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Training Log Archive: paw

In the 7 days ending Jun 14, 2020:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Running4 3:05:00
  Circuits2 50:00
  Cycling1 50:00
  Orienteering1 32:00
  Total5 5:17:00

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Sunday Jun 14, 2020 #

Running 1:50:00 [3]

Decided I should do something a bit special to mark Jukola weekend so had a go at Malcolm's 12 Hills of North Glasgow route (see here for details). Basically it's a hilly half marathon, mostly on tarmac but with some off-road bits - and a spooky tunnel! I ran it all on map memory, starting and finishing at the Roberts statue, and took a few different route choices from those shown (Malcolm's challenge encouraged this), though I'm not sure any were significantly quicker. I did manage to lose time in Sighthill cemetery due to not knowing the path layout (running straight across the graves didn't seem a good idea), as well as a couple of micro-route errors.

Pleased to survive it (just) despite tired legs from Friday, and happy with the time which was around what I was aiming for. I reckon it would be faster on a less humid day, and without summer veg. Might have a go in winter to look for an improved time.

Running warm up/down 10:00 [1]

Warm down was a shuffle - really very tired by the end!

Friday Jun 12, 2020 #

Orienteering 32:00 [4]

Maprun course at Baljaffray (minus the tech required to do it officially). A bit of a shock to the system in many ways. Thankfully, the navigation involved was sufficiently basic even my stellar levels of rustiness couldn't quite lead to catastrophe, though I had to rapidly rediscover the concept of planning ahead. Definitely had a couple of suboptimal routes, but felt I was getting things together by the end. Surprised how the time compares with others, but probably benefited from starting steadily due to bike legs.

Running 10:00 [1]

Very brief warm up jog, and a trundle to the viewpoint at control 3 and back to warm down.

Cycling 50:00 [3]

Up to Baljaffray Lidl and back, the return home involving a detour to visit the Robertson household for an enjoyable (and suitably distanced) garden chat. Quite breezy when heading home along Maryhill Road.

Thursday Jun 11, 2020 #

Running 35:00 [3]

Hilly fartlek on the grass in Ruchill Park. A variety of short sharp climbs with easy downhills to recover. Enjoyable training on a bright and breezy evening.

Wednesday Jun 10, 2020 #

Circuits 20:00 [3]

Tactical avoidance of the torrential downpours that lasted much of the afternoon and evening.

Tuesday Jun 9, 2020 #

Circuits 30:00 [3]

Working hard.

Running 20:00 [2]

Post-circuits warm down around the park. Weird weather conditions - cool and breezy while simultaneously feeling ridiculously humid.

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