Garmin

In Which Jenn Suffers A Garmin Emergency

Okay, so, my Garmin Forerunner 230, greatest Christmas present of all time, developed a crack in the watch face a few months back. It was a little concerning, but the watch continued to work fine, so I assumed it was superficial. This theory was borne out by runs in the rain and even a couple dunks in the ocean (the Forerunner is rated up to 5ATM for swimming). It had a cosmetic defect, sure, and it was getting a little behind on the tech, yes, but basically my Garmin was working fine. … Until last Sunday, when I was...

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GPS watch

In Which Jenn Gets A New GPS Watch Band

A month or two ago I noticed that my GPS watch band was starting to crack. Now, I’m an adult, so I did the adult thing: I slapped some masking tape over the affected area and carried on with my life. Problem solved! Unfortunately, a few weeks later, the band legit just fell right off my wrist, so a new plan was needed. Now, this watch is almost four years old and has a mysterious crack in the face, but otherwise works great and has plenty of battery life. I didn’t think it was time for a new watch just yet,...

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White rabbit is late

In Which Jenn Gets An Amazing Running Present

Pat is not a runner. Case in point, consider the following exchange: ME: The Star Wars – Dark Side 5K is still open. Would you like to – PAT: No. ME: I would run it with you – PAT: No. So there’s that. I mean, he’ll run a mile or two for conditioning purposes, but it’s not his thing and he’s certainly not a distance runner. Therefore his understanding of my happy little marathoning heart is rudimentary at best. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t listen. After I lamented the tragedy of my current GPS watch’s battery dying at...

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