PWT Cruise 2018 (30/11/2018)
Category: Competition
Map/area: Puerto Santo Tomas De Castilla, Guatemala
Distance: 3.08 km
Time: 17:11
Average HR: 135
Maximum HR: 155
This was the worst map so far, just a Google satellite image, and it turned out that the entire NW quadrant was an armed military camp so our course was cut short.

The first flag was well hidden but otherwise dead simple, then the second was quite bad: The open lot shown on the sat image was now an active building site!

I ran past the helmet-wearing workmen into the southern corner, but no flag, so then I tried the next lot to the north before I decided that the flag was missing.

It turned out that due to that construction work they had placed the flag about 50 m to the SE, i.e. underneath the line to #3 on the endge of the next street, but since I started early I never heard about this! I lost exactly 3 min running into this street and searching, compared to going directly to the new location.

Simple street running to #3 & #4.

Just after #4 it seemed like a path/alley might go through the neighborhood,directly to #5 but decided to not risk this being a dead end. 5-10 s.

Halfway to #5 I stopped because I could not see the street corner leading down to the control, just a huge wall in the end of the current road. Lost 10-15 s here.

I was lucky towards #6 when I decided to try to go direct: The green field was enclosed with a 4m brick wall, but there was a narrow alley to the left of the long building with dark red roof.

The park around #6 & #7 had tall fences, I ran past the first narrow opening then turned back when could not see another gate closer to the control. 15s.

Total time loss was about 3:45, all of it due to the challenge of running with no proper/up to date map.
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