Orienteering race 54:45 *** 3.88 km (14:06 / km) +141m 11:56 / km
ahr:114 max:159 spiked:12/13c slept:7.5 (injured) shoes: 2012 MT101 Green
My hamstring was pretty sore, but Dennis loaned me a very nice neoprene thigh support and I cinched it pretty tight. More troublesome was my foot which I seem to have wrenched and bruised yesterday. So the plan was to pick up my map, go to a control or two, and walk at a pace that wasn't too stressful. See what happens. And not too awful, so I kept going, walking every step, not too fast.
1 was fine, just down the spur. 2 a bit long, some green to deal with. Caught up to Sandy, although what really happened was she had caught me. Trail around to where I could contour in. A little longer, but an easier attack. On the way to 3 I drifted a little left to check a rock along the way, but corrected fine. Sandy caught up and passed. 4-6 fine, saw the flags from a distance. 7 got into the right reentrant, but way more cliffs there, and spent a lot of time checking various ones. Finally got it from below. Probably lost about 4 minutes there. 8 was fine. 9 I followed bare rock a bit too long and a bit too far right. Saw the powerline and then bounced back. Again saw the flag before the feature. 10 ok on compass, seeing the bare rock opening up and the flag long before I got there. 11, 12 fine, except tired and getting hung up a lot in vines. 13 and F fine, except a stream of runners going by.
Tired and sore. No appreciable additional harm done. Seems unlikely that I will be doing any more orienteering in the next month or so. Next job is to try to get healed enough to run in Germany.