Running A Marathon On Sunday

This weekend, I will be running the Chevron Houston Marathon.  After four months of training, me and two of my brothers will embark on the 26.2 mile journey at 7:10AM Central Time.

I love how this race has embraced technology.  You can track any runner's status just by registering HERE.  When the registration is completed, text messages will be sent at the 6.2 mile, 13.1 mile, 18.3 mile, and 26.2 mile marker.  This is able to be done because of a chip placed on my shoe.  Additionally, each runners status will be shown on a map throughout the race.

It has me asking this question:  How can this crusade better utilize technology?

I welcome all suggestions!

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  1. Judy on January 16, 2009 at 11:22 am

    “How can this crusade better utilize technology?”

    Use Twitter. Groups of people can follow each other and give simple status updates centered on saving, paying down debt, resisting the urge to spend, etc. It would be so encouraging.

    Good luck to you and your brothers on your race!

  2. Gail on January 17, 2009 at 6:29 am

    I love the way you use technology & are always looking to advance the getting out of debt crusade.
    I really need to put your link on my blog. I would love to track your status during the race, alas, I do not have text capabilities on my phone.(another expense I can not afford.) So know I’ll be praying for you- for God’s supernatural strength & stamina.
    God Bless, -Gail

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