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Training Log Archive: hughmac⁴

In the 7 days ending Mar 21, 2011:

activity # timemileskm+ftload
  Orienteering1 2:03:58 6.8(18:14) 10.94(11:20) 1214371.9
  Running1 4:53 0.37(13:14) 0.59(8:13) 564.9
  Total1 2:08:51 7.17(17:59) 11.53(11:10) 1270376.8

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Sunday Mar 20, 2011 #

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Well, I think my eyes will be alright. Crazy how hughmac3 and I were just talking about glasses last weekend on the way home in the car. I'm going to order some tomorrow.

Turns out I didn't do as poorly as I'd thought, even with something like 10 minutes of mistakes (~4 on #1!!). Should have been under 11min/k, but I'm just glad I'm not wearing an eye patch right now. ;)

The course was really hard physically. There's way too much rock for 11 to 15 to be done safely at any speed. Even walking was dangerous! #20 was where I poked both eyes (right one pretty badly) ... too dense to be in there.

I hope no one got hurt (particularly in the rocks), I was gone pretty early.

Otherwise pretty fun. I liked the re-use of several controls, and most of the terrain in the southern half was challenging and interesting. The veg and trails definitely need a redo, particularly the trails. That's what got me on #1. Detailed breakdown tomorrow.
10 AM

Running warm up/down 4:53 [1] 0.37 mi (13:14 / mi) +56ft 11:34 / mi
shoes: Inov-8 Mudroc 290

Orienteering race 2:03:58 [4] *** 10.94 km (11:20 / km) +1214ft 9:42 / km
shoes: Inov-8 Mudroc 290

Mount Penn - Antietam Blue (real: 8.61mi/471m)

Wow, that was hard. I was sloppy. Course was rocky. Sticks in both eyes (#20). Ankles worked over (#15). Analysis when RouteGadget's up!

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