Category: Training

7 May 2006 / / Training

At the beginning of this year, I set myself the goal of doing 50 hours of orienteering, 50 hours of running/spinning training, and 50 hours of cycling (not counting commuting,…

31 January 2006 / / Training

Here’s some of my favourite trail runs I’ve done or would like to do shortly. Epping Forest 18km – Covered by four orienteering maps. Gorhambury 15km – From Iain’s house…

25 January 2006 / / Notes

After a long run on Sunday I did some post-run analysis, and found an excellent site, GMap-Pedometer, that harnesses the power of Google Maps and also USGS altitude information. Basically,…

30 December 2005 / / Training

Inspired by a discussion at Attackpoint, I’m going for a modest (i.e. achievable) New Year’s resolution for 2006: 50-50-50. That is, 50 hours of competitive orienteering. 50 hours of training…

14 September 2005 / / Training

I’m recording my event results (and any training I happen to do – probably including the bike commute to work!) at Attackpoint. See here for my orienteering/training activity in the…

29 July 2004 / / Training
19 May 2004 / / Training

As expected, I’ve bounced back very quickly from Monday’s low back injury, and was back at work today. I didn’t make the event tonight though. Assuming the pain continues to…

14 March 2004 / / Training

My knee injury, which happened this time last year after I plunged my foot down a rabbit role while racing in a National, has recurred. The timing is unfortunate, as…

14 March 2004 / / Training

A very lazy month for orienteering, characterised by either not bothering to get out of bed for events, missing crucial trains, or turning up on the wrong day for the…

20 October 2003 / / Training

Well autumn is definitly here – it’s difficult to believe it was 38 degrees celsius two months ago, it’s now near freezing at nights. Autumn is also when the UK…