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Training Log Archive: kissy

In the 7 days ending Jan 6, 2019:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 1:32:19 4.54(20:20) 7.31(12:38) 243
  Running2 1:20:10 6.16(13:01) 9.91(8:05) 53
  Strength Training1 1:00:00
  Total4 3:52:29 10.7 17.22 296

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Sunday Jan 6, 2019 #

11 AM

Orienteering 1:32:19 [3] 7.31 km (12:38 / km) +243m 10:50 / km

I knew the stated climb of 165m was wrong before even seeing the course. That's just not possible at Fountainhead, and I was right. There's always a lot of climb here, but I still decided to run Green. I made two bad route choices, to #1 (I wasn't in the mood to climb right out of the start, so opted for the way-around trail route) and #2 (never saw the better trail option), but then pulled it together. A little bit of confusion at #9 when I couldn't figure out the trails and rides.

I felt fine physically, just slow on the hills. I also fell just one time...at registration! I tripped over the picnic table legs and went down hard, in front of an audience, of course. I skinned my knee pretty badly and it hurt during my run. I'm such a klutz.

Saturday Jan 5, 2019 #

2 PM

Running 43:00 [3] 3.02 mi (14:14 / mi) +35m 13:45 / mi

I went to Great Falls, VA, thinking it would be open with no fee, but no...it was closed. So I moved on to Riverbend. I hadn't been there for years since I'm not sure, but I don't think QOC has events there any longer.

It was a slow, easy run along the Potomac because the trails was alternately muddy and sandy. It looked like the heavy rains we've had this year has wreaked a bit of havoc on the park.

It was drizzling when I started, but as I reached the turning point, the sun broke through.

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Thursday Jan 3, 2019 #

Strength Training 1:00:00 [3]

Body Pump

Tuesday Jan 1, 2019 #

Note

What a difference 1.75 years make.

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10 AM

Running 37:10 [3] 3.14 mi (11:50 / mi) +19m 11:37 / mi

Reston New Year's Day 5K

I had so much fun at the Turkey Trot 5K in Omaha that I thought I'd do another one. I had signed up for this before I got shingles, but I still went ahead and ran it since I paid for it. It didn't feel great, but it was nice to be out and get a run accomplished. I think I'm on the upswing.

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