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Training Log Archive: smittyo

In the 7 days ending Oct 12, 2015:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  Orienteering2 4:00:55 8.55(28:11) 13.76(17:31) 335780.7
  Walking1 15:0015.0
  Total3 4:15:55 8.55 13.76 335795.7
  [1-5]3 4:15:23

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Sunday Oct 11, 2015 #

9 AM

Orienteering race 1:57:35 intensity: (1:25 @1) + (19:37 @2) + (59:05 @3) + (37:28 @4) **** 7.1 km (16:34 / km) +185m 14:39 / km
ahr:141 max:166 shoes: Inov8 xtalon 212 B

Boulder Dash Day 2 Green
This was more trail running and I didn't make a big mistake. From 6 to 7 ran the trail and then intended to go back out to the trail from 7 to 8. I never went far enough, but was afraid I had missed it and passed it, so was confused for a while until I hit the stone wall. Then I figured out where I was and attacked from there. So that split was slow. I also messed up at the end going from 12 to 13. I just wanted to get out to the trail quickly and headed due south. When I hit the trail I just started running and missed that there was a trail junction. Went the wrong way heading back toward the start and then figured it out and went back.

Saturday Oct 10, 2015 #

10 AM

Orienteering race 2:03:20 intensity: (32 @0) + (1:47 @1) + (29:50 @2) + (1:10:58 @3) + (20:13 @4) **** 4.14 mi (29:47 / mi) +150m 26:47 / mi
ahr:136 max:165 shoes: Inov8 xtalon 212 B

Boulder Dash, Day 1 Green.
Yikes! I lost 15 minutes on one control. I started off poorly by not realizing that the streamers to the first control were for everyone and not just for the white course, so I was slower than I should have been. At number six, I came in just below the control but thought I was above, so went down and then had to correct. Also head trouble from seven to eight because I misread up and down. I was convinced I was going east and downhill to the pond until I passed a stream flowing the other way. That made it all make sense. Big muck-up at number 12. I attacked from the trail and thought that I was being careful to approach up the reentrant, but things weren't making sense. I figured I was too far west, so when I started hitting marshes, I corrected by going east. It never managed to make sense and I bailed back to the trail and attacked again from the large boulder. When I finally saw my track I can see that I was actually too far east the entire time. The reentrant I wanted must not have been as obvious as I anticipated.

Wednesday Oct 7, 2015 #

3 PM

Walking 15:00 [1]

Short hike in Acadia National Park

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