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In the 1 days ending Sep 28, 2012:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 51:32 2.11 3.4
  Running1 15:00
  Total1 1:06:32 2.11 3.4

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Friday Sep 28, 2012 #

Orienteering race 21:32 [3] 3.4 km (6:20 / km)
shoes: Inov8 terrafly 315 gtx

Australian sprint championships at Bicheno. It was pretty wet and windy for the morning elite races. The map had a bit of everything, town, rocks, bush, jetties..... but with the rain the rocks were always going to be slippery. I decided on inov8 315s as these are usually OK on rocks and better for running on roads than spikes. Started pretty well, helped by geoff still looking for 1 and then fatrat stuffing 2. Was a bit slow off the beach so didn't manage to catch fatrat then lost sight of him round the little loop from 3 to 5. Took a couple of seconds to choose the left hand route round the hill, most took the right. There wasn't a lot in it, but it was hard to pick where the olive green patch ended to cut to the control. I then made a bit of a mess of getting out of 9, losing a minute and geoff caught back up. We were together for the rest of the run which was OK but a bit slow on the rocks. A slightly disappointing run after a good start. The area would have been great if it wasn't raining.

Orienteering 30:00 [3]
shoes: Inov8 terrafly 315 gtx

On the model for the long, there was some danger of shopping legs as Lizzie needed to stop at a shop to spend the voucher she won in the sprint. I think I got off lightly compared to the boys from a schools team that craney saw in there sitting on a step looking a bit bored. Model map was quite useful for figuring out what was and wasn't mapped in the tin mining.

Running warm up/down 15:00 [3]
shoes: Inov8 terrafly 315 gtx

Attempting to warm up in the driving rain, eventually followed jimbo's lead and put a thermal on which helped a lot. A bit of jogging around the carpark afterwards.

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