Orienteering (Upper Dutchman) 58:13  *** 6.5 km (8:57 / km) +230m 7:37 / km
ahr:136 max:153 spiked:9/12c slept:8.0 shoes: Falcons 2018
After long walk to the start, I rested for a while then went up the start. I hadn't warmed up other than some simple stretches. I was unsure which course to do and there was no climb listed on the course length. After asking alli who couldn't tell me, I opted for the shorter medium course instead of the longer course.
I though I might run a little harder today but on the uphill I couldn't. I was feeling the altitude. The woods were very open and runners could really move. The map was under mapped (especially rock) and believe the feature symbol was the wrong size (1:15,000 symbols on a 1:10000 map). It was very nice running terrain.
As one point I came barreling down a hill to cross the road just a pickup truck was coming. I think it thought I was running to it because it pulled to a stop right where I was going to cross the road. I could see the guy in the back seat starting to roll down the window. I just said Hi as I ran by and could see the confused look on their faces. Obviously they don't see many orienteers in the forest.