When Google Maps Messes Up

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    I will be the first to say that I appreciate the convenience of map software that we get to carry in our pocket on our phones – it definitely beats carrying big paper maps around! That said, the convenience of it does sometimes draw us to be more dependent on these mapping apps than we maybe should be. When Google Maps Messes Up I have a Garmin GPS I use whenever I drive anywhere but do often use Google Maps as well. I especially use Google Maps if I am out on a long run or on a run in a different city. It lets me see my different options for roads around me if I need to add some miles and I do not want to turn around right away when I reach a dead end. Such a situation presented itself yesterday on my long run. I decided to keep running and climb this one ascent in the area (bigger than a hill but not a mountain). I... The post When Google Maps Messes Up appeared first on Running with Miles.

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