Following a marathon-and-a-half with Latitude

Thursday, October 15, 2009 | 8:22 PM

A few months ago, I started something crazy. Like a lot of Googlers, I work in Mountain View, CA but live in San Francisco, 37 miles away. When I moved to SF, I got hooked on cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 local cycling craze, and I fell in with a group that cycles to commute. Early on, biking to work was something audacious. Eventually, I decided that I wanted to do something that felt audacious again. So I decided to run to work to raise money for Teach for America.

Now 37 miles is a lot -- about a marathon and a half. I'm thinking it'll take me about 6 hours. For cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 past 4 months I've been training, and now finally, tomorrow is cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 big day! Throughout cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 training, lots of people have said cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365y'd love to see cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 run, but oddly, none of cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365m were up for coming along. So, I decided to do cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 next best thing. I'm going to take my Latitude-enabled phone with me, and let people follow along from home. I've been blogging about my training and I've embedded cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 Google public location badge on my blog for cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 big day. This badge lets me make my Latitude location public and share my progress on cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 run with anyone who views my blog, even if we're not Latitude friends.

So, if you're up tomorrow, October 16, at 2:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time (or anytime over cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 next 6 hours or so), check out my progress and see if I make it into work on time. I could use cá cược thể thao bet365_cách nạp tiền vào bet365_ đăng ký bet365 virtual encouragement!



Updated: I made it! 6 hours, 90 ounces of water, 3 energy gels and 1 banana later. Well, time to get back to work. Hope you all get our and run today!

Posted by Matt Ghering, Googler

3 comments:

Tim Wilson said...

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Jafer said...

Creative, inspirational, and admirable. Well done!

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