Had some spare child free time to do some kit faff this morning before getting out for a run with my kit.
Taking worst case option kit out today, have made a few changes to years past. Bag came to 4.65kg, dry weight, with food with made me a little pleased.
Anyone else cutting the labels out of clothing and wondering what they can get away with?
Long score for us this year.
Sounds a good start but think aiming for sub 4kg was where I used to be. I did a quick search and this UKC thread from 2020 came up, maybe some good tips in there? And there are quite a lot of other websites with advice on lower weight too out there.
Greatest weight saving potential was from around midrift.
I’ve always managed to arrange family holidays for the OMM weekend so haven’t do it in years. Might try to find a partner for 2022...
> Not even slightly, lightest I've been in 5 years.
Actually you made me check.....and same old same old...no fatter, no thinner....just the same old weight.
Of course the pack weight should be the total weight for both packs. Just worked out that mine will be 1.95kg. My partners pack on the other hand.....!!!
Anyone fancy a last minute entry this year? Thinking of Linear B or medium score…
We've not entered this year, don't know if that is a good or bad thing We had an absolute shocker at Langdale 2017, got horribly cold & struggled with nav on the first day, then late on second day and lost a good chunk of our points.
On a side note, really enjoyed your street-O in Tod last week!
> On a side note, really enjoyed your street-O in Tod last week!
Good to hear you enjoyed it
Start times are in. Uh oh....
Still at 1:40k at least the routes are shorter than if the OS did the maps....
0900 start...may drive down the morning of rather than night before.
Would rather be out earlier on the Sunday than 0815 though. *shiver*
> 0900 start...may drive down the morning of rather than night before.
> Would rather be out earlier on the Sunday than 0815 though. *shiver*
Mmm, yes the Sunday doesn't really count as a lie in does it..!
Just done a bit of 1:40k map use practice. Think I stayed out of the event area, mind, I am in Devon. Found the ideal substitute running partner, our 4yr old springer. He covered loads of ground, was smiling the whole time, never looked remotely tired and when we finished the 13 or so miles, he just wanted to do it again. Doing the event with my son, the experience is going to be identical.....
Great stuff mate! Gorgeous day out on the moor today. Got out with my partner today for 20 odd km of moving around. The foot injury held up. Feeling good about our race - although a 9am start time on Sunday makes for a late return to the shire!
I've been child herding all day. Out tomorrow, hoping for decent weather....
> Great stuff mate! Gorgeous day out on the moor today. Got out with my partner today for 20 odd km of moving around. The foot injury held up. Feeling good about our race - although a 9am start time on Sunday makes for a late return to the shire!
The moor was stunning today, even on a Harvey map!! Glad your foot was ok.
You driving back Sunday night? Wow fair play. I will be resting my sorry ar*e in the Lakes for an extra day. The last OMM was the last time I was on a plane as I flew back from Glasgow. Quite a few competitors on the flight which made for quite an atmosphere....or rather, smell!!!