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Training Log Archive: Tom O

In the 7 days ending Nov 18, 2017:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Weights2 1:30:00
  Trail Run1 1:10:17 7.84(8:58) 12.62(5:34) 126
  Orienteering1 1:06:43 3.67(18:12) 5.9(11:18) 16510 /12c83%
  Cycling1 30:00 7.0(4:17) 11.27(2:40)
  Sit-ups2 12:00
  Total4 4:29:00 18.51 29.78 29110 /12c83%

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Friday Nov 17, 2017 #

5 PM

Trail Run 1:10:17 [3] 7.84 mi (8:58 / mi) +126m 8:32 / mi
ahr:156 max:178 shoes: Salomon Sense Ultra

Creek Rd. route in the dark with headlamp. A beautiful cold crisp evening.

Thursday Nov 16, 2017 #

Weights 45:00 [3]

Sit-ups 6:00 [2]

400

Cycling 30:00 [2] 7.0 mi (4:17 / mi)

At the gym.

Tuesday Nov 14, 2017 #

Weights 45:00 [3]

Sit-ups 6:00 [2]

400

Sunday Nov 12, 2017 #

9 AM

Orienteering race 1:06:43 [4] *** 5.9 km (11:18 / km) +165m 9:55 / km
ahr:150 max:170 spiked:10/12c shoes: VJ Iroc

US Classic Champs - Green X course on the Hangman Tree map. As expected, the Day 2 terrain proved more challenging than Day 1. There was more understory and visibility was reduced. I was fine through the first 3 controls and then was a bit slow on the first long leg when I was having some trouble correlating the map to the ground on my route a little right of the straight line. I figured things out 2/3 of the way through the leg though and was ok on my approach. Andras caught me at #6 and we ran together through #8. Leaving 8, I was in the lead and had decided to take the left hand route along the stream - looked relatively simple. But I was sloppy with my map reading and headed up the wrong stream valley to the tune of a 7 minute error. Not the first time I've done this in Quantico terrain. I apparently haven't learned from my past transgressions. After #9, the rest of the course was smooth.

Perhaps mercifully, my GPS seems to have shut off a little before the error.

It was a fun weekend and my results were about as I expected. I need to do more orienteering if I want to avoid the sloppy mistakes. Thanks to QOC for all their efforts - it was a very well done event.

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