Orienteering1:26:12 9.79 km (8:48 / km) +992ft7:37 / km ahr:161 max:178 spiked:12/17c
ran green - didn't want an epic on the first long. did decently, but left plenty of room for improvement. subpar routes on the 1.6 and 1.2k long legs. it was the right course to run for the day, but i feel obligated to do red next time. more runs in the 1:30hr range, then. won a mug for my cowardice. drinking from it tastes like victory. or a second place echo of it.
non-spikes 1) briefly convinced myself i was starting from CP1, not the start triangle. did a buttonhook around the marsh. 9) oof. lost the plot in a vague trail junction, but quickly realized i was on the wrong heading. corrected, checked off the ruined wall, and then went into search-and-rescue mode. there were no survivors. 10) despite intended hypervigilance after the CP9 debacle, i ended up on the wrong side of the reentrant. 15) second-in-class overall route choice, tried to cut a tangent off about 3/4 through an ended up in the green. prickly shit, that. 16) too far east, collected by the trail, 10 steps west to the pin