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D-Tag Limerick

It's St. Paddy's Day - which means lots of drinking and no running. But after preparing my D-Tag for tomorrow's race my wife and I got caught up in the usual "hilarious" runner jokes that center on how D-Tag sounds like D-Bag (those will always be funny to me) and we even wrote a little limerick in honor of St. Paddy and D-Tags everywhere (and maybe D-Bags too):


The D-Tag Limerick

There are many ways of tracking your pace
When running a road or trail race
I feel like my D-Tag
Is just being a D-Bag
Cause it says that I came in last place


Amazing poetic skills we have, I know. I then tried to find out more about a D-Tag (like what the D actually stands for)... I totally can't find it anywhere - even on the ChronoTrack Systems website. Luckily my wife suggested that it's probably just for "digital." She's a little quicker than me (mentally and running-wise). Anyone have confirmation on that? (on the digital part, not the quickness part - I don't need more confirmation on that)

Also, in case you can't follow the instructions ON the D-Tag (haha, if you're a D-Bag in other words), ChronoTrack Systems has a pdf and a sweet video out there to show you how it works. Unfortunately, if you can't work a D-Tag I don't know that you'd have the Google skills to find these guides.

For the video, try replacing D-Tag with D-Bag every time they say it. It makes it both informative AND hilarious.

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