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silly question but runners out there, how do you measure the distance you run?

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mothersmilk Thu 10-Sep-09 12:42:41

am i doing it the hard way with my street map and piece of string? im already hooked up to a watch and mp3 so dont really want any more gagetry attatched to me but is there another way a web site maybe?

mrsflowerpot Thu 10-Sep-09 12:52:11

gmap pedometer - you just track your route on the map. www.gmap-pedometer.com/

EleanoraBuntingCupcake Thu 10-Sep-09 12:53:41

dam you beat me to it. gmap is great.

prettybird Thu 10-Sep-09 12:55:49

Before "technology", I used to go out in the car and measure one or two of my routes to get an idea of my pace (eg a 10 minute/mile pace). Then I could calculate how long other runs were.

mothersmilk Thu 10-Sep-09 12:57:12

ok looks grat but how do i get it to go to England?
many thanks

UC Thu 10-Sep-09 12:57:26

and try mapmyrun.co.uk too.

daftpunk Thu 10-Sep-09 12:57:41

i have a fitness thing on my phone..tells you all that info.

EleanoraBuntingCupcake Thu 10-Sep-09 13:34:00

just type in teh nearest big town

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