Orienteering tempo 45:20  6.71 km (6:46 / km) +161m 6:02 / km
shoes: VJ Bold (2018)
Norwegian Spring pre-run - D21E
Thought I would be refreshed after yesterday's easy day but I was still shattered. Quite lazy moving through the terrain and felt like I was constantly fighting, in fact you can imagine me battling with the trees. Now imagine the trees winning. Trees are pretty inanimate, but they seemingly still found the momentum to constantly slap me across the face and stab me across my whole body. This resulted in probably the highest swearing rate I've ever achieved.
Technically I was pretty sound, but I know this area quite well now so it would be strange if I wasn't. And it was relatively nice in the cleaner sections of forest, especially in the morning sun. Also saw a moose which overtook me on a track, running much quicker than me, pretty funny site.
Happy to finish though, and stay ahead (just) of the D21E leaderboard by the end of the day. Need to figure out how to make my legs feel a bit quicker, and running to feel less heavy before the next set of races. And cutting back on training, at least before the main races, isn't the solution.