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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 went for a run this evening in my new shorts and shoes.  I may not be fast, but I was styling.  The shoes felt good, but I started to notice some pain on top of my foot after a while.  Was it the shoes or the fact that I haven't been running much lately?  Time will tell.  No Garmin.  My rubber handle has split, so I'll have to get that replaced.

In other news, I recently was asked to vote on the best marathon medals of 2011.  Apparently, some guy named Frank Shorter was asked to be on the voting panel, but he never got back to them.  As usual, I stepped in at the last second to save the day.

Saucony Hurricane 13 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
From Bonnie on Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 17:43:04 from

ha ha ... You could come in a close second to someone worse ;-).

You might have tied your laces too tight ... Are your new shorts actually short?

Nice running streak Burt!

From The Quiet Pirate on Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 20:37:40 from

Yeah, nice streaking Burt.. I mean running streak.

I'm guessing you've got sympathy pains for RAD and her foot injury. Or maybe it's the pins in the voo-doo doll. Hard to say for sure.

From SlowJoe on Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 20:58:12 from

Ever since I found out who Frank Shorter is (1 minute ago), I've known "Burt" was just a pseudonym for Frank Shorter.

How bout an autographed picture?

From Burt on Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 21:30:24 from

Bonnie - I'll send you a private picture message.

QP - I even ran this morning, but I haven't blogged yet. Now stop tickling my voodoo doll when I'm trying to sleep!

Joe - isn't it enough that you're on my favorite's list?

From Rye on Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 21:55:41 from

Burt... All the crap you give me about Jack Bauer and you two have so much in common. Jack saves the country when there is no one else around. Then we have you Burt, the beloved blogger, who on a moments notice can save the running world! You just don't have that Jack look down. Think of running in the bright sun with snow on the ground, that should help you squint.

From Karen on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 01:55:57 from

AND? the winner is???

From Burt on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 02:09:37 from

Karen? What the heck are you doing here? ;)

I cannot tell you the winner for I have been sworn to secrecy.

From Karen on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 02:33:46 from


From Kira Bell on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 15:42:47 from

Way to be Burt! :)

From Burt on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 19:54:38 from

Thanks Kira Bell!

From Burt on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 20:06:21 from

Rye - just ask yourself, who would win in a fight between Jack and Chuck Norris.

From Merri on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 20:17:10 from

My hero.

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