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Training Log Archive: JanetT

In the 1 days ending Jun 18, 2017:

activity # timemileskm+mload
  Orienteering1 3:05:53 7.56(24:35) 12.17(15:17) 15816c655.4
  Hiking1 3:52 0.2(19:20) 0.32(12:00)10.6
  Total2 3:09:45 7.76(24:27) 12.49(15:12) 15816c666.0
  [1-5]2 3:09:44
averages - sleep:6

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Sunday Jun 18, 2017 #

8 AM

Hiking 3:52 intensity: (1:42 @2) + (1:27 @3) + (43 @4) 0.2 mi (19:20 / mi)
ahr:115 max:131 shoes: 2017 Inov8 ArcticClaw 300

To the start. Wasn't as far as I'd been led to believe... :-)

With the uneven footing and sharp rocks, I'm glad I wore my ArcticClaw shoes for this event. Thnk the 280s would have been torn up and wouldn't protect my feet as much.

EDIT/added: partly sunny and about 65 at start, 75 at finish.
9 AM

Orienteering race (Kid Goat) 3:05:53 intensity: (1 @0) + (18 @1) + (6:21 @2) + (1:19:44 @3) + (1:34:11 @4) + (5:18 @5) *** 12.17 km (15:17 / km) +158m 14:21 / km
ahr:128 max:158 16c slept:6.0 shoes: 2017 Inov8 ArcticClaw 300

Goat at Fishtrap in Sprague, WA. The medium-length version (called the Kid) was 10+km (there was also a shorter version, ~7km or so); not sure how long the full version was. Full and Kid competitors were permitted to skip *2* controls.

Started slow, looking at the map for possible skips and picking my carefully around the rocks and high grass, following the crowd to #1. I got past some folks and led the final hundred meters or so into 2. Three was fine, but I was confused for a bit to 4 because I was reading the control in the circle as a hill rather than a depression. Once I saw others heading downhill I realized my mistake. Ardis was confused here and I didn't see her again during the course. Peg Davis figured the situation out faster and was ahead of me until 12 (where she had a mistake, probably a large one because she skipped 10+11 where I skipped later on). I saw her off to my right on the cliff line near 12 while I headed right into it from 11. Skipping 11-12 might have saved the most distance, but I decided to do the whole eastern loop (9-13) and skip later controls. Leaving 13 I decided I didn't want to cross the stream again, twice, to get 14, and that skipping 15 would save me climbing up a cliff. Should have looked a bit farther and skipped 18 instead because I ended up wading much deeper in the marsh just before it (mid-thigh) than I would have going to 14 (just below the knee).

I was enjoying the course up through 8 (water control), then the rest became a slog. Saw Glen coming back west as I headed into the eastern loop.

I wore gaiters and duct-taped my lower legs today, but still picked up tons of cheat grass seeds, just not as many as yesterday. ;-)

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