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Training Log Archive: TomN

In the 1 days ending Jan 21, 2018:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 1:38:29 5.34(18:26) 8.6(11:27) 240
  Total1 1:38:29 5.34(18:26) 8.6(11:27) 240

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Sunday Jan 21, 2018 #

Orienteering race 1:08:29 [5] 6.1 km (11:14 / km) +240m 9:23 / km
shoes: IceBug Olx 4

QOC McKeldin Green. It being McKeldin, there was plenty of hill climbing, but it was a fun course and a nice day. Only one little section of thorny stuff, and the rest was fine open woods. We went to a never-visited section in the far north of the park, which had some good rock detail. The long leg 4 to 5 was a good one -- afterwards I talked to 4 people and got 4 different routes. Evidently mine was not the best. I probably did more climbing than necessary. But in other places I made good contouring route choices and picked up time. Addie was nearly as fast as me, and beat me on several controls, but she lost a lot of time to mistakes, whereas I kept my mistakes to a minute here and there.

One thing though -- it was incredibly slippery. A thin layer of mud on top of frozen ground, and the slopes were treacherous. Even spikes were not always secure. I went down once on the course and once on control pickup.

Orienteering 30:00 [3] 2.5 km (12:00 / km)
shoes: IceBug Olx 4

Control pickup.

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