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Description: Many tech-savvy runners are turning to GPS watches to track key data, such as altitude and heart rate. This watch also tracks things such as calorie consumption and approaching terrain.

Source: CTV News

Date: October 8, 2013

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 Running is arguably the most popular form of exercise, with essential gear consisting of just two feet and a heartbeat. However, on top of those basic anatomic necessities, there is a growing list of electronic gear and support to maximize a runner’s performance. Bill Roblee has been running for 35 years and counts himself among a growing community of runners using a GPS watch to enhance results. Read Rest of Story.

Questions for discussion:

1. If you are a runner, would you benefit enough from this type of technology to purchase one?

2. Would you pay upwards of $500 for one?

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