Jeff Darcy

2018 Running Report

Over 900 miles. That's how far I've run this year. Quite likely over a thousand if I include walking breaks and cool-downs, but I'm too lazy to check. 220 days that I ran at least once. That makes it my second best year, 2016 having been my best by ~30 miles or so. My pace is also much slower than it used to be, but it is slowly coming back . . .

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Posted in: running

December 26, 2018

Coros Apex, part 2

Following up on yesterday's first-look review of the Coros Apex running watch, here's some more detail on GPS accuracy and MapMyRun integration from today's run. I'll even be showing some maps, but first let's get some other stuff out of the way.

First, today's run was at a colder temperature than yesterday: 22°F. So, good . . .

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Posted in: running

December 08, 2018

Coros Apex Review

In the past four and a half years, I've gone through a lot of running watches: Garmin 220, 235, vivoactive 3; Suunto Spartan Trainer, and now a Coros Apex. The Suunto has some definite strong points and some definite weak points (especially the software) so I figured it was time to try something new. I'd had my eye on the Coros Pace for a . . .

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Posted in: running

December 07, 2018

Four Years of Running

Just finished the last full month before the fourth anniversary of when I started running, so I guess it's a good time to take stock. MapMyRun tells me that I've done 818 runs for and 2,815 miles. 371 thousand calories. 4.6 million steps. Those numbers are a bit low because I didn't start using the site for a few months after I started . . .

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Posted in: running

July 02, 2018