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Training Log Archive: depot

In the 7 days ending Apr 3, 2016:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering 3 3:01:18 9.51 15.316 /19c84%
  Running 5 2:46:00 19.01 30.59
  Stretching 6 1:20:00
  Yoga1 40:00
  Misc. 2 30:00
  Total6 8:17:18 28.52 45.8916 /19c84%

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Sunday Apr 3, 2016 #

Orienteering race 1:00:30 [5] *** 6.3 km (9:36 / km)
spiked:16/19c shoes: Inov-8 Mudclaw

Yes! Finally! A good race this weekend! And this was after a hectic morning, getting me to the park 8 minutes before my start, and to the start a whole 90 seconds before the start, as Erin can attest to. I'm glad he gave me the advice of "keep it calm and slow the first few controls" or I would've just sprinted after I hit start and probably had a repeat of yesterday. I took it slow so I could read the map well in controls 2-5 and got some confidence and had an awesome run. I took some clues from yesterday and really paid attention to the map, and was proud of my navigation.
For breakfast I had 1 pop tart 4 hours before my start and a doughnut 2.5 hours before, combine that with being late, I'd say it was a successful day.

Running warm up/down 3:00 [4]

Race against the clock to the start

Misc. 20:00 [3]

Spike ball, weird game which I have no talent for, like at all

Stretching 10:00 [3]

Saturday Apr 2, 2016 #

Orienteering race 1:26:00 [5] 6.3 km (13:39 / km)
shoes: Inov-8 Mudclaw

Didn't enjoy the thorns, but who am I to complain. Most of my mistakes started small and I turned them into big ones, so something to take note of for tomorrow. So in conclusion, it was an average race.

Orienteering 15:00 [1]

In the woods training with Izzy and some FUMAers, picked up on a few things

Misc. 10:00 [3]

Setting up the finish chute with Mike, David x2 and the Hertels in the rain and wind, which stopped when we were done

Stretching 10:00 [3]

Friday Apr 1, 2016 #

Running warm up/down 5:00 [3] 0.5 mi (10:00 / mi)
shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider 19

Stretching warm up/down 20:00 [3]

Orienteering race 19:48 [5] 2.7 km (7:20 / km)
shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider 19

So before I even talk about the race, let me preface this by telling what I was doing before the race. At school, mom had to call to release me from school, so about 20 minutes before she would call, I text her to see if she had called the school yet, and 10 minutes later, no answer. So I was starting to get worried and text her again, and again, then 2 minutes before I was supposed to leave, she responded. Ok so I'm out, but I agreed to take two other people from the middle school. I was nervous that I wouldn't be allowed to sign them out, I don't know how the middle school sign out system worked. But that wasn't a problem, and now I have two dependants, so if anything happens to them, it's my fault, so I was worried about that in general. And it was the first time I took myself to a big meet. And before all this, my family's having a hard time recently on multiple fronts (don't ask please), and didn't know I was even going to get to run this weekend. So with all that out there, it sounds like a lot of unneeded worrying.
On the first leg of the race, I messed up, partly because of the scale, and partly I don't know what, then lost confidence, so I was slow, making sure I was doing the right thing, then messed up 16, after I felt like I got some confidence back.
I thought the sprint in the woods was interesting, in the few sprints I've done, they've all been on campus.

Wednesday Mar 30, 2016 #

Stretching 20:00 [3]

Running warm up/down 20:00 [3] 2.5 mi (8:00 / mi)
shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider 19

Half and half

Running intervals 20:00 [5] 2.75 mi (7:16 / mi)
shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider 19

Originally supposed to be 3 sets 3x400 with 1:30 rest and 4 minutes between sets but ended up being 2 sets 3x400 and one 400 and 2x200 times were

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I was all over the place the first set but settled in after that. I was definitely tired after this

Tuesday Mar 29, 2016 #

Running 50:00 [3] 5.26 mi (9:30 / mi)
shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider 19

Yoga 40:00 [3]

More intense, and a little weirder

Stretching 5:00 [3]

Monday Mar 28, 2016 #

Stretching 15:00 [3]

Running 1:00:00 [3] 7.0 mi (8:34 / mi)
shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider 19

Boring windy chilly run in town

Running 8:00 [3] 1.0 mi (8:00 / mi)
shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider 19

After the long run we did four laps of stride outs for 100m, easy 100 fast 100 and easy 100. It was getting a little difficult towards the end

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