Orienteering race 1:48:51  *** 7.4 mi (14:43 / mi) +200m 13:34 / mi
ahr:162 max:189 14c shoes: Inov-8 X-Talon 212
super rainy orienteering at st. edward state park! tried out my new running hoodie and bob said i looked like a speed skater as i got to the start. :P
not my greatest course, but i had a good time and did manage not to be the last person on the course - hooray!
i think the trails-only aspect threw me for a loop in that some of the controls were more hidden than i was expecting, so i had a bit of trouble with quite a number of them. biggest mistake was starting down trail headed to lake washington, getting a quarter of the way down, checking map and realizing i was on the wrong one... arrrrgh... turned around, went back up the way i had just come and got myself on the right one. boo. need to work on my map folding and checking techniques! the two controls by the lake were really messing with me so i wasted a bunch of time there and then it was a trudge all the way back up to the finish area.
still had fun being out in the beautiful woods and tromping through mud and the new hoodie worked great! yahoo!