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in: acjospe; acjospe > 2017-01-28

Jan 30, 2017 8:34 PM # 
Ari-o:
I know you were aiming for this race and it's good to hear a positive report! Sounds like pretty terrific conditions with real, actual snow (which exists, apparently, somewhere, and that somewhere is Craftsbury). Sorry I missed it this year. And probably next year.

Also, you got nearly twice the elevation that I did last year. Maybe it's time to kick some dollars over to attackpoint because my climb will be so much higher using their filter!
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Jan 30, 2017 9:03 PM # 
acjospe:
That elevation number seems suspect... Ruthie's is only a 60m climb.
Jan 30, 2017 11:06 PM # 
Ari-o:
I definitely did not go through a lap looking at what each climb shows as a low and a high point. But if I had, I'm guessing it would show ~212m of climb per lap, or 848 overall.
Jan 31, 2017 2:15 AM # 
fossil:
Mine is showing about 150 to 160 m climb per lap (per Suunto movescount website). I'll upload it to AP and see what it says for me after I edit out some extra distance at the end due to evidently having not stopped it. (I remembered but apparently failed anyway.)

Alternatively if you click on the "Course - Strava" link on the Course Maps page, Strava reports the course as 219 m climb per lap.
Jan 31, 2017 4:05 AM # 
fossil:
Odd... AP says 866 for me, after editing out the non-race junk at the end, and missing a bit less than 3 km at the beginning, which wasn't much climb. So that puts me pretty close to the Strava number, which 4 x 219 = 876.
Feb 1, 2017 6:35 PM # 
Nev-Monster:
Congrats on the race!
That fast Ottawa masters was Sheila Kealey, who has a bunch of sports nutrition stuff on her website:
http://www.sheilakealey.com/
Feb 2, 2017 1:36 PM # 
Nev-Monster:
And Sheila's write-up of the event, featuring a picture of Alex:
http://www.xcottawa.ca/articles.php?id=3007
Feb 3, 2017 2:46 PM # 
acjospe:
Thanks Nevin! She's been coming to enough Eastern Cups that I definitely knew she was a fast one.

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