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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: 8.56 Month: 45.68 Year: 592.42
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: 187.18
New Balance 1260v5 Lifetime Miles: 9.19
Reebok Floatride Lifetime Miles: 8.23
Total Distance

Recovery run from Saturday.  Nice and easy 3 miles without a Garmin.  It was a nice run even though it was windy and there were a few sprinkles.  Yet, it was still 62°.  Here's a picture from the turn around point of my Saturday South Mountain extravaganza.  Panorama style!


Mizuno Wave Inspire 7 Miles: 3.00
Weight: 0.00
From allie on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 14:10:35 from

hey, what is the plural of asterisk?

From Burt on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 14:55:39 from

I can't tell you. I might offend someone.

From allie on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 15:10:00 from

i really need an answer. google is broken. i just googled how to fix it and ahhhh! i can't help myself because i can't google how to help myself. help me.

From RAD on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 15:46:51 from

Allie, try bing.

Love the pic Burt! Nice recovery miles this morning, love the nice and easy!

From allie on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 15:53:45 from

what is bing? i'll google it...

From allie on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 15:53:56 from


From Smooth on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 16:07:27 from

allie ~ here:

A group of three asterisks arranged in a triangular formation ⁂ is called an asterism.

One or more asterisks may be used to strike out portions of a word to avoid offending...

Nice panaromic pic, Burt!

From Burt on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 16:09:20 from

Don't google bing! You'll open Pandora's box!!

Smooth - you're the best!

From RAD on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 16:42:32 from

Allie, sorry I made you open Pandora's box :(

From ChrisM on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 16:51:39 from

plural of asterisk (more than three)


PS The photo needs the discontinuities smoothing out so it is more continuous in the eye-norm

From flatlander on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 20:46:57 from

Thanks for the photo, makes me feel sorry for myself every time you post one of those.

From Burt on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 21:23:04 from

Chris - Cut me some slack! I only have Microsoft Paint!

Flat - I live to bring you down.

From Little Engine That Could on Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 21:37:56 from

I lived in Tucson and frequently went to Phoenix to hike South Mountain and also camel back. I miss that scenery. Keep posting those awesome pictures!

From AZDesertmonsoon on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 00:05:15 from

You should do the hidden valley loop.

From Burt on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 00:32:58 from

Deb - I've never hiked Camelback. But I had a nice view of it from my office when I worked in Phoenix.

AZDM - The Hidden Valley loop is called that for a reason. The first time I tried it, I got lost. It's not really runable.

From DaleG on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 01:03:52 from

If I'm ever in that neck of the desert, I'll run the trails with you. Looks inviting.

From The Quiet Pirate on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 11:08:31 from

How I wish I was there in that photo running the trails and looking out on that awesome view..... dream on, pirate girl, dream on....

From Rhett on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 12:23:05 from

Cool picture.

From ChrisM on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 12:34:15 from

You can fix it in paint, there is a button to change the colour of an individual pixel, only a couple of hundred pixels to fix :D

From Burt on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 12:49:40 from

Dale - You're always invited to AZ. Wait, are you Mexican?

QP - The view from the top is awesome. You can see all of downtown Phoenix including Bank One Ball Park. I know how much you love the D-backs.

Rhett - Thanks. I took like 6 pictures with my cell phone, but only ended up needing to use 3 of them.

Chris - Okay, what you just did was the opposite of cutting me some slack.

From The Quiet Pirate on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 14:16:53 from

D-backs? I'm not so sure about. T-backs? All the way!

From april27 on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 19:19:29 from

love this pic

From Burt on Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 19:38:38 from

QP - Tea bags.

April - Pretty nice, eh? Where's the snow?

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