030 Miles: 2.00
Weight: 0.00
From rAtTLeTrAp on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 18:38:45 from

Merry Christmas!

From Tracy on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 18:42:18 from

Merry Christmas!

From Steam8 on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 20:28:50 from

39 would feel like a heat wave! Glad you wore some shorts and t-shirt...enjoy that Arizona heat Burt! I hope you have a Merry Christmas and get another run in this weekend! :)

From DaleG on Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 21:41:54 from

Merry Christmas to you and your family, Mr. Burt!!! Glad to see you finally got to go out and run.

From ACorn on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 02:01:45 from

Merry Christmas to you my bloggin buddy! Don't drink too much eggnog.

From Rye on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 10:45:49 from

May your weekend be full of Holiday cheer. Merry Christmas!

From april27 on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 11:47:24 from

Merry Christmas! Run some more this weekend!

From Tara on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 13:07:45 from

Merry Christmas Burt:)

From Bonnie on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 13:11:54 from

Merriest of Christmas wishes to you Burt!

From flatlander on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 13:16:51 from

Merry Christmas, it's been quite a ride for you this year but you've been cheerful throughout. Really glad you're on the blog and that I got to meet you once.

From Burt on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 13:25:36 from

RT - You too. And I will never come up with just one name to call you. It will always randomly be, RT, Trap, Mike, or Mr. Kym.

Tracy - Merry Christmas. I don't know what to call you now that you're moving up in the ranks at school. Mrs. N? Captain? Sir?

Amy - I'm dreaming of a white Christmas. So, another run in shorts with my white legs exposed will be dreamy.

Dale - I almost forgot that I like to run.

Adam Corndogelius - you can never drink too much egg nog. Unless you're lactose intolerant.

Rye - we'll be having the missionaries over for dinner tonight. I'm sure they're both from Idaho.

April - ok. Just for you ;)

Tara - thanks. Sorry for being so mean to you all the time.

Bonnie - May your Christmas be full of green cacti and blind javelinas.

Flat - I wouldn't change things for the world :)

From Brent on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 17:57:33 from

Master Burt - happy holidays, happy running, where ever the path leads.

Stay Kool, B of BS rools out

From Rhett on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 18:51:36 from

Merry Christmas Burt to you and your family. I hope Santa brings you some cool running stuff.

From Burt on Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 20:51:08 from

Brent - the path leads to eternal glory crowned in the midst of the prophets of old.

Rhett - I just got a new pair of Saucony Hurricane 13's and two new pairs of running shorts with zippers on their pockets, which my wife thinks are a tad short, but in a sexy way.

From runninginheels on Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 01:08:15 from

I know, right? This cold weather is so confusing! Because it's cold so I get bundled up, but then I get hot so I take off my bundles, then I get cold again. There's no happy middle!!

Merry Christmas!!

From Burt on Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 01:21:07 from

RIH - fat guys like me have an extra layer of blubber that helps regulate a warm body temperature.

From rAtTLeTrAp on Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 01:26:50 from

Mr. Kym, I think I like that better than Kym's husband.

From RAD on Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 03:43:00 from

Merry Christmas Burt. Nice to see you out running and enjoying the cold :)

From ChrisM on Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 08:31:08 from

Yuletide Felicitations Burt!

Nice job on the run!

From SlowJoe on Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 16:06:19 from

Merry Christmas Burt - not bad for your first run in years.

From Burt on Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 19:21:53 from

RAD - you light up my life. You give me hope to carry on.

Chris - Speak American please ;P

Joe - I've still got it.

From Lily on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 19:46:55 from

RUN2DAY, RUN@NIGHT. I say just run.

Good job Burty. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas

From The Quiet Pirate on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 23:39:19 from

Burt- hope your Christmas was wonderful. I'm sure Santa would have given you a high five if he would have been out while you were running. Your blog is a great gift; smiles & laughs every day- the blog that keeps on giving :-)

From runningafterbabies on Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 01:14:39 from

It may be time for you to invest in a balaclava, Burt.

From Burt on Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 01:22:14 from

Lily - I did have a wonderful Christmas. Thanks.

QP - If I had seen Santa, I would have patted him on the tush.

Melody - you lost me at banana hammock.

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