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Training Log Archive: Oranj

In the 7 days ending Feb 18:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 48:06 4.07(11:49) 6.55(7:21) 12811 /16c68%
  Total1 48:06 4.07(11:49) 6.55(7:21) 12811 /16c68%

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Saturday Feb 17 #

11 AM

Orienteering race (NWO Copse Wood) 48:06 [4] *** 6.55 km (7:21 / km) +128m 6:41 / km
ahr:156 max:167 spiked:11/16c

Blue, nominal 5.5km, 105m

In Hokas, and generally a bit cautious, I remember this area as being covered in brambles last time and it was the same again today. Too far R out of #1 to get to the big path through OOB. "Ride" to #4 overgrown. Wrong way round the enclosure for #5. Unmapped green near #8. Fresh unmapped planting in the supposedly runnable open on the way to #9. Ditherey approach to #10, not the best line, should've handrailed the earth bank to the E, not the W, and distracted by catching another runner here. Set off up the wrong boggy bit for #11, banana route. Roundabout run for #12, got caught up in brambles. Found the wrong pit (of two) for #14.

Map: https://photos.app.goo.gl/X6KE0VVfWN2tLRwq1
4th/16, but +6min off the top three, http://www.northwilts.org.uk/results/180217CopseWo... (Fastest 40:18)

Had a quick chat to Jan afterwards, he found the mapping a bit odd in places too, and lost the path from #2 to #3. It was there, I followed it, but it was more indistinct than mapped and covered in windblown branches etc.

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