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Training Log Archive: Arri

In the 7 days ending Oct 2:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Running6 3:10:19 22.05(8:38) 35.48(5:22) 197
  Orienteering3 1:25:42 8.95(9:35) 14.4(5:57) 348
  S+C1 30:00
  Total6 5:06:01 30.99 49.88 545

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Sunday Oct 2 #

Orienteering race 32:00 [3] 4.0 km (8:00 / km) +100m 7:07 / km
(injured) shoes: VJ Bold 7

JEC Long

Dissapointed to drop out after such a random problem. Going steady up until 5, some poor micro routechoice (getting stuck in windblown) in places but otherwise fine. On the way to #6, descending the steep hill, I felt a sudden movement (like a popping) in my knee. Took another step but my other leg basically stopped moving so I took a tumble down the slope. Sat there for a couple of minutes in pain and unsure what to do as I couldn't move the dodgy leg. This subsided, and I got up to go and punch #6, although I already knew that there wasn't really much point in continuing at a hobble. My 2 minute man had already come past so I knew that a good run was blown even if I was able to run properly. Shuffled along the tracks, back through the SOL start (where I was stared at with confusion a fair amount) and finished. The only positive to take is that I was doing well up to that early point in the race.


No Garmin so distance is a guess.

Running warm up/down 20:00 [1] 3.5 km (5:43 / km)
shoes: Inov-8 X Talon 212

Saturday Oct 1 #

11 AM

Running 6:34 [1] 1.03 km (6:23 / km)
shoes: VJ Bold 7

Orienteering race 40:48 [4] 7.15 km (5:42 / km) +181m 5:04 / km
shoes: VJ Bold 7


Moved into a team with Dane and Daniel, and was looking forward to being seriously competitive in the relay as a whole, going for top places. Dane did his job of coming back with a pack, and I didn't do my job. An early gaffle difference and a 1 minute mistake to it left me isolated. I was running on my own up to #10, then had runners in sight. Nothing heroic in the middle section, and had the opportunity to put Daniel in with some scandi boys, but another late error of 2 mins to #21 put me off the back of them too. Lost 8 places in total. I find that I get more angry when I know that I've let down other people as well as myself, and I definitely did that. I probably need to learn to set emotions aside in a race- I often lose my rhythm and make consecutive mistakes once I've made an initial error, mainly because I haven't put the first mistake out of my mind.


Running 10:44 [1] 1.08 km (9:59 / km)
shoes: VJ Bold 7

Friday Sep 30 #

4 PM

Running warm up/down 18:29 [1] 3.23 km (5:43 / km) +13m 5:36 / km
shoes: Inov-8 X Talon 212

Orienteering race 12:54 [5] 3.25 km (3:58 / km) +67m 3:36 / km
shoes: Inov-8 X Talon 212

JEC Sprint

Didn't know what to expect from myself in terms of speed, which probably helped as I didn't put any pressure on myself. The fact I'd come from home made it feel like a normal weekend event, and even in quarantine I I felt as if I wasn't nervous enough. Made a good start in the forest but lost a fair amount of time deciding which way to go to #5, around 20s on the fastest times. The campus section went well with the exception of a poor route to #6, taking tight turns underneath the canopy rather than running round the outside. Over into the park, losing time to #16 because I changed my route from round to straight, basically doing an S shape. Came to the right of #20 slightly, losing a tiny bit of time.

Overall, I was happy and surprised to get this result. The fact that I still made some errors and came so close to a medal is something to work on.


Running warm up/down 13:23 [1] 2.36 km (5:41 / km) +11m 5:33 / km
shoes: Inov-8 X Talon 212

Wednesday Sep 28 #

4 PM

Running 42:25 [2] 8.83 km (4:48 / km) +75m 4:37 / km

Tuesday Sep 27 #

4 PM

Running 14:53 [1] 2.93 km (5:05 / km) +20m 4:55 / km

Running 4:39 [3] 0.4 km (11:36 / km) +1m 11:26 / km

Running 12:15 [4] 2.89 km (4:15 / km) +14m 4:08 / km

Running 15:09 [1] 2.82 km (5:22 / km) +23m 5:10 / km

Monday Sep 26 #

4 PM

Running 31:48 [3] 6.41 km (4:58 / km) +41m 4:48 / km

S+C 30:00 [1]

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