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Discussion: no time loss

in: ginger; ginger > 2016-09-25

Sep 29, 2016 2:58 AM # 
congrats on a super clean run!
Sep 29, 2016 6:03 PM # 
Thanks! The necessarily slower pace certainly helped, as I was able to keep reading as I trundled along as fast as I could, but I also tried to use the sprint rules as much as possible. Some things I tried to focus on: keeping my head up and looking for direct micro-routes, minimizing the amount of time I was "heads down" looking at the map, and making easy route choices quickly while using longer legs to really plan the short/tricky legs. It felt like I had more than enough time to plan and execute each leg, so the challenge in the spring will be to maintain that same flow while moving (hopefully much) faster.

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