Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Friday, September 15, 2006

On your marks....get set....


I'm on my way to the sprint series finals.

Without making any particular effort to prepare, I've actually done a couple of things that give me some confidence. I've been working with Gene to fieldcheck a sprint map. I've done a couple of tests using the half-completed map to help me make decisions about the map. So,without intending to, I've did some sprint training in and spent some time thinking about sprints.

I ran some intervals (so-called "old man intervals") yesterday and was moving faster than expected. It didn't exactly feel good, but it gives you a bit of confidence to run a bit better than expected.

On the other hand, I haven't done any intentional preparations (the stuff I'd usually do to get myself ready for a specific event). But, maybe that won't matter so much. We shall see.

Updates in coming days

Updates will be irregular over the next couple of days. I might phone in a couple of audio updates over the next couple of days.

posted by Michael | 12:37 PM


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