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Cord C. Patient Expert

Atlanta, Georgia
A middle of the pack runner with a front of the pack mentality in search of the perfect run.
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Deferring the 2014 Houston Marathon by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The 2014 Houston Marathon did not go as perfectly planned this year. For one, the training was great up until about 4 weeks out. I changed my training plan mid-way throu ... Read on »
Writing about Running by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have been doing some writing lately. Not just on this blog, but also on the side.  It has mostly been about running marathons, racing triathlon, and general sports related ... Read on »
101 Things To Do in 2014 by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running How do you make the most of your year? A lot of times it comes from putting together a list of the things you want to do, and then knocking them out one at a time. There are ... Read on »
Taking Time Off before the Marathon by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The time off from marathon training continues. The holiday season has me running around early and late and my focus on running has, once again, taken a backburner to all t ... Read on »
Houston Marathon Training Update by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The past 2 weeks have been anything but Marathon Training. After taking a planned 5 days off from the training plan, I have added another 5 days of no running to the growi ... Read on »
Marathon Training Week 1 of 16 - Summary by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The first week of marathon training went well.  It started out a little slow on Monday and Tuesday with some tight hamstring issues that were left over from the 10k on Sat ... Read on »
Contest: Win a Custom Athlete Prayer of your Choice by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The October 2013 Contest is for a free Athlete Prayer of your choice to keep for yourself or give to a friend.  Entry in to the Contest is simple, just send me your fa ... Read on »
Houston Marathon Qualifying Times by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have a few goals for the 2014 Houston Marathon, some of which are still being put together. The first was to actually be chosen in the lottery to run. That was accom ... Read on »
Jeff and Bredes Triathlon 2013 - Race Results by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Jeff and Brede's 2013 Triathlon was the first one I have done in about a year. It was good to get out there and see where my fitness level was, and to also see ... Read on »
Running Shoe Review - 2013 Brooks Launch Review by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I started running in the Brooks Launch a few months ago. Since then I have ran hills, intervals, tempo runs, treadmill runs, and long runs over concrete, asphalt, and dir ... Read on »
How to Geta Triathlon Bike Fit by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It can be said that getting a better fit on your bike is more important than losing a few grams of weight. The power in both your downward and upward pedal stroke is cr ... Read on »
How to follow Tour de France Riders and Teams on Twitter by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This post is a quick answer on how to follow the Tour de France and all the Tour de France Riders and Teams with Twitter Accounts. I have tried to make it easy for you. Th ... Read on »
Beetroot Juice Recipe by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have been juicing for a little while now, and testing out a couple recipes to clear the taste of dirt out of the greens and roots that have been blending into frothy d ... Read on »
Beet Juice - Legal Doping Magical Root Veggie by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running If you are reading this, and have information to add to anything I have mentioned below, please feel free to leave a comment, or send me a tweet.  I am very interested i ... Read on »
Tempo Running is Fun by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Tempo running is fun.  I was able to get out and have a great run this morning 5:00am.  It was pitch black outside so I ended up running the tempo portion on a half mile out ... Read on »
Lucky Me - Lottery for Chevron Houston Marathon by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I found out today that I was one of the lucky runners to be picked to compete in the Chevron Houston Marathon.  The Marathon Field is set at 13,000 runners, which is pre ... Read on »
My Updated 2013 Triathlon Schedule by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My recent move to Houston has had me rethinking my racing plan for 2013.  Instead of making road trips each weekend back up to North Texas, I've decided to look at the gre ... Read on »
The Boston Marathon Explosion by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There was an explosion at the Boston Marathon today, bringing the race to an unthinkable and tragic end.  There are no words to explain how I feel about the incident, and I ... Read on »
Pintrest Motivation: How to use Pintrest to Motivate you to Run by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running These days, you can look to websites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, eHow, DIY, and others to gain a little perspective, knowledge, and guidance on how to build things, wh ... Read on »
Running More: How to ramp up the mileage by Cord C. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Running These past four weeks have been relatively active as I have gotten back in to running, and cycling. Still haven't made it to the pool, but I am really more interested in ... Read on »