It’s happened at least once to everyone who trains with a GPS watch. You spend months refining your pace to the exact second per mile. You run a virtual race almost every week against your GPS to drill that exact pace into your body. You line up for the race primed to run an exact PR, and then your GPS signals that you’ve completed the race in your exact goal time. YES! But, wait.
There’s a problem. You haven’t crossed the finish line yet and odds are good you can’t even see it. By the time you do cross the finish, your GPS is telling you that you’ve run the race distance plus a quarter-mile or so and your exact PR is history. You’re annoyed, angry, and wondering how on earth your GPS and/or the course could be so very wrong. Read more >>