Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Saturday, May 10, 2003

On the road


In a couple of hours, I'll be on the road.

I'm spending the next week at the Stockton, California, City Auditor's Office working on a "peer review."

Traveling will screw up my training routine. I'm not sure what I'll be able to do. My plan is not to worry about it, but to get in whatever I can. I suppose the hotel will have an exercise bike. I can do some jogging around Stockton (maybe some urban O' on a street map). I plan to spend Sunday exploring Yosemite and should be able to get in a jog or at least a nice hike. I'm bringing a few maps to study.

Orienteering is a relatively good sport for a traveling. You can run anywhere (almost). There is at least some value in orienteering on street maps. It is easy to travel with a stack of maps and spend a few minutes a day studying them.

But, I am glad I don't have a job that requires a lot of travel. It is tiring. It makes following a training plan difficult.

Traveling will also screw up my blogging routine. I should have internet access, but I'm not sure how convenient it'll be. So, expect an update or two during the next week, but don't expect updates every day until Saturday, May 17.

posted by Michael | 11:15 AM


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