GPS analysis of race 10 September
First graph: Checkpoints as given
(as from old route) - red
the route with points at 20 second intervals - small blue diamonds
checkpoints/marshals/turns as determined on the day - orange diamonds
waypoints in Garmin format using OS format for Garmin GPS units
using the precise format required by PCX5 software.
These waypoints are also loadable to Magellan and other GPS brands
using inter alia GPS
a shareware product written by Alan Murphy
(contactable via his site).
(There is a restricted freeware version
and a full bells-and-whistles version available on payment of
Note: this is for a clockwise running - some waypoints may move
slightly for anti-clockwise.
The route kept to the lane past Toothill Farm
On Burbage Moor, there is a stile on a fence on the bold, direct
route. Ignore it if you follow the track.
Key junctions in Blacka are included (mostly marshalled on anti-clockwise
See the Munros/GPS section of this
site for details
of GPS file format
Second graph shows progressive speed
during event, using a rolling average speed over 8 time intervals
(generally 2 min 40 s), showing all data points. Speed declines
towards the end following injury - a rib cracked when my foot
slipped; thankfully it is getting a bit better.
Shows vertical lines for each checkpoint. X-axis is time rather
than distance (exaggerates slow bits!)
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