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Training Log Archive: Samantha

In the 1 days ending Oct 20, 2012:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 1:10:50 5.47(12:57) 8.8(8:03)
  trail run1 15:00 1.5(10:00) 2.41(6:13)
  Total1 1:25:50 6.97(12:19) 11.21(7:39)

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Saturday Oct 20, 2012 #

12 PM

Orienteering 1:10:50 [3] 8.8 km (8:03 / km)

NAOC Long. Overall pretty clean, with my mistakes occurring early on. About a minute on the first control. Very confused with the streams, as I crossed in a different spot than I thought. Damage minimized. Then again on 3, I was on track, but thought I was looking for the tiny formline reentrant and I inverted the contours. Ran so close to the control, and then bailed back to the top of the hill, reaffirmed where I was, and then was able to make sense of it all. About another minute 20 lost there.

After that it was good. I like the route I picked to 10, although I did hesitate in the middle of it, as I almost lost my way. Probably about another 45 seconds there. Then was slow climbing out of 12 and deciding a route (plus I took a gel), and Ali caught me there. Behind her on the way to 13, but then realized that Louise wasn't far behind us. That lit a fire in me and I stayed ahead of Ali from 14 to the finish (although only a few steps ahead!). Where was that speed and confidence for the rest of the race?

trail run 15:00 [2] 1.5 mi (10:00 / mi)

Warm up. A bit on the map. Cliffs are tiny.

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