Are we there yet?

Running and GIS

Running is a great way to get exercise, enjoy the outdoors, and apply GPS and GIS technology! When I run outdoors I like to bring along my Garmin GPS watch. It's great during the run because it uses the GPS signal to calculate your speed and give you real-time feedback on your pace. After the run you plug it into your computer and it will download the information from your run and display it in a Web GIS application. There are many features of the web application but you can even download the coordinate data into a file and view and edit it in your favorite GIS application such as ArcGIS.


Sample of run data
Date Distance Total Time
1/1/2013 1 mile 8:13:00
1/3/2013 4.2 miles 48:39:00
1/5/2013 2.7 miles 23:47:12
1/26/2013 3.4 mile 27:57:00







Video from Coyote Hills 5K

January 26, 2013

Video streaming by Ustream - Embeded video using iframe


Coyote Hills Start
On your mark, get set, GO!
The University of Southern California does not screen or control the content on this website and thus does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such content. All content on this website is provided by and is the sole responsibility of the person from which such content originated, and such content does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the University administration or the Board of Trustees