a bit dark but it's dark outside.
Day 6, mostly open moorland. Dry, bits of sun. 1k walk on rolling pasture then 190m climb in next km to start. Nice view on high of lochs and mountains, possibly the point of the course planner’s choice. About a B run. Right after starting, the “girdle/truss” I’ve been using just fine for the past 10 starts, let go its velcro/utility for moderate distraction. Fiddled for 30” but did not fix so that served as cont’d background distraction. Missed #4 for unknown reason; was not alert re steep cliffs in narrow reentrants w/ streams on 2 occasions, spending extra time getting to a possible crossing point. Missed go control by 30” following those ahead.... Was not aggressive, mostly due to first issue but 2 small but additive compass issues were also slightly distracting. At my start -4, meet person called Barbara Bryant. Hmm, I know one Barb Bryant. She showed me: “W45L, NEOC”, so that had to be her. She must have missed the plane.
Brief visit with Dave Coustick of FVO who had 2 fine runs days 5/6 in H65 then off to pickup Beth at the Kerrera ferry dock & head to Glasgow. Ended up 14 for day, 16th for 6-days. I guess that’s ok considering approach I came here with. 11 days of running in a 14 day span. Right hamstring unchanged - not better or worse so that’s very interesting. Hernia...well, that will be dealt with soon. Had to sit down at the airport on the long walk to the gate to address it.
Day 6, the end in sight
Toward main car park