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Training Log Archive: mintore

In the 7 days ending Jan 1, 2015:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  Trail running1 1:44:05 8.14(12:47) 13.1(7:57) 24033.8
  Orienteering1 1:24:10 5.78(14:34) 9.3(9:03) 17316 /22c72%29.5
  Total2 3:08:15 13.92(13:31) 22.4(8:24) 41316 /22c72%63.3

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Thursday Jan 1, 2015 #


Time for some new training goals.

Last year was fairly successful; blew up my goals for orienteering. Woot!!
Hours of exercises was ok and I learned that not running when it is hot during the summer makes this goal hard to achieve, especially if you don't count O'ing as running.

So, I will raise the total time and orienteering distance. Just keeping the running goal the same will be a good achievement and getting 1000C again might be a stretch!
12 PM

Orienteering race 1:24:10 [3] ** 5.78 mi (14:34 / mi) +173m 13:19 / mi
spiked:16/22c shoes: X-Talon 212

Camp Timberhill New Year's O
Meet 1/Race 1

Started fine, irritated by the tree hopping and honeysuckle on the way to C4 that just got worse until I eventually sharpened up and escaped on the way to C6 after having run into a barbed wire fence. Worst leg was a poorly executed leg that should have been easy to C7. Began to mellow out on the way to 8 and the rest of the day was ok. Clipped a sharp honeysuckle branch later in the course (C16?) and really ripped up my pants and leg in two spots. Someone once told me that orienteering was a blood sport; I at least looked like I was living the dream. Fell to Aragorn by 90s, a good way for him to start the year.

Saturday Dec 27, 2014 #

11 AM

Trail running 1:44:05 intensity: (34:00 @2) + (1:00:05 @3) + (10:00 @4) 8.14 mi (12:47 / mi) +240m 11:43 / mi
shoes: Saucony Progrid Wide 2

A long run with Aragorn, part on roads and a big chunk in the middle on the Bruce Trail. Rocky, with as many steps to the side as moving forward for parts of the trail so it was a good agility exercise. Beautiful forest and views off the cliffs over Georgian Bay.

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