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Discussion: Epic

in: biddy; biddy > 2017-07-23

Jul 23, 2017 7:25 AM # 
Robin:
Well done. This was a long race prep. for Aus Champs!
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Jul 23, 2017 8:02 AM # 
biddy:
Ultra long race prep.
Jul 23, 2017 8:09 AM # 
Robin:
Yes that as well and for the boys.
Jul 23, 2017 10:46 AM # 
jennycas:
Why were the courses such weird lengths?
(It sounds as though 9km would have been plenty for course 2, but even so, shouldn't both courses 1 and 3 have been comparatively longer?)
Jul 23, 2017 10:55 AM # 
krickle:
I tend to think this is the length longs need to be in Australia
Jul 23, 2017 11:23 AM # 
biddy:
Yeah I agree Krystal, was good fun. Haven't run a long distance in a while so was bit of a shock to the system. What length is our ultra long?
Jul 23, 2017 11:24 AM # 
biddy:
Also I'm coming to the qld champs weekend :)
Jul 23, 2017 11:39 AM # 
Uncle JiM:
13.5 k

https://eventor.orienteering.asn.au/Documents/Even...
Jul 23, 2017 11:47 AM # 
bun:
I'm going to qld champs too! Yay
Jul 24, 2017 1:36 AM # 
Bomb:
sounds like the opposite of our OY - 9k of red line running. would have needed to be 14 for Simeon to get near the winning time.

I feel like I've been bleating about lack of proper longs in Aus for as long as I've been running elites. it improved for a while when Hanny was running, but somehow organisers seem to scared to set courses longer than 10km for the women.

good to hear that we're going to get a decent field at Qld champs!
Jul 24, 2017 4:08 AM # 
jennycas:
Admittedly, the way the NOL schedule turned out, there wasn't a proper long WOC trial race in Aust this year.

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