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Training Log Archive: Sandy

In the 7 days ending Jun 30, 2013:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  map hiking2 7:11:00172.4
  orienteering1 2:26:48 4.23(34:45) 6.8(21:35) 21558.7
  cardio1 1:00:20 1.42(42:30) 2.29(26:24) 324.1
  hiking1 48:2019.3
  walking1 48:10 1.71(28:05) 2.76(17:27) 9214.5
  strength & stretching1 22:008.8
  Total6 12:36:38 7.36 11.85 310297.8

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Sunday Jun 30, 2013 #

orienteering 2:26:48 [3] 6.8 km (21:35 / km) +215m 18:38 / km

Red course at HR. I thought the course was fabulous and the map unbelievably accurate for being 35 years old. I walked just about the whole course knowing that I was on tired legs and perhaps that saved me from making mistakes since I was always pretty much where I thought I was. I was only slighty off on #2 when I started looking a little too far north not reading the broad reentrant correctly, #4 when I got fooled by an extra clearing to the southwest, and #5 when I started down a parallel ridge but quickly realized I wasn't really on a spur and bounced over to the correct one not really loosing much time. Other than that the controls were exactly where I expected them to be. I was being careful and as a result felt really confident and things were looking just as I expected them to.

I thought the woods were glorious but I was apparently in a minority of one.

Didn't really feel tired but glad there was water at three controls (I drank at all of them) and glad that I took some shot blocks with me.

Saturday Jun 29, 2013 #

map hiking 3:56:00 [3]

Another outing to FCN. Found lots more nice woods and only had a few quibbles with the map. Another two outings and I'll be ready to start streamering I think. I know where the good woods are for the most part and now just need to check some places where I may need to take the blue and possibly red courses to get the distance I need.

Tripped rather badly near the end prompting me to call it a day and hike up the hill to my car instead of doing another loop that I was debating about doing.

Getting gnats stuck in my eyes when I blink is really gross; it was happening fairly regularly. At least those were the only annoying bugs.

Friday Jun 28, 2013 #

map hiking 3:15:00 [3]

Meandering around FCN. Saw lots of nice woods again but also a few fern covered hillsides. Hard to find platforms and boulders and visualize what it'll look like in November - especially in the places where the ferns were up to my waist.

Nowhere near as miserable as last time - guess it was a good bit cooler and not as humid. It was definitely just as buggy! Those little gnats would not stay out of my eyes.

Wednesday Jun 26, 2013 #

4 PM

cardio 1:00:20 [3] 1.42 mi (42:30 / mi) +3m 42:13 / mi
ahr:121 max:134

Treadmill workout.
5 minutes warmup slowly increasing the speed to 3.7 mph and the incline to 5%. Then something like
5 min 3.7 mph 6%
5 min 3.7 mph 7%
5 min 3.7 mph 8%
5 min 3.7 mph 9%
5 min 3.6 mph 10%
5 min 3.5 mph 11%
5 min 3.5 mph 12%
5 min 3.6 mph 10%
5 min 3.7 mph 8%
5 min 3.7 mph 5%
5 min cool down

Know the middle few are right but don't exactly remember the build up and build down sequences.

Little bit of stretching at the end.

Tuesday Jun 25, 2013 #

hiking 48:20 [3]

TNT - nice hike with Sandy; Alison ran on her own.

strength & stretching 22:00 [3]

RTP - increased # of reps on a few, but still went faster. Guess I'm getting used to them. Need to get some weights.

Monday Jun 24, 2013 #

8 AM

walking 48:10 [2] 1.71 mi (28:05 / mi) +92m 24:04 / mi

Morning hike plus some stair repeats. My left ("good") knee was painful going downstairs so I opted to just stick to two repeats of 5 minutes.

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