Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Garmin stats versus real stats

Today's track workout ... my very FIRST track workout. (Yet another check in the "real runner" column, right?)

Also, once again, let's illustrate why your Garmin watch distance/pace isn't perfect, and if you run a race use the chip time/pace, not your Garmin's time/pace:

Yay Garmin

For the record, I did not in fact start running the baseball field's outfield and scale a fence. In case you were wondering.

Edited to add: Read this if you use GPS to track your running. It's not perfect. It has to go to space and back!


  1. Wow! I just assumed I was inconsistent sometimes when doing laps.

  2. Gosh, no! This explains it better than I ever could: