Tuesday, April 25, 2006
Pace off your next walk, run or ride on your computer screen with this Google Maps pedometer
This Gmaps hack is so cool. Just zoom in on any location and then click off the segments of your desired route with a mouse. The software automatically tallies your mileage. I tried it by clicking the four corners of Madison’s Capitol Square, the site of the Dane County Farmers’ Market. With 300 vendors, it’s the largest producers-only market in the country -- and a great place for a Saturday morning stroll of exactly 0.55 miles, according to the Gmaps pedometer. Thanks to Atrios, who mentioned it when posting about a recent run.