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Training Log Archive: Lori

In the 1 days ending Oct 8, 2011:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 1:34:36 3.85(24:33) 6.2(15:15)18c
  Running1 8:00 0.75(10:44) 1.2(6:40)
  Stretching1 5:00
  Total1 1:47:36 4.6 7.418c

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Saturday Oct 8, 2011 #

Running 8:00 [3] 1.2 km (6:40 / km)
shoes: Mizuno Ascend

Jogging to the start with Presto and a very friendly guy with a very tenuous grasp on Eastern European geography. (He called Estonia "that stone place" :-).)

Orienteering 1:34:36 [3] *** 6.2 km (15:15 / km)
18c shoes: Mizuno Ascend

Red Day 1 at the Boulder Dash with Presto! What a fun course! After some brief confusion immediately out of the start (very brief - part of this was figuring out what a marsh looked like in real life on this map), I navigated one of the cleanest races I've run in a while. It wasn't very fast, but it was so incredibly pleasant to look in front of me, see a feature, think, my control will be behind that, run to the other side and voila! control! I made one significant mistake, but it wasn't even really a navigation error. It was just me being an idiot. I got to number 10, which was supposed to be in a dry depression. I looked into the depression, which was completely full of water, didn't see the control, decided I must be at a nearby marsh because my depression was supposed to be dry, and headed off to find the control. Unsurprisingly I could not make the map add up, and after a few minutes of wandering, relocated and came back to the same depression/pond I'd been at before. Luckily I did see the flag this time. I was feeling quite grumbly on the way to 11 about loosing 8-9 minutes on stupidity, but then Presto turned around with a big doggy grin and I thought, you're right Presto, we are having a good time!

Stretching 5:00 [3]

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