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Training Log Archive: Gswede

In the 1 days ending Jan 6:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  Orienteering1 2:18:40 10.47(13:15) 16.85(8:14) 90018c41.6
  Running1 30:00 3.11(9:39) 5.0(6:00) 1206.0
  Total2 2:48:40 13.58(12:25) 21.85(7:43) 102018c47.6

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Friday Jan 6 #

Running warm up/down 30:00 [2] 5.0 km (6:00 / km) +120m 5:21 / km

11 AM

Orienteering 2:18:40 [3] **** 16.85 km (8:14 / km) +900m 6:30 / km
18c

WOC Long

Not sure what to write about this one. I had hoped to run sub-2 hours, but I didn't manage it today. The blueberries were thicker than I expected and the ice made running down the cliffs treacherous. But overall this was a reminder that I currently don't have the fitness to attack and perform in a WOC long.

Some things to take away from this course:

-Harriman is beautiful. It's everything you'd want in great orienteering terrain (including the hills). This area is such a beneficial resource that the US orienteering community has. Not to be taken for granted.

-I need to smooth my routes. The GPS track shows too much time and distance wasted while moving forward. Assertiveness needed in the woods.

-It was surprising how well I was reading the map. For most of my orienteering life, it's been my navigational ability that's held me back, but today it was physical fitness.

-I'm even more convinced that, whenever I move to back to the states, I'll need to live in this area.

Part 1:
https://goo.gl/photos/2QtZhSYetitQWKdH6

Part 2:
https://goo.gl/photos/DCr14H5dgaPN9BiH9

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