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Discussion: Fast walking!

in: hughmac3; hughmac3 > 2016-03-01

Mar 1, 2016 11:33 PM # 
Was that in the woods?

Nice work
Mar 2, 2016 2:12 AM # 
Yes - the usual Crum/Smedley. But remember, about a mile is paved road/sidewalk. Can't seem to get to the 15 min./mile walk to use in ultras.
Mar 2, 2016 3:38 AM # 
You were finally using your arms like I've been telling you to for 2 years??
Mar 2, 2016 8:21 PM # 
You're under 15s in the effort pace ... pretty darned hard to get under 15s on anything but smooth road. You need a watch! Wait for your birthday and maybe one will show up, or I think I would recommend a Forerunner 25 for you. Simple, but pretty good battery life (10 hours), same as mine.

Or the mega Forerunner 920XT for FORTY hours of "Ultra" battery:

Gosh, maybe I should get one of those. ;) Maybe a present for myself if I meet my 1200 miles before Aug 13th goal.

See how I turned that into "about me"? :)
Mar 2, 2016 8:30 PM # 
The Garmin Fenix 2 is pretty interesting, too:

50 hours! Massively on sale for $209 right now, too.
Mar 2, 2016 8:50 PM # 
And that right there:

Is another excellent deal, if you can stand a WHITE watch.
Mar 3, 2016 8:55 PM # 
Yes, I'll probably need one of these. The Garmin Forerunner 25 looks affordable. Something or other wrong with or too expensive the rest of them. OK coach.

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