Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Pavement-only orienteering


For tonight's training the rule was that you had to run on pavement only. It made the route choices interesting. It was fun, though my legs feel a bit sore.

Back to okansas.blogspot.com.

posted by Michael | 8:52 PM


Reading aboot that alone makes me legs sore, and I am not even Canadian.
10 to 11 looks like a trap leg. It looks like you can't connect to the north of the line, and the printing of "10" over that area makes it look confusing. Very tricky.
10-11. It turns out the map was a bit off and you could make the pavement-only connection north of 10. Some people had checked that out on the route from 4-5.

I saw the gap and decided to take the north or the south route depending on what I saw Gene do (I saw him a 150 meters or so ahead of me). Gene went north, so I decided to go south, even though it looked like a longer route (and it was). In a race I'd have probably gone north.
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