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Training Log Archive: NancyN

In the 1 days ending Oct 10:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering 1 3:12:59 5.85(33:01) 9.41(20:31) 2311 /18c61%
  Total1 3:12:59 5.85(33:01) 9.41(20:31) 2311 /18c61%

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Saturday Oct 10 #

9 AM

Orienteering 3:12:59 [3] 9.41 km (20:31 / km) +23m 20:16 / km
ahr:148 max:180 spiked:11/18c shoes: VJ Falcons

Olmos Basin and Park, Sam Antonio, Green 6.0 km 18 controls - Lone Star O Club’s very first meet.

Control 1 was in a cave near the top of a steep hillside next to the creek. I remember thinking the area along the creek appeared to be mapped as orange, so open - but I was dismayed to realize that the orange was about 8 parallel contour lines. Crawled up the hill and slid back down 3 times before I found the cave. 26:00 min

Control 4 was a manhole cover on a slight narrow light green ridge in an area populated by several unmapped piles of trash. I was confused about what was uphill and what was downhill. Wandered for a while, then went back to the power line bend and paced/compassed right to it. 25:26 min.

On my 22:05-min walk to Control 10, I finally ate a Gu!

By the time I found Control 12 (21:54 min), I had been out for almost 2.5 hours, but I was at the southern end of the map, so might as well just finish. On my way to Control 17 (at 3 hrs 3 min), I checked in with the meet official sitting at the Start), then finished the course.

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