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"Jack of all (sports), Master of none!"

1 April 2015

Over-sized...

bused into work after walking Hodge yesterday morning...

gym at lunchtime, I think it is helping my leg...

a good ride home...pumped up the tyres once home, hopefully I'll be a bit quicker for the rest of the week...

the stats:
start temp/humidity: 23.2/42% (apparent temp same)
start time: 5:42pm
total distance: 17.68
total time: 46:47 (including 1:59 stopped time)
avg speed: 22.7kph
total calories: 533
avg HR: 124

a lazy morning (i.e. didn't walk Hodge) before riding in...

the stats:
start temp/humidity: 10.5/99% (apparent temp same)
start time: 8:08am
total distance: 16.64
total time: 40:04 (including 0:00 stopped time)
avg speed: 24.9kph
total calories: 463
avg HR: NR

nearly got cleaned up by the over-sized Tony Abbott just out front of work...I don't know how they see where they are walking in that outfit...

easy run at lunch...mostly still conditions...worked up a good sweat...

the stats:
start temp/humidity: 23.1/53% (apparent temp same)
start time: 1:32pm
total distance: 7.08
total time: 40:00
avg pace: 5:39
total calories: 482
avg HR: 128(?) recovery HR: NR

had a good ride home...although did have to slow down for some rather large roos next to the bike path behind Chifley...

the stats:
start temp/humidity: 25.6/40% (apparent temp same)
start time: 5:41pm
total distance: 17.75
total time: 45:34 (including 1:27 stopped time)
avg speed: 23.4kph
total calories: 550
avg HR: NR

31 March 2015

street O @ Duffy-Holder...

the last event of the summer season was on the Duffy-Holder map...

after last week's effort we went with course C - to visit 12 out of 20 controls...

we got the map 5mins before the start and planned our course...

this time we visited all the controls we needed and finished with 14:18 to spare...

the stats:
start temp/humidity: 20.0/39% (apparent temp same)
start time: 6:15pm
total distance: 6.09
total time: 45:30 (offically 45:42)
avg pace: 7:28
total calories: 427
avg HR: 134

our order was 2 - 3 - 6 - 5 - 8 - 9 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 7 - 1

Jodie's favourite control was #1 where we received Easter eggs for the run to the finish...

Results:

Course C: 12 out of 20 controls

Men
1 Tenzing Johnson 38.39
2 Peter Madew 38.50
3 Maurice Patten RR-A 46.17
4 Garry Fry RR-A 48.50
5 Bryant Allen PO-A 50.49
6 Ian Elz 51.33

Women
1 Alex Madew 41.30
2 Elizabeth Dunbar 49.12
3 Ann Ingwersen PO-A 50.33
4 Lorraine Tomlins 52.40

Teams
1 Bronwyn Calver/Jodie Davis BS-A 45.42
2 Rob Cavenagh/Leena Cavenagh/David Cavenagh/Robert Cavenagh/Martha Cavenagh 48.45
3 Emma Ellett/Kirsty Harris 53.59
4 Janet Street/Young-sun Kim 58.42

street O takes a break for Easter before starting again on 13 April at Ainslie, the first of the winter series...

next week though we will be doing a Night O event at Cooleman Ridge on Friday night, the first of a series of four for the Orienteering With Lights Series (OWLS)...you can start any time between 6:30pm and 7:00pm and must finish by 8:15pm...there will be three courses (Powerful Owl – 5.5 km, Barking Owl – 3.5 km, Barn Owl – 2.2 km) and are standard O events where you must do them in the order for the course selected...it will be full SportIdent and each control will have reflectors...headlamps/torches will be required!

the other three events will be held at:

  • Mt Rogers - 17 April
  • Yarralumla Bays - 1 May (clashes with Brumbies v Waratahs!)
  • Mt Ainslie North - 8 May