We had pretty similar route choices. I took dramatically different routes than you. You would have almost won the course if you took a slightly faster route on 7. I think you lost ~5min on that one alone.
You might take a look at WoO's Routes to Christmas. This might be some good training for you. http://news.worldofo.com/2018/12/01/route-to-chris...
I'll look at all this, this weekend. The house is all consuming at the moment. Niels is another one for analyzing route choice, especially long legs. I want to see your choices and times. Thanks for the input.
I posted on rg for the long