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Training Log Archive: PG

In the 7 days ending May 22, 2006:

activity # timemileskm+ft
  orienteering3 2:44:22 13.56(12:07) 21.82(7:32) 623
  trail running3 35:00
  Total3 3:19:22 13.56 21.82 623
averages - weight:135.8lbs

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Monday May 22, 2006 #

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weight:136lbs

I've posted my routes from the Team Trials, comments coming....

Sunday May 21, 2006 #

orienteering 1:47:31 [4] 13.6 km (7:54 / km)
shoes: new Integrators

Trials, classic. Good run. One small miss and a couple of places where I didn't have the willpower to keep pushing through some thick stuff. But I ran pretty well right to the end, including a lot of hills. Pretty pleased with time, couldn't have been more than a couple minutes faster if I'd done everything right.

I'll post routes later.

trail running 5:00 [2]
shoes: new Integrators

Short warm-up. Felt lousy, headache (still around 24 hours later), sweating a lot. But once I got going on the course, legs felt ok.

Saturday May 20, 2006 #

orienteering 40:09 [4] 5.6 km (7:10 / km) +377ft 6:30 / km
shoes: new Integrators

Team Trials, middle distance. Decent run still feel like I left a couple minutes out there, maybe 1.5 minutes on errors, plus my sense of movement in the second half of the course was not so good. But no big errors. Always knew well enough where I was, so if I missed, I knew which way to correct.

Took a few scalps, as Swampfox said. Nice.

trail running 10:00 [3]
shoes: new Integrators

Warm-up.

Friday May 19, 2006 #

orienteering 16:42 [4] 2.62 km (6:22 / km) +246ft 5:35 / km
weight:135.5lbs shoes: Air Max Trail 09/05

Team Trials, sprint. Good run, no mistakes except one route might have been better. Had Ted Good start a minute before me, saw him as I was leaving #1, he was running back to it, having not seen it on his map until most of the way to 2. We were together through about 8, then he ran out of gas. Tom Carr started a minute behind. I expected to see him come sailing by, which he did on the way to 16. Held him off as long as I could, first time I saw him behind me was at 10.

Got really surprised once -- was cutting through some young evergreens, a few of which were staked for support, and I didn't see one of the wires. Hit it at full speed, caught it right in the belly. I went from 9 mph to 0 in about 1 foot (it had a little slack in it), then backwards, but somehow I ended up still on my feet, so no more than a few seconds lost. It must have caught me right at my center of mass, otherwise I would have either been on my face or my back. Fortunately no harm done, though it did cost me the chance to match Tyrtom's time.

A very fun sprint, by the way.

trail running 20:00 [2]
shoes: Air Max Trail 09/05

About 10 minutes before, the same after.

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