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Discussion: 9 to 10

in: ccsteve; ccsteve > 2007-11-04

Nov 5, 2007 1:39 AM # 
You had a good time on this leg. What was your route?
Nov 5, 2007 11:18 AM # 
Trail running to the white block, and diagonally across there to the hill edge (a little right of the control) and down the hill edge.

Two factors - I walked and checked the map and did my compass setting for the white section before I ran, so that I had the whole leg clear in mind before I left and didn't really look, but checked off on the map as I went.

Second - I took a few of my splits late after punching, and cannot tell if 9 was or was not one of them. I imagine it would have been 4 or 5 seconds if that was the case. (and made 8-9 longer and 9-10 shorter than actual)

I do remember moving very well through the white. Just when I was getting antsy about getting to the flag, I pressed on for 5 meters or so and then saw it.
Nov 6, 2007 2:58 AM # 
I took more or less the same route. I think I slowed a bit to navigate (and recover from the long trail run) once I hit the woods. Nice job.
Nov 10, 2007 3:21 PM # 
When I was experimenting re-running Webster I came to see how slow navigating in white can be compared to running through. Think I "knew" that before, but it wasn't so obvious until I did the same section twice - first time checking for a good route and picking my way through, the second time confidently picking up my feet and pushing straight through.

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