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Training Log Archive: dlevine

In the 1 days ending May 3, 2008:

activity # timemileskm+m
  Orienteering1 1:58:42 4.57(25:57) 7.36(16:08) 2508 /14c57%
  Total1 1:58:42 4.57(25:57) 7.36(16:08) 2508 /14c57%

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Saturday May 3, 2008 #

Orienteering 1:31:06 [3] *** 4.23 km (21:32 / km) +170m 17:56 / km

West Point Middle Distance event. Started slow as I needed to adjust to West Point maps. Sped up until #5 when I bobbled and was one spur off. Fortunately, I saw the control and adjusted. Good then until #10 when pack was all going left and pulled me left, too; control was to the right. DISASTER at 11 when I went 8 contours too low and hung out there for much too long. After that I more or less meandered in.

Orienteering 27:36 [4] 3.13 km (8:49 / km) +80m 7:49 / km

West Point Sprint. With Ted Good starting two minutes behind me and Mike Lyons four, I knew that I would get passed by people who would probably know where they were going. The real question was how long I could hold them off. I bobbled #3 a little and Ted started to come up behind me. He visited #8 on the way to #5 so I punched in just ahead of him. He moved more quickly across the rocks at the base of the cliffs to #6 and was ahead of me to #9 when I finally lost sight. I was clean through #12, but heard Zach Lyons scream "go, dad!" as I passed through the spectator area. Mike passed me on the way to #14 and made that attack easy. Lost sight of him heading to #16. Bobbled the last control as I thought that I had skipped one; stood there while I recapped the last three controls on the map and verified that everything was cool. All in all, one of my better sprints.

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