In a funny take on what life would be like without fitness trackers and GPS devices, this Be An Engineer 30-second commercial shows how you would share your run with friends.
As part of the ‘Be An Engineer‘ initiative, ExxonMobil offers a funny take on what life might be like without fitness trackers, GPS watches, and the ability to share our runs on social media platforms like Strava and Facebook.
In the video, Jamie gets a ‘like’ in the form of a neighbour’s approval after her 129-block training run.
The preferred way to track distance? Give a smaller sibling a piggy-back ride for the duration of the run so you can focus on training while he or she tracks distance and time.
GPS tracking has become so common in running that users are beginning to map out unique routes in order to re-create shapes. The latest? Portland, Ore.-based runner Gene Lu running routes to create Star Wars portraits.
Black Friday. I just ran 4.62 mi @ a 9'31''/mi pace with Nike+. https://t.co/MT6P4emaJM Turn-by-turn directions are locked in and loaded. They can be found at the link in my bio or at bit.ly/TIE_PDX. Download the directions and get ready to speed boost through the alleyways of SE Portland. May the Force be with you! #thedarkside #starwars #theforceawakens #tiefighter #hypebeast #traveloregon #nikeplus #nikerunning #runwars #force1612 #theartawakens