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Training Log Archive: GlenT

In the 1 days ending Jun 8:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  Orienteering1 1:59:52 8.03(14:55) 12.93(9:16) 25621 /23c91%48.6
  Total1 1:59:52 8.03(14:55) 12.93(9:16) 25621 /23c91%48.6

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Saturday Jun 8 #

10 AM

Orienteering race 1:59:52 intensity: (1:28 @1) + (6:14 @2) + (1:12:35 @3) + (34:41 @4) + (4:54 @5) *** 12.93 km (9:16 / km) +256m 8:26 / km
ahr:138 max:196 spiked:21/23c shoes: VJ Falcons Blue

Score-O at Tyler SP. 50 controls with point values varying from 1 to 10, 2-hour time limit plus 30 minutes to plan before the mass start. 10 point/min OT penalty. Mid-70s, sunny and breezy.

Highlighted the higher point controls and planned a loop, anticipating making adjustments on the fly. Figured I needed to be crossing back over the creek with 15 minutes to go (1.25k straight-line from the bridge to finish). Tyler SP in the summer (or anytime) has lots of scratchy stuff, so maximized time on trails to limit the unpleasantness. Lost a bit of time to a couple of controls just trying to get through vegetation to get to the flag. Made it to the crossing with about 14 min to spare but then bobbled a few minutes getting to the last control I was visiting. So had to redline from there - made it with 9 seconds to spare. Finished 5th overall (maybe 4th, looks like someone's epunch wasn't cleared and they got some extra points).

Thanks to Sam K and Kyle S for course setting and meet directing. Fun course - and then pizza!

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