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Training Log Archive: Whitesheep

In the 7 days ending Jun 18, 2014:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  Orienteering5 4:51:53 19.39(15:03) 31.2(9:21) 450212.4
  Cycling2 1:30:45 21.12(4:18) 33.99(2:40)27.1
  Terrain running1 20:00 2.17(9:12) 3.5(5:43)8.0
  S&C1 20:008.0
  Off-road running1 10:00 0.93(10:44) 1.5(6:40)2.0
  Swimming1 10:00 0.19(53:39) 0.3(33:20)2.0
  Total9 7:22:38 43.8 70.5 450259.6

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Wednesday Jun 18, 2014 #

8 AM

Cycling 45:45 [1] 10.56 mi (4:20 / mi)

6 PM

Cycling 45:00 [2] 10.56 mi (4:16 / mi)

Tuesday Jun 17, 2014 #

7 PM

Orienteering race 24:44 intensity: (11:00 @4) + (13:44 @5) 5.0 km (4:57 / km)
shoes: inov8 road-x 233 (iii)

Imperial College park race
Another good race on this tricky map. I think I had different attitudes for the first and second half of this race. I started quite steady and focused on planning ahead for the complicated section over the first few controls. That meant I could go clean to #12 climbing to 2nd place.
Then I have to admit I got a bit vain as I went past a couple of colleagues and thought I should put the hammer down through the easy 13-17. It didn't work out for me. I ran past #13 and got #19 wrong, thinking it was high. Those mistakes dropped me down to 7th place. Will try and learn from that.
Felt like I was running properly for the first time since April, although I really started to fade on the last few around the park.

Monday Jun 16, 2014 #

8 PM

S&C 20:00 [2]

yoga

Sunday Jun 15, 2014 #

7 AM

Orienteering race 1:52:09 [5] 10.7 km (10:29 / km) +450m 8:40 / km
shoes: Icebug (ii)

Jukola 6th leg
well it never disappoints. What a competition. Loved the F-18 flyby start and the atmosphere generally, helped by some exciting races and GB performances at the sharp end.
Initially I was a bit disappointed with the run having hoped I could set adam off before the cut-off. But actually I don't think I had it in me to go 10 mins quicker on the day. The terrain was very tough and rocky, not the sort of place for ankle rehab, and I struggled physically. Although on the plus side - no complaints from the ankle at all so I think I can start being a bit less tentative.
Technically it was hard too and I made one big mistake on #5. Classic parallel error. It was an easy mistake to make but actually there were a couple of clues and it should have been possible to catch it. By the time I did work out what had happened I was only a few hundred metres from the control, but had to traverse a boulder field to get there so it was a big one time-wise.
Other than that it was fairly minor stuff although I probably did drift away from the best route at times.

Saturday Jun 14, 2014 #

Event: Jukola 2014
 
12 PM

Orienteering 50:00 [2] 5.0 km (10:00 / km)
shoes: Icebug

Jukola training area. Lots of rocky bits but also some parts where you could get a bit of speed up. Ran pretty nicely.

Off-road running warm up/down 10:00 [1] 1.5 km (6:40 / km)
shoes: Icebug

Friday Jun 13, 2014 #

11 AM

Swimming 10:00 [1] 0.3 km (33:20 / km)

2 PM

Orienteering 1:10:00 [3] 6.5 km (10:46 / km)
shoes: Icebug

Jukola training area
Just went very steady round a few of the controls trying to cherry pick the nice parts. No major problems.
6 PM

Orienteering 35:00 [3] 4.0 km (8:45 / km)
shoes: Icebug

Jukola training area
Trains with Team Monday. Good session, pushing to the limit (and some way beyond) of my navigating ability.
I was blowing quite hard from lack of running recently and also running quite tentatively so others were mostly quicker. But when I concentrated on my own nav for the last loop things got a bit cleaner.

Terrain running 20:00 [2] 3.5 km (5:43 / km)
shoes: Icebug

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