JT-Blog 2020

Jack “JT” Norton

Florida’s Fastest 5k FloDash event 2022

Last edit: 1-23-2022: content, grammar, and structure. – Here is my social media posting. Works for me 😃 🏆 5k – 3rd in my age group – 21st all runners @flodashevents (Facebook) I held a six-minute pace for three fricking miles, Hell yeah! #oldguysrule Personal best coming in was 22:04 safe to safe that one […]

Chapter 17 January 2022

Last Edit: 1-23-22: (Jan 1 – Jan 31) I have reached some goals but now it is time to make the next change and focus a bit more on my work. I need to figure out how to combine the two and manage my days better. A plan that includes the routines that I can […]

Book of Boba Fett Disney

Last edit : 1-19-22 (WARNING : bad language) I have always been a Star Wars fan and have seen every movie good or bad on the day of its release. This includes the Original three all the way up through to these Disney streaming shows. Good or bad I have seen them and some I […]

Personal Best and other stuff.

Last update 1-22-2022: I pulled this off my chapter postings, to reduce clutter on those pages. The photo above is from a 2019 kayaking trip, Cave Run Lake in Kentucky. I spent 8hrs on the North shore of the lake back in 2019, would like to go back again was a great location. Personal Best […]

XDA RACING SERIES 2022 LOCKED IN

LOCKED IN: Platinum Fleet Repair April 22-24 MDIR / MTC Engineering May 20-22 MDIR / FuelTech June 17-19 MDIR / WPCG 95.5FM July 22-24 MDIR / Bike Bash Aug 26-28 Vmp / DME Racing Sep 23-25 MDIR Schnitz Racing IS BACK AS OUR official HOSTING partner for all six XDA events in 2022. The XDA […]

A1 Cycles 2022 with JT

What an AWESOME way to start the new year because I’m excited to announce a brand-new 2022 partnership with the Try and Keep Up family! A1 Cycles.net and JT Try and Keep Up 2022! (Motorcycle shown in photo was built by A1 Cycles) Website: http://www.a1cycles.netFacebook: A1 Cycles.netInstagram: @a1mike Wow, where to start? The company is […]

Insulting company wokeness!

Last edit 1-18-22: This shit clearly rubbed me the wrong way, because I see so many deserving people dedicated to their fitness online that should have this corporate endorsement. I’m not a competitive fitness guru, professional racer, or runner so this is not some kind of jealousy thing. Endorsing someone like me would not be […]

2022 Program Partnerships almost complete

Hosting partnership locks in dates killjaked35mm@hotmail.com (1) .000 1st to perfect bonus for the racers applies to any event I have a host partner for. Except for the NHRA because their media rules do not allow it and my role there is much different than other events. (2) 1st come first serve on availability. Locked […]

2022 Balch Racing

I’m honored to announce that Michael Balch Balch Racing and JT/ Try and Keep Up  are together again in 2022 Balch Racing had a stellar season and became the AHDRA  2021 Nitro Funny Bike Championship race team.    This will be our third year together, and Michael’s progress is impressive. This man is extremely hard-working, […]

Back Story Tink Tink 2015

IDBL Racing Series 2015JOEY GLADSTONE DME Racing Tink Tink Photo Backstory; This shot was captured at 3/4 track Maryland International Raceway. I was training the camera along with Joey but leading the bike just a bit. I do this because when he accerlates the bike can jump out of frame and or blur. During this […]

Galleries & Viewing Options

Last update 1-13-2022: For those of you looking for prints or a gift for a friend or loved one. Here are some options, and the proceeds go back into my program. If you know I have something of you that is not shown please email me at jaked35mm@hotmail.com. Messaging me via social media is NOT […]

JT Places

Last update 1-12-22 JT Modified :something I saw online, Visiting all 50 states is something that everyone would love to do, but studies show that out of 50 states, eight is the average number most people have visited. Sadly, many never leave the state in which they were born. Now as mentiones the average is […]

Chapter 16: 455 to 485 DigIn and GoAgain

Last Update 1-02-2022 Last Chapter, I will be ending these on Jan 2nd, 2022 will be the final day of logging. The reason I chose this date is it will be one day after the first-ever official run I have done. Previous Chapter 15: 425 to 455 Show up or Shut Up Currently on Chapter […]

JT Sessions 2k21

Last Update: 12-20-2021: ** My 45min morning home routine, calories burn numbers are NOT calculated into the ones to show below, since I don’t track them for my morning sessions. I do not use energy drinks or energy supplements and don’t see the need since I’m not competing in races. I want to hit my […]

Chapter 15: 425 to 455 ShowUp or ShutUp.

Last Update 12-31-12 more details WHY do all this? “If your not going to challenge yourself at something at anything, then why are you breathing?” Previous Chapter 14: 395 – 425 5.0 Keep on Booking Next Chapter 16: 455 to 485 DigIn GoAgain 12-16-2021 Day 455: Event Day 1 Orlando Speed-world Dragway Grinchmas Event. Also […]

Sipsey National Forest JT-2021

Last edit 12-26-21: My travels have taken to a lot of different places and Sipsey Wildlife Refuge was a new location I made it to in 2021. It is located in Bankhead National forest but what I could find online was seriously fricking vague. The camp grounds were hard to locate, descriptions or reviews were […]

KAYAKING

Last Update: 12-26-21 NOTE: Title image is from 2021 Ocoee Lake, Tennessee (Spent 4 nights 5 days camping in the area) – go pro selfie. A kayaking trip for me is a minimum of four hours. Many locations are shown I have done more than once over the years: I probably have missed a few […]

BANKS LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

Last edit : 12-31:21 I plan on returning to this location and each visit will get noted on this posting. These 2021 trips were made possible by the support of Energycoil 2021. BANKS LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE was established in 1985, Banks Lake has more than 4,000 acres of freshwater wetland made up of open […]

Chapter 14: 395 – 425 Keep on Booking

Last edit 12-31-21 “I enjoy the process more than anything else.” – JT Previous Chapter 13: 365 to 395 Try or Try Not Next Chapter 15: 425 to 455 Show up or Shut Up 11-15-2021 Day 425: Rest day 8.31 km – walk only but pushed the pace to get it as low as possible […]

Try and Keep Up! Podcast 2022 Season Two

Try and Keep Up! Podcast 2022 Season Two (as of 11-5-2021) Android: https://tryandkeepup.buzzsprout.com/ Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/try-and-keep-up/id1583303146 If I do not have sustaining partnerships for 2022, the remaining sessions will air as they are loaded but no additional sessions will follow. The podcast are setup so that if anything happens to me they will remain in place. […]

2021 and 2022 Try and Keep Up Podcast

Try and Keep Up Season One: will close on December 30 2021 and is available for Apple and Android users Androidhttps://tryandkeepup.buzzsprout.com/ Applehttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/try-and-keep-up/id1583303146 Coming up next… courtesy of Energy Coil and Hard Times Parts and Service. October 26th 2021 Larry McBride our second conversation will air at 8am. November 2nd 2021 the first of two converstions […]

Real Happenings October 18th, 2021

Real Happenings : for context – When not driving around the country for events, I have set work out session and goals to do when back home, using the same portion of trail near my home. Now it has been well over a year of doing this so we “trail regulars” know each other, in […]

Chapter 13: 365 to 395 Try or Try Not

Last content update 1-21-22, edit poor wording, general edits and adding more detail. Previous Chapter 12: Light – End -Tunnel 330-365! Next Chapter 14: 395 – 425 5.0 Keep on Booking 10-14-2021:Day 395 Daily Steps: 21,376 Shenandoah National Park. Big Meadow campsite. #2 This was an amazing day and the weather was beautiful. The season […]


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