Age: 34, Years running: 21, Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Favorite product: Fireblade
What are some of your lifetime running goals?
To keep evolving as a runner, trying new distances and race types. And someday to be that old-timer still cranking the miles.
Do you have a claim to fame?
Thwarted a running store burglary in downtown Philadelphia. The chase involved a city bus, a cab, and some barefoot running.
Do you have any vices?
I like to have a cold beer no and then
What makes you tick as a runner and in the real world?
As a runner, I love to compete, and I enjoy unearthing my running potential. In the real world, anything that makes me laugh.
What drives you to run?
To feel fit and ready myself for a race.
What is your favorite movie?
My Cousin Vinny
Do you have any nicknames? Explain:
Burnzie. easy enough.
What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?
80 hours. Competed in a waterslide marathon. No, I didn't win - 4th.
If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?
Pennsylvania. I've become a product of my surroundings. And PA does have it all.
What did you have for lunch yesterday?
Roast beef sandwich
If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?
Mostly scrammbled words that only I can understand with some snapshots of my desires.
What really scares you about trail running?
nothing, except that maybe the trail will become a parking lot someday.
If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?
Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?
What’s your worst encounter on the trail?
stayed out there a bit too long, and lost the light to see. stumbled home through the weeds.