Register | Login
Attackpoint - performance and training tools for orienteering athletes

Discussion: Bravo, Ernst!

in: ernst; ernst > 2018-07-14

Jul 14, 2018 10:31 PM # 
bl:
Adding unnecessary miles thru improperly marked junctions or spoil sports must be quite irksome, though.
Advertisement  
Jul 16, 2018 12:33 AM # 
ernst:
Thanks. Adding a mile by missing a well-marked turn-off in the beginning was irksome. But the poorly marked junctions later on turned the marathon into an adventure race, and some good team effort evolved as folks converged and reported on their futile attempts at finding the route, and then decided how to proceed. Eventually the marked trails were found again. It was rather low key, and in the end, there were no bad feelings as far as I could tell - everybody just judged his/her own performance in terms of effort and time.
Jul 16, 2018 1:37 PM # 
kadley:
Nice run! You should try rogaining, where the navigation might be easier.
Jul 16, 2018 4:50 PM # 
coach:
You are one tough guy. I learned long ago getting fuel and drink early and often made me at least feel much better, and when I felt better I ran faster!
Jul 17, 2018 3:34 PM # 
jima:
Well done Ernst!!
Wondering if having a (very basic) map would help.

Please login to add a message.