Orienteering race 1:03:29  5.6 mi (11:20 / mi) +250m 9:57 / mi
CSC Heat - Guisecliffe
Really enjoyed this.
Perhaps need to drop my casual attitude though, such as stopping for a wee twice and admiring the view on the moor.
Hit 1-4 spot on, which helps enjoyment factor
Confused by abundance of rocks at 5 compared to what was shown on map.
Good route up to path and hit 6 well.
Overshot 7, failed to recognise knoll
8 good line, 9 walked most of it but accurate
Used compass (yes really) to 10 but overshot to a boulder beyond.
Turned round and there it was 30m behind me.
Calves burning trying to run through heather, stayed on path as far as poss to 11, but a bit too far and had to back track.
12 was good, 13 very good.
Had overshot 14 slightly, wasn't far away but someone else came along which gave the game away or I'll admit I could have kept going.
15,16 fine, 17 should have gone north but followed south path but crossed stream to northernmost crossing point, should have stayed south once I'd gone that way. Entered wrong gully but soon realised.
Aimed for path junction to to south on way to 18, thought I'd hit it spot on so carried straight on, turns out I'd hit junction of path and ride, only realising when I saw the start boxes ahead of me. Though this turned into a nice angle into the control. Faffed around poorly at 19 not spotting pit a few feet away.
Fast to 20, cracked shin on tree but made it to 21 and home.
4th home for AIRE which isn't bad by my standards.