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Training Log Archive: maprunner

In the 7 days ending Mar 4, 2006:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  orienteer2 4:38:06 10.81(25:44) 17.39(16:00)26c752.4
  run/walk1 30:0090.0
  Total3 5:08:06 10.81 17.3926c842.4

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Saturday Mar 4, 2006 #

orienteer 3:00:00 [2] *** 11.0 km (16:22 / km)
ahr:137 12c

PTOC score O today. This was more of a fitness day for me (long, slow, fat burning), instead of a serious O event. I had vetted many of the controls (for the rogaine, also offered today; the score O was a last minute addition). I felt pretty good even at the end. I had expected to be wiped, but only my quads were a bit tired. But that's probably because I walked the whole way; I knew I couldn't push the pace and survive three hours. It was still a lot of fun; I loved being out in the woods for 3 hours, despite the rain.

It was easy orienteering, so I let my mind wander a lot. I had plenty of time to think about my Attackpoint entry. Lisa suggested that we invent a word to describe this: thinking about your AP log after you made an mistake on a course, or during a training run. JJ, do you have any suggestions??

Tuesday Feb 28, 2006 #

run/walk 30:00 [3]

Jogging and walking in the woods at SMP. I need to get faster at moving through the woods. Brush and thorns do not slow me down; I have problems with debris on the forest floor. It's tiring to lift my short little legs over that stuff.

Today was a "grim" outing. Just after I stepped off the grass, I saw a dead squirrel. A few minutes later, I passed a partial eaten, but mostly intact, dead deer. Later, crossing a stream, I nearly stepped on a deer skeleton. Just as I was beginning to think these were bad omens, I finally saw a live rabbit bounding away.

Sunday Feb 26, 2006 #

orienteer race 1:38:06 [4] *** 6.39 km (15:21 / km)
ahr:155 14c

Day 2 at FLO. Let's just say I left my brain at the start. Total disaster today. Also, I am not fit enough to orienteer three days in a row.

Need to practice map reading, too, since I didn't seem to remember how to do that at all on this day.

Despite all that, had a great time in FL. Great courses, maps and company. Special thanks to Gail for taking us to see the manatees, and to Tom and Lisa for taking us to the great Italian restaurant.

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