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Steven L. Patient Expert

Hillsboro, Oregon
I'm a happily married father of two daughters who works in the healthcare industry and who likes endurance sports. I'm a 2x Ironman Finisher and 12X marathoner who's trying to stay healthy and get faster as I get older. Follow along as I swim the yards, pedal the miles, and strap on the... Full Bio
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World Cup Sportsbooks by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon As we are edging ever closer to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil the large range of online World Cup sportsbooks are opening ever more betting markets - especially so since ... Read on »
2012 Portland Marathon Report Out by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 26.2-miles in 3:16:04 @ 7:29/m pace. #19 of 373 M45-49 #192 of 3,158 Males #215 of 6,518 Overall finishers The weather was perfect with clear skies and no wind f ... Read on »
Ironman Canada Report Out by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Sunday I completed Ironman Canada which was Ironman Finish #5 for me. I love that event! Penticton is a wonderful town to spend a few days in and the event is run perfectly. ... Read on »
RAMROD 2012 by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I recently completed R.A.M.R.O.D. which is Ride Around Mt. Rainier in One Day. A buddy and I rode our bikes 154-miles, climbed 10,000+ feet, and averaged right at 17-m ... Read on »
Portland Rev3 Half-Ironman Report Out by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Yesterday I completed the Rev3 Half-Ironman and it was over 90* at the finish. Ouch. But given the bike course and the heat during the run I'm pleased with my result! 5:4 ... Read on »
PDX R&R Half-Marathon Results by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I ran the inaugural Portland Rock & Roll Half-Marathon on Sunday. Ran this one with no speedwork or specific training for it...just ran it for fun and using residual ... Read on »
Vernonia Marathon Result by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Yesterday I ran my 21st marathon! The Vernonia Marathon starts in the tiny little towb of Vernonia, OR. and end in the tiny little town of Banks, OR. The start was 34* an ... Read on »
Update time by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season! I thought I'd drop in with a quick race update, my new bike and a cool pair of shoes! First the race...today I ... Read on »
2011 Portland Marathon Race Report by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 26.2-miles in 3:08:26 @ 7:11/m pace #10 of 462 in the M45-49 Age Group #165 of 8,277 finishers #155 of 3,959 male finishers I just completed marathon #20 and it ... Read on »
Races, Socks, and Ironman #5 by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon While I haven’t been posting here, I have been training and racing lately so I thought I’d pop in with an update. After some recovery time from Iron ... Read on »
2011 Ironman Coeur d'Alene Race Report by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I thought I'd pop in here for a quick minute and post a race report. Hope you are all doing well! Without further ado... For those that just want the stats… Athlete n ... Read on »
Shutting it down... by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon After nearly six years of regular blogging I'm going to shut it down. I'd like to say I'm taking a break and will be back again, but I'm not yet sure that that is the ca ... Read on »
Been Awhile! by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Wow. I’ve really neglected my blog of late. Believe it or not I’ve been too busy to even find a few minutes to update this thing until just now! Since it’s been so long si ... Read on »
Still Rollin'... by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Wow. I haven’t posted on here in a while so it seems. I may have been neglecting my blog, but I have not been neglecting my workouts or other things that interest me ( ... Read on »
Workouts, the NBA and Wars by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I’ve been following the Endurance Nation Out Season Plan for just over two weeks now and so far I’m liking it. I like the fact that I don’t have to spend tons of time ju ... Read on »
Let's go... by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I very much enjoyed my two-week hiatus from all things cardio after the marathon. All of the little aches and pains that had developed over the course of my 2010 racing ... Read on »
Columbia Gorge Marathon Race Report by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Stats26.2-miles in 3:10:59 @ 7:14/m pace 5th place Overall 1st place M45-49 Age Group Last spring when I signed up for the Columbia River Gorge Marathon I saw on the ... Read on »
Viva Las…Race Week! by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It’s been busy since my last post! My wonderful wife and I made a jaunt down to Las Vegas for some unwinding and some hot sunshine. I’ve also gotten down to the last few ... Read on »
Two weeks and then two weeks! by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I’ve been training or racing either running races or triathlons since February of this year. And in two weeks I will run the Columbia Gorge Marathon which will be my 18th ma ... Read on »
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained by Steven L. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon As endurance athletes we tend to find something that works or we like and stick with it for good or bad. Most of the time that is OK, but every once in a while it is good to ... Read on »