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Training Log Archive: graeme

In the 1 days ending Apr 20, 2013:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 58:02 7.5(7:44) 12.07(4:48)
  Total1 58:02 7.5(7:44) 12.07(4:48)

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Saturday Apr 20, 2013 #

Orienteering race 15:45 [5] 2.3 mi (6:51 / mi)


Orienteering 12:17 [5] 2.2 mi (5:35 / mi)


Orienteering 30:00 [3] 3.0 mi (10:00 / mi)

Jogging, warm up, down etc.


This was a target race, plan was to cruise the quali and race the final.
Unfortunately, stuffed up in a trap in the quali (-1min), then couldn't find a flag hidden in a map error (-30). would have been OK in either of the other heats, but not mine :(
Ran hard and fairly clean in the tricky B-final to win by 2min (1:30 over the M45s). Felt that run would have been worth a medal. Bugger.

Objectively, I ran in the race, stuffed up, and finished way back. In a sane format that would be that. But no matter how much I deserved to fail for sh*y navigation, the fact is I actually lost out on the 1 in 3 chance of being in the wrong heat, which leaves a sore taste.
maybe I'll get my reward in ranking points - but since they never managed to sort that out last year I won't hold my breath.

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