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Training Log Archive: Torino

In the 1 days ending Aug 6, 2019:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 1:13:43 2.52(29:18) 4.05(18:12) 204
  Hiking1 19:07 0.5(38:02) 0.81(23:38) 125
  Total1 1:32:50 3.02(30:45) 4.86(19:06) 330

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Tuesday Aug 6, 2019 #

8 AM

Hiking 19:07 [3] 0.81 km (23:38 / km) +125m 13:19 / km

Early (!) hike up to the EC. Then, a coffee! No breakfast.

Orienteering race 1:13:43 [4] 4.05 km (18:12 / km) +204m 14:32 / km

Not my day, not my terrain, not my idea of orienteering fun.
I have no idea why in the world, they would even produce a map in an area like that. The map actually did not show everything that was actually in the woods. The creeks were actually really steep gullies. I mentally gave up after I couldn't find #4 which looked easy and straightforward on the map but probably wasn't awake enough to notice certain things. But I was initially always in the "neighborhood", just missed the flag which was quite hidden in big leafy shrubs. At one point, I was close to the finish and considered whether I should just give up as this would become my throw-out day anyway. However, my head would not hear of it and I did the 100m-descent to later climb it all and more back up.
Should have stuck to my resolution to never orienteer in that kind of mountainous terrain again.

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