Running warm up/down 21:23  3.34 km (6:24 / km) +2m 6:23 / km
ahr:132 max:165 shoes: X-Talons 212
Warming up in the pouring rain! Warmed up kind of earlier than I wanted to as I was so cold and it was raining so much and I had to do something! Throat/body not the best this morning, but I will try my best!
Running race (Vasastafetten) 54:18  11.13 km (4:53 / km) +89m 4:42 / km
ahr:179 max:206 shoes: X-Talons 212
Vasastafetten 3rd leg in the 'Nip Tape Team'! haha
We had three of us from my work and 7 others from other IES schools in Sweden. I jumped in last minute as one guy pulled out.
Ellen was tagging to me and unfortunately they didn't call out her number or write her number up, and since there were so many people in the change over and it was raining so much and was incredibly muddy there, I paid a lot of attention to the speaker...eventually I heard Ellen yell my name, and there she was waiting for me at the change over!! :O
I felt so bad and I quickly asked how long she had been there for and she said quite a long time! SHiiit! I quickly grabbed the timer from her and sped off!
I had a bit of adrenaline in the beginning as I thought she had been waiting there for more than 5min or so! The race went straight into tiny muddy and rocky downhill tracks! MUCH more technical than I thought and was rather glad I at least had my inov8s on! Sped past a lot of teams in the beginning and throughout the whole course I just kept passing people and not one single person passed me! Was a great feeling actually! Got quite lactic on the uphills and some areas where I tried to push the pace, but I assume that was an effect of having a small cold and the body not responding so well!
Overall a super fun leg and I ended up going out in 82nd and coming in in 41st! So passed a few teams ;) Apparently I was 12th on my leg? Guess terrain running skills came in handy for the orienteers today given the conditions!
Our team did so well and was such a fun day! Thoroughly enjoyed it and can't wait to do it again! Body is going to pay for racing and being wet and cold most of the day, but it was worth it ;)