Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Monday, April 06, 2009

Lots of trail running


Some discussion of the amount of trail running at last weekend's Ranasstafetten (a relay near Stockholm) inspired me to take a look at Boris' map. Sure enough, it looks like a lot of trail running.

Boris ran the 7.4 Km course in 49:10.

He also ran the course with a GPS and used QuickRoute version 2.3 to put his track on the map. So it is simple to figure out how much of the 49 minutes he spent running on trails. I spent a few minutes, downloading his map and adding splits for each section of trail running. I added up all of those segments and come up with a total for he amount of time Boris spent running on trails - 15:34. Just a bit under 33 percent of the time on the course was trail running.

If I had more energy, I'd download a few other courses and do the same calculation to get some comparisons. But, for now, I'll just sit back and watch some of the basketball game on TV.

Back to okansas.blogspot.com.

posted by Michael | 8:20 PM


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