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Training Log Archive: Sandy

In the 1 days ending Apr 20:

activity # timemileskm+ft
  orienteering1 1:10:49 3.69(19:12) 5.94(11:56)
  Total1 1:10:49 3.69(19:12) 5.94(11:56)

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Saturday Apr 20 #

Event: DVOA Batsto
11 AM

orienteering 1:10:49 intensity: (5 @1) + (1:23 @2) + (13:03 @3) + (43:16 @4) + (13:02 @5) 3.69 mi (19:12 / mi)
ahr:136 max:186

Green course at Batsto. There was general agreement that the map was funky in certain places - many of us were having trouble with our compasses. They had a large controlled burn there last year so the woods were open and we were able to use sections we had to avoid before because of the thick blueberry everywhere. I think this exposed some problems with the base map. But it was still just a fabulous time - I love how I don't have to worry about turning an ankle or breaking myself on rocks since there aren't any. And the recent rain had compacted the sandy soil enough that it wasn't energy sapping like other times.. I actually ran on several legs although I'm out of shape enough that it didn't last for long.

The overnight rain was supposed to clear out by midmorning but it was still misting on me for most of the run. But still glad I made the time to get out there. The open woods won't last long.

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