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Training Log Archive: sten

In the 7 days ending Sep 3:

activity # timemileskm+m
  MTBO1 2:17:41 15.89(6.9/h) 25.57(11.1/h) 82028c
  Orienteering1 44:48 6.28(7:08) 10.1(4:26) 2428c
  MTB1 36:40 4.04(6.6/h) 6.5(10.6/h) 7
  Running1 20:08 2.84(7:05) 4.57(4:24) 18
  Yoga1 15:00
  Total5 4:14:17 29.05 46.75 86956c

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Sunday Sep 3 #

9 AM

MTBO race 2:17:41 [4] 25.57 km (11.1 kph) +820m
28c

Long course at Greenmount. My first ever MTBO long course, having only done a few medium courses previously. Had a bad start, because I hadn't tightened the bolt on my map board properly, and it was rattling like crazy. Stopped just after #2 to try to fix it, and that worked because it was fine for the rest of the ride. I did have another malfunction later in the course though. As I was walking up towards #17, I pulled the seat right off the seat post. Tried to fix it back on as best as possible, but didn't have the tools for it. Going down steeply towards #20 it came loose again and I had to tighten it once more. When I tried to get back on I went over the handlebars, but fortunately didn't hurt myself.

Had fun riding the course. Walked lots of it; pretty much all of the steep climbs and even some downhills because my bike handling skills are terrible. No navigational issues to speak of, other than a little mistake towards #13, but I also did not notice #23 at all. Went straight from #22 to #24. The circle at #23 was almost completely obscured by the out of bounds purple hatch symbol, but I should have noticed the lines going to and from it. So the final result was MP, which is a shame.
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Saturday Sep 2 #

5 PM

MTB 36:40 [1] 6.5 km (10.6 kph) +7m

Ride with R.

Thursday Aug 31 #

6 PM

Orienteering (suburbrun) 44:48 [4] 10.1 km (4:26 / km) +24m 4:23 / km
28c shoes: Brooks Beast 16

Score course in Riverton. Wanted to do 10 km in 45 minutes, so pre-planned a route of that length. Everything went perfectly according to plan. Gained a bit of a buffer on a 4:30/km schedule in the first few kilometres and then held that pace. An elderly woman was staring at me as I ran into her little dead-end retirement complex, and I wondered what she was going to say. She cheered me on.
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Wednesday Aug 30 #

7 PM

Yoga 15:00 [1]

Tuesday Aug 29 #

5 PM

Running 20:08 [4] 4.57 km (4:24 / km) +18m 4:19 / km
shoes: Brooks Beast 16

Squeezed in a run around Curtin just before heading home.
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