26817Re: Garmin 60CSx question
- Aug 10, 2008ROFL...
Actually I was going to mention that at my last certified 5K, it only
measured 3.0 miles on my Forerunner -- but I admittedly and
intentionally run on the inside curve of the course,
BUT I like Barbara's contribution.... LOL
--- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, Barbara Dukette
> Were you staggering?
> --- On Sun, 8/10/08, emmy_n_sapphie <emmy_n_sapphie@...> wrote:
> From: emmy_n_sapphie <emmy_n_sapphie@...>
> Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Garmin 60CSx question
> To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
> Date: Sunday, August 10, 2008, 3:53 PM
> In preparation for the 10K Nike Human Race that will be held at the
> of August, Pat & I walked the whole course this morning. I carriedmy
> Garmin 60CSx the whole way and we followed the publish courseexactly.
> At the end of the supposedly 6.2 mile course, my mileage on the GPSwas
> 6.59 miles. Presumably the course is really 6.2 miles since it's aissues,
> certified course. So what would cause my GPS unit to be off by 0.4
> miles? I can see it being off by 0.1 miles because of accuracy
> but 0.4 miles seems like a lot of error. I had good satellitereception
> the whole time. Any thoughts?
> Mary Beth
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