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Training Log Archive: markg

In the 1 days ending Apr 7, 2019:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 1:29:45 7.58(11:50) 12.2(7:21) 450
  Running1 12:00 1.24(9:39) 2.0(6:00)
  Total1 1:41:45 8.82(11:32) 14.2(7:10) 450

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Sunday Apr 7, 2019 #

10 AM

Running warm up/down 12:00 [3] 2.0 km (6:00 / km)
shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider 22

Orienteering race 1:29:45 [4] 12.2 km (7:21 / km) +450m 6:13 / km
ahr:155 max:173 (sick) shoes: Mizuno Wave Rider 22

ACT League at Badja. Had been looking forward to this but didn't quite pan out for me today. A head cold hit last night, then I forgot to pack my O shoes (ran in my cushioned road shoes) and forgot to take ventolin before running. The road shoes went okay though I was slow and tentative in places. The lack of ventolin didn't go so well and my effort was really limited, particularly in the 1st half. My orienteering was okay-ish. Felt strangely confident that I was going to hit things and generally did (perhaps because I was going so slow :D ) but had a few sloppy moments where it showed that my head wasn't quite in it.

Best moment of the race was at #14: I switched off early in the leg, made a parallel error and had only a rough idea of my location. Relocation strategy was to head up onto a spur where there were some knolls and big rocks and work out my location somewhere along it as I continued toward the control. I laughed out loud when I relocated by running straight into the control a couple of minutes later. Was only 3.5 min slower than Andrew on that leg when it could have been a hilariously bad error.

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