Mapping a marathon
Nutrition Stride                         Challenge                         Feeling goodFitness       Motivation Music     ...
1.Run  use RunKeeper, Strava, Nike+ (must allow export)2.Export gpx to shapefile:       $	  ogr2ogr	  runs	  first-­‐track....
Carto for Marathon track:- Thin blueCarto for tracks:- Thin opaque red- Thick semi-transparent yellow- THICK very transpar...
GPS errors contribute to create thecirculatory artery scheme
20.000+ finishers, with their times, gender, ages, City, ...
20.000+ finishers, with their times, gender, ages, City, ...
1.Run the Marine Corps Marathon [optional]2.Import to Google Refine to fix names and geocode (via Yahoo):3.Aggregate data by...
Carto	  for	  cities:-­‐	  Size	  ∽	  /inishers-­‐	  Color	  ∽	  time	  for	  best	  10%-­‐	  Tooltips	  with	  city	  info
logging app with export GPS                   analyze data                                             ~40.000 steps      ...
Live tracking
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Geo_DC Meetup talk: Mapping a marathon

  1. 1. Mapping a marathon
  2. 2. Nutrition Stride Challenge Feeling goodFitness Motivation Music Mapping
  3. 3. 1.Run use RunKeeper, Strava, Nike+ (must allow export)2.Export gpx to shapefile: $  ogr2ogr  runs  first-­‐track.gpx $  ogr2ogr  -­‐-­‐append  runs  second-­‐track.gpx3.TileMill it4.Publish in Mapbox
  4. 4. Carto for Marathon track:- Thin blueCarto for tracks:- Thin opaque red- Thick semi-transparent yellow- THICK very transparent green
  5. 5. GPS errors contribute to create thecirculatory artery scheme
  6. 6. 20.000+ finishers, with their times, gender, ages, City, ...
  7. 7. 20.000+ finishers, with their times, gender, ages, City, ...
  8. 8. 1.Run the Marine Corps Marathon [optional]2.Import to Google Refine to fix names and geocode (via Yahoo):3.Aggregate data by city with python [Input]:  Places=[r[Location]  for  r  in  runner  if  Location  in  r]  ...4.TileMill it5.Publish in Mapbox
  9. 9. Carto  for  cities:-­‐  Size  ∽  /inishers-­‐  Color  ∽  time  for  best  10%-­‐  Tooltips  with  city  info
  10. 10. logging app with export GPS analyze data ~40.000 steps (1 million steps in training)Customize geo data Prepare (geo) dataHosting + map layers geolocation of city names
  11. 11. Live tracking

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