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Training Log Archive: cmorse

In the 7 days ending Aug 24, 2012:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  Run - Trail4 4:13:02 25.63(9:52) 41.25(6:08) 30086.6
  Hiking2 45:00 2.8(16:06) 4.5(10:00)4.5
  Orienteering1 35:0629c33.3
  Run - Road1 30:00 3.91(7:40) 6.3(4:46)9.0
  Total7 6:03:08 32.34 52.05 30029c133.4
averages - sleep:7.1 rhr:44 weight:172.5lbs

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Friday Aug 24, 2012 #

5 AM

Note
rhr:47 slept:5.5 weight:173lbs

Thursday Aug 23, 2012 #

5 AM

Note
rhr:43 slept:8.0 weight:172.8lbs

6 PM

Orienteering race (Corn Maze Champs) 35:06 [5] ***
29c shoes: 212 X-Talon 2012

Total time for Classic, Sprint & Relay Leg 2 combined. Distance - who knows, its a corn maze so its well beyod a straight line value and rather meaningless anyhow.

Didn't realize until too late that my R contact never made it into my eye, which explains why things were fuzzier than usual...

Lot of route choice errors in classic, mostly from losing track of which control I was supposed to be heading for and wandering off toward a different one - its damn tough to concentrate on multiple levels when decision are coming at you so fast - opportunities to run hard without thinking lasted all of 12-15s and that was just on a couple long non-intersecting paths.

Sprint was better, good speed but some hesitation partway through choosing best routes. Sprints are no place for hesitation errors.

Relay was a blast, I was first out in the 2nd leg mass start by design, slow into maze reading course and realized first 5 controls in trickier NW section so elected to jockstuff - followed Giacamo & Ian early, then in with Ben for a bit. Switched to nav mode after 5 and had a solid long leg to 6 only to misread map and get totally trapped on 7. I could see flag, but fumbled figuring how the hell to get to it. Then a train with JJ and others heading for the exit and kicked
it to overdrive leaving maze and finishing.

Then off to the banquet @ Bubs. Excellent time all around...

Wednesday Aug 22, 2012 #

5 AM

Run - Trail long (Hop River) 2:00:23 [3] 19.72 km (6:06 / km)
rhr:42 slept:6.0 weight:173.6lbs shoes: 212 X-Talon 2012

gorgeous, clear skies to begin, ran through the dawn... nice way to start the day. Picked up the pace for the last 7-8 minutes.

Tuesday Aug 21, 2012 #

6 AM

Note
rhr:44 slept:6.5 weight:171.2lbs (rest day)

slept like crap...

Monday Aug 20, 2012 #

5 AM

Note
rhr:43 slept:8.0 weight:173.8lbs

12 PM

Run - Road (Campus Loop) 30:00 [3] 6.3 km (4:46 / km)

Hiking warm up/down 5:00 [1] 0.5 km (10:00 / km)

6 PM

Run - Trail race (Wickham XC #5) 16:23 [5] 4.18 km (3:55 / km)
weight:172.6lbs shoes: 212 X-Talon 2012

Down to East Hartford for the final Wickham race of the summer. Just on the off chance I could pull a U30 seeding card out of my butt... Nice night, but I didnt have enough, missed by 30s or so... 41st out of 140, 2nd M50, 45s behind Kevin G. Got some work to do...

Results

PS - distance is advertised, pretty sure the course is short...

Sunday Aug 19, 2012 #

6 AM

Note
rhr:41 slept:8.5 weight:173.6lbs

7 AM

Run - Trail (Shenipsit) 1:08:02 [3] 8.65 km (7:52 / km) +150m 7:14 / km
weight:171.8lbs shoes: 212 X-Talon 2012

Roughly same route as yesterday, easier pace with company. Opted out of longer Nipmuck training run as don't think i'm up to doing 15-20 in comfort yet.
4 PM

Hiking (King Conservation) 40:00 [1] 4.0 km (10:00 / km)
shoes: 212 X-Talon 2012

Nice stroll by the river w/ Ellen

Saturday Aug 18, 2012 #

6 AM

Note
rhr:47 slept:7.5 weight:172.4lbs

7 AM

Run - Trail (Shenipsit) 48:14 [3] 8.7 km (5:33 / km) +150m 5:06 / km
weight:170lbs shoes: 212 X-Talon 2012

Showery & cool - in other words awesome running weather. Nobody @ the forest this AM so a solo jaunt up Shenipsit to Old County, then a variety of single track & forest roads back. Could have gone longer but elected to stop while still feeling strong.

Feeling pretty good since stopping A/Bs on Monday, just need to get back to where I was fitness wise.

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