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My GPS system says I ran further than the official race distance. What gives?

All RAM Racing courses are USATF certified, which means they are measured based on the shortest possible route an athlete can take without being disqualified. Every time you dodge another runner or take a wide turn you are adding distance to the route.

Additionally, GPS accuracy depends on a clear satellite signal. Tall buildings, heavy tree cover, tunnels, etc. may interfere with the signal, causing inaccurate results.

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