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Training Log Archive: Sandy

In the 7 days ending Sep 13, 2009:

activity # timemileskm+m
  map hiking3 5:15:00
  Yoga/Pilates1 1:15:00
  orienteering1 1:12:43
  running1 1:11:11
  Total5 8:53:54

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Sunday Sep 13, 2009 #

map hiking 2:30:00 [3]

Checking out a different section of the new map. Completely different feel to the terrain. It will be two totally different orienteering days. Very cool.

Saturday Sep 12, 2009 #

map hiking 2:00:00 [1]

Checking out the new terrain. Some really nice stuff where I was today.

orienteering 1:12:43 [3]

Advanced night-o course at HR. Did it with Hugh. Felt amazingly good running in the woods! I really felt like I was flying. Made several silly errors - I was just having too good a time running to pay attention to my compass and pace count.

Note

I really get lazy orienteering at HR. I know the park so well that I just sort of go and if I don't end up where I want to be I know where I am anyway and so can get to where I need to be. I probably can't go more than 100 m without running into a feature I recognize. It was a little harder at night, but not much. I really shouldn't train there - I'll get into bad habits.

Friday Sep 11, 2009 #

map hiking 45:00 [1]

Control hanging for the sprints

Wednesday Sep 9, 2009 #

Note

My latest orienteering project:
http://www.karenkavett.com/poster_4_small.tif

Well, really, my niece Karen's latest project, since I hired her to do it.

Full resolution here (but it takes a really long time to download):
http://www.karenkavett.com/poster_4.tif

Tuesday Sep 8, 2009 #

running 1:11:11 [3]

TNT - running on the drive. Started and ended with Bob but he took off after a mile. Did 4 miles - sort of. At 3 miles I made a pit stop - I needed to eat something before running this evening since I hadn't eaten since about 11:45 and I guess I either ate too much or not the best stuff (crackers and some peanuts which doesn't seem like a bad choice). Anyway, had to stop at Valley Green on the way back, and then it was really tough to get going again. Walked/jogged the half and then ran the last half mile at a decent clip.
4:59, 5:08, 5:08, 5:08, 5:24, 4:48, 8:57 (includes the stop), 5:03.

The rest of the time is the down and up - and my watch really does say 1:11:11.

Sandy and Karl came too. Dinner was waiting for us when I finished. Thanks Sandy!

Monday Sep 7, 2009 #

Yoga/Pilates 1:15:00 [1]

Very tight after being on my feet so much this week, so all the stretching felt really good. Somehow it's just better in yoga class than anything I can do on my own. My arms were pretty dead though which is weird - can't think of anything I did that would have tired them out.

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