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JT-Blog 2020

Jack “JT” Norton

Run, Ride, Live 300-330

Last Update 7-29-2021, (Header Image is from a cycle ride I took on an Abandoned turnpike, June 2021 Pennsylvania) My routines are not written in stone, and the events I do require that I modify them at times. I keep track of data because I just prefer to use metrics, this is what works for … Read More

Try And Keep Up! Podcast

Updated: 7-29-2021 : Try & Keep Up! THE PODCAST is live!!!! Podcast channel partnerships are now available and can include your company branding and mid-session 30sec-ad insert on all sessions at a full partnership level. I can create an ad or you can provide us an ad spot to be read on your behalf. I … Read More

Personal Best and other stuff.

Last update 7-17-2021: I pulled this off my daily blogs for my routines, to reduce clutter on those pages. The photo above is from a 2019 kayaking trip, Cave Run Lake in Kentucky. Spent 8 hours on the north shore of the lake. I do not really pay much attention to data by miles anymore, … Read More

My First 20K June 2021

I figured why not share this experience to help others find ways to do it or not do it for themselves. If you love pain like so many of us that run harder than most, then let’s go. Now for the record, before any nitwits, try and say, “but JT said I could do it”…. … Read More

Fact or Fiction Lincoln and slavery.

Meme Suggesting Abraham Lincoln would not have freed slaves if he had the option. He understood his position and limitations because of how the constitution was written at the time. The meme is false because it takes a small segment of what he wrote “said” and takes it out of context. It creates a false … Read More

Digging In PushN on! 270-300

Last Update 7-2-2021, my routines are not written in stone and the events do require that I make modifications to them at times. I pay attention to my body and how’s it’s recovering and don’t push it. I would rather skip a day than not be able to run or ride at all. I focus … Read More

JT Sessions 2k21

Last Update: 7-13-2021: ** My 1hr morning routine and new 15 minute afternoon weight session (began in July) is not calculated into these numbers but does include cycling. September and October  2020 – was not using the fitness watch for these months. December 2020 Calories Burn 42,171 Distance: 987.73km November 2020 Calories Burn 32,926 Distance: … Read More

RoadTripN and Events 240-270

Last Update 5-29-2021, my routines are not written in stone and the events usually tend to throw a monkey wrench into my plans. I pay attention to my body and how’s it’s recovering. I focus on getting it done right but from time to time will take a complete rest day. Too clear everything out … Read More

XDA FIRST TO PERFECT .OOO

Last Update 5-25-21: Mechanicsville, Maryland with the 27th annual PFR Spring Nationals on April 23-25, 2021 First to perfect .000 JTNorton 100.00 cash bonus 2021 winners page! ww.jtnorton.com @schnitzracing / @dragbikecom 2021 : #tryandkeepup #jtnortoncom  Next up is 35th annual MTC Engineering Summer Nationals on May 21-23, 2021! First to .000 Saturday First to .000 Sunday … Read More

Switching Gears 210-240

Last Update 4-30-2021, my routines are not written in stone. I pay attention to my body and how’s it’s recovering. I focus on getting it done right but from time to time will take a complete rest day. Too clear everything out and come into the next day ready to go at it again. – … Read More

JT April 2021 AHDRA / Cycling

last edit 4-20-21: Event AHDRA: Atlanta Dragway 500 E. Ridgeway Rd. Commerce, GA 30529 Two Day Event Cycling Location: Rockdale River Trail Monastery of the Holy Spirt trailhead. 2625 Highway 212 SW Conyers, GA 30094 Distance 34.11km / Temp: 12c Humid: 88% / Average Pace: 22.7km/h / Max Pace: 60.7km/h #ridecannondale #tryandkeepup #jtnortoncom I got … Read More

REMINDER JT 2021

JT/ TAKU! 2021Keep in mind; I’m not a reporter or an official track photographer. I’m here to support and promote because, for some weird reason, I get a kick out of running around like a crazy person. (But there is a method to what I do) “What is said between us stays between us.” I … Read More

April Running 2k21

JT Fitness Information Most cyclists/runners don’t do their routines like this, and I’m not training for any race or event. There is a personal aspect to all this, but that story is for another day. In a Nutt shell… I’m doing this for myself and have set goals to help keep myself motivated. It also … Read More

DropBars and BookN’ It! 180-210

Last update 3-31-21: Chapter 1: 21 Day Self Goal 01-30 / Chapter 2: Bike on 30-60 / Chapter 3: Keep On KeepN 61-90 / Chapter 4: KeepN Up! 91–120, Chapter 5: PushN On 120–150 / Chapter 6: TryN and Still Flyin 150-180 / Chapter 7: DropBars and BookN it! 180-210 / Chapter 8: Switching Gears … Read More

LSR Nitro Harley ManCup March 2021

JT / Try & Keep Up! partnership family includes some outstanding companies and teams. Another member of our family stepped it up this past weekend. We want to give a massive shout-out to Walter Halonski and LSR Nitro Harley / Lucas Oil for making it to the Man CupNitrous Express Pro Open finals. Now we … Read More

Wally Davis Mancup March 2021

The JT / Try & Keep Up Family! would like to take a moment and recognize Wally Davis. Mr. Davis was still going at it late into Sunday and making people work like hell to get a win lights from him. Wally competes in numerous classes and is always a tough opponent to face off … Read More

Pablo Gonzalez Team JT/TAKU!

The JT / Try & Keep Up! 2021 partnership team includes the one and only Pablo Gonzalez of Pablo Gonzalez Racing. Now we were with Pablo’s for his debut in a pro stock motorcycle at the 2021 NHRA Gatornationals just a couple of weekends ago, where he did a fantastic job working with Gann Custom … Read More

March 7th 2021 A good day! Day 185

Sunday Morning, 3-7-2021, I was trying to decide where to go for my day of riding. My brother was home with my mom, so I did not have to get in a hurry to get back. I was coming off back-to-back recovery days after mishandling one of my 10-mile runs on the 4th. I was … Read More

TryN and Flyin 150 -180 days

Last update 02-28-2021: “Stop complaining and listening to the noise and enjoy your life, Find your happiness and don’t let it go of it.” – JT Chapter 1: 21 Day Self Goal 01-30 / Chapter 2: Bike on 30-60 / Chapter 3: Keep On KeepN 61-90 / Chapter 4: KeepN Up! 91–120, Chapter 5: PushN … Read More

JT-Partnerships 2021

(last update 02-23-2020) I’m pleased to announce that many of my 2020 partnerships are with my program for 2021. Our program will be on the Midway for all Seven XDA events. Our host partner for this series is Schnitz Racing. The XDA series averages over 600 racers per event and routinely tops off at 800 … Read More

Suzuki Hayabusa 2022 Gen3

Pricing for the 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa starts at $18,599 and “all new” motorcycle that Suzuki claims they have changed over 500 parts. Suzuki claims the 2022 Hayabusa is quicker in an 1/8-mile drag race and from a standing start to 62 mph (100 km/h). The 1/8-mile time drops a tenth to 6.8 seconds, and the … Read More

Survivors Chapter 2

Survivors Chapter 2 (PG-13) I have several chapters done. Author Note: I began writing this in mid-2010, It was long before TWD (TV show) came out. I’m an old guy and was more into Evil Dead, Army of Darkness and Night of the Living dead. …Running full tilt around a corner, he only got a … Read More

New Shirts 2021

(last update 2-07-2021) MORE Shirts and hoodies are being ordered – These are being done on a Gilden Soft-style ring-spun shirt and will be a lot more comfortable than a traditional tee. Since many of the racers and their families have been requested the large JT logo with the lady in the T, I have … Read More


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