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Training Log Archive: iansmith

In the 7 days ending Jan 15:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  Orienteering1 58:39 3.53(16:36) 5.68(10:19) 17213.9
  Running2 44:47 5.55(8:04) 8.94(5:01) 214.5
  Total2 1:43:26 9.09(11:23) 14.62(7:04) 19318.4

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Sunday Jan 15 #

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Tentative Orienteering plans for 2017, with priority races indicated with asterisks:

April 22 - West Point? It would be nice, but it's the least important of three consecutive weeks.
April 28 - *Team Trials, MNOC
May 7 - *Billygoat, Ward Pound Ridge
June 23 - *Idaho, US Champs
July 1 - *WOC?
August 4 - COCs, Ottawa
September 16 - Rochester, Letchwork
October 14 - Boulderdash?
November - *either DVOA or QOC (more likely because of Classic Champs)
November - Traverse?

Busy busy. Hopefully I'll get to travel with elements of my squad, including Kenny, Ethan, and frenemy Will.

Saturday Jan 14 #

10 PM

Running (Treadmill) 40:00 [1] 8.25 km (4:51 / km)
shoes: 201607 Asics GT1000

It was a bit cold outside, so during the Patriots-Texans playoff game, I stopped by the Goldring Centre (sic) for High Performance Sport on campus for a quick workout. My ID card hasn't been entered into the system yet, but the staff let me in, and I cruised for a scintillating forty minutes on a treadmill. I finished with 10 pullups for variety before calling it a night.

Earlier in the day, I participated in the OUSA Board meeting at Navigator Cup from the Law Library. There weren't any major decisions taken; most of the work pertaining to the allocation of effort for the year through Junior Development, Marketing and Publicity, and club services waits for us in the wings. I do think I should have ultimately voted against the Senior Team ESC's request for a minor rule change about the deadlines of paperwork submission simply because the justification was flimsy, but the matter is so procedural that it didn't deserve so much attention. I trust that people selected to the senior team will be dealt with fairly.

Fun fact: Tom Brady has more playoff wins than all but 8 NFL teams (out of 32). His playoff record (as part of the Patriots) is 23-9. Tremendous success.

Thursday Jan 12 #

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Travel day: in Toronto!

Wednesday Jan 11 #

5 PM

Running 4:47 [1] 0.69 km (6:57 / km) +21m 6:01 / km
shoes: 201606 Inov-8 Oroc 280s

Orienteering 53:38 [2] 5.37 km (10:00 / km) +172m 8:37 / km
shoes: 201606 Inov-8 Oroc 280s

I stopped in Rochester on my transit from NYC to Boston, and Linda and Rick graciously hosted me. Per their suggestion, I stopped by Mendon Ponds to run a middle distance course from the Deaf Championships. I was here in April 2008 for the Relay Championships at which I ran Orange on CSU's second team. The terrain was much more interesting than I remembered, though the coming darkness made it challenging. The muddy sides of the hills - which would be already slippery - seemed moreso due to the cold. I wonder if different layers of the mud were at different temperatures; it seemed that the surface slid readily over a subsurface layer of ice. It was a pleasant and interesting outing; I ran into (and passed) a group of mountain bikers with lamps.

Orienteering 5:01 [1] 0.32 km (15:47 / km)
shoes: 201606 Inov-8 Oroc 280s

Quick jog back to auto-san. I stopped by the main Wegman's on Monroe Ave for dinner. It was impressive.

Tuesday Jan 10 #

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(rest day)

Travel day.
Current Location: Rochester

Monday Jan 9 #

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Current location: Manhattan
Possible training camp dates that I'm organizing:
Harriman - April 7-9 or 14-16
Moreau - Memorial Day weekend?

If I were the Supreme Overlord of the Universe (IIWSOU), I would like to see at least one training camp per year in: Boston area (New Hampshire probs), Connecticut, NYC, QOCland, Georgia or NC, Seattle, BAOCland, Colorado, Chicago, Minnesota, OCIN.

Support Ed! He does lots of great stuff, basically gives his skill away to help the US community, and has a huge positive impact on our events and clubs! And apparently the national federation is too busy doing other things or something. https://www.gofundme.com/IOFHLES2017

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