>Look What I Can Do!>Bonus! I was running longer than I thought = faster times
I live in a newer subdivision and Google Maps didn't have me on there. When Eric did the map update, my subdivision was on the map, so I redid all my courses here. Turns out all my courses are about 1/5 of a mile longer than I thought.
Today I ran what I though was 4.9 miles in 36:44. It really is 5.16 miles when I updated my course. That makes my pace way under 7:30. Cool beans!
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That's a nice bonus, like finding a $20 bill on the sidewalk. I'd be afraid of measuring my routes for fear they'd be shorter than I thought. Since I turned 40 my running ego doesn't need any more bad news
I'd rather find that $20 bill.
Did it make your race times faster?
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Nice buzzkill, Mr. Glass-half-empty -guy.
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Well, I'd question the assumption that any online mapping tool is accurate to the hundredths of a mile.
True enough. I just am happy about being under 7:30 per mile. That is kind of a barometer of mine. I like to make sure I can run that fast at a certain distance before I add another mile to a long run.
Next up is 6 miles under 45.
Haven't raced since last summer. IDK.