Friday, May 30, 2008

Doing the Math

I can't believe I overlooked this useful coincidence for so long. The distance from Hurd Field to Mill Street, one and three-quarter miles, is also the distance from Alewife to Mill Street. If you do as I do most days, entering the trail at Hurd, going east to Mill Street and then turning around, the outbound milestones show your total distance -- no computation needed until you get to Bedford and turn around again.

Today: 16.5 miles. This year: 293.3 miles.

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