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MLAN613 Posts: 17,350
3/26/13 7:54 A

I agree it doesn't matter. I usually start my Garmin once I leave the front door and I know my run club starts the mileage once we exit the building. So, that's what I am used to. I guess do what you are used to doing!

WENDIBUGG Posts: 674
3/26/13 6:34 A

as soon as im out my gate

PAMPAMBEBBLES SparkPoints: (15,081)
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Posts: 361
3/26/13 1:20 A

As soon as I hit the driveway!

DRAGYN5 Posts: 336
3/25/13 12:55 P

As soon I start walking!

KKKAREN Posts: 12,753
3/24/13 7:47 A

You must have a long walk to the road? count it!

ABBOTJU SparkPoints: (0)
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Posts: 35
3/24/13 7:01 A

Simply walking, it can bring out the best in us

TWEETIEBIRDIE Posts: 1,328
3/24/13 4:28 A

Count every step you take and every minute...they add up!

BUBBLEJ1 Posts: 2,981
3/24/13 2:11 A

It doesn't really matter.

STEPBYSTEP_ Posts: 777
3/23/13 1:23 A

I press it when i've locked the front door before heading down the stairs; and stop it when i get back to the door

LILLIPUTIANNA Posts: 1,049
3/22/13 11:58 P

I press the start button on my timer as soon as I start moving out the door. Moving is moving. If I don't want those few seconds from my front door to the sidewalk to slow my time down, I make sure I hurry myself down those steps and out of my yard as fast as I can.

(I also stop the timer when I get back to my doorstep.)

EMILYMARGO SparkPoints: (12,060)
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3/22/13 8:27 P

I don't think it really matters. Me personally, I start the time once I get to the road or wherever I'm officially "starting," because I use the map tracker on here and don't usually include my house on the routes.

DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (60,906)
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3/22/13 6:33 P

It really doesn't matter. Are you walking to get to the road? Do you have a long driveway? I don't start timing until I start on the road, but that's usually because I'm waiting for my GPS watch to pick up, fiddling with my iPod, or getting the dog's leash untangled from my ankles. ;)

It's up to you.

SCOOBYDOO112 SparkPoints: (510)
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3/22/13 6:18 P

are you supposed to time your walks as you leave the house or when you actually get to the road to walk?

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