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Question for Android wear ghostracer users who run in paired mode: do you ever have an issues with Ghostracer recordings?

I am 4 days out from my first half marathon and still need to confirm my configuration. I was hoping to run without my phone in an armband but my dream of running with my SW3 and Bluebuds X Bluetooth earbuds may have come to an end tonight. I have been testing music on Bluebuds X with Ghostracer, in standalone mode, for close to a month now and things were going well until the last two recordings. Sunday's 11 mile run was completely lost. Yesterday, I did a 4.2 mile run where only 2.99 miles was recorded on GPS yet the time kept going. Luckily after Sunday's run, I ran Micoach on my phone in parallel on my phone.

So I am debating the following:
1. Running the half with my phone on an armband running Micoach connected to my Bluetooth ear buds. The SW3 would just be a fancy media controller. Well, I should test out Strava so at least I can use my watch for checking the pace (Micoach doesn't have any Android Wear support).
2. Running the half with Ghostracer in paired mode to use the phone's GPS. Bluetooth ear buds would be paired to phone for music and SW3 could still control the media player.

I'm a little hesitant to do #2 because I've been testing in GR standby mode the whole time. I am okay with dropping back to wearing my phone on an armband, as I previously have, but now it may rain!

I really want to ensure my first BK Half gets recorded correctly and I was also really hoping to have my setup decided by now so I don't have to mess with anything on race day.

Any feedback and suggestion is greatly appreciated! 
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+Craig Jarratt thanks for clarification. After giving this some more thought, can you give me some reasons why I wouldn't want to run GR in paired mode if I am going to have my phone in an armband anyways? I feel like it would be more reliable and provide greater accuracy to use the GR app on the phone. 
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Great job +Craig Jarratt ! Thanks for your hard work.  What is Ghostracer premium and can you purchase if you are in the beta?  I would like to pass you a few bucks for filling a need for Sony Smartwatch 3 owners.  GR is such a better interface than the other tracker apps that can use the watch GPS.  
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I've been digging around trying to find the upgrade for a to support this great app, so glad I was able to find this post to figure out how to contribute!
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Interesting read about efficiency of quick service restaurants like Cheesecake Factory. I begrudgingly admit, I thought the food was just "OK" because I thought everything was pre-made and processed. Apparently, that's not the case. 
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I didn't realize until now that the new Mac Pro is cylindrical, and then i immediately thought of r2d2, normal right? http://pbs.twimg.com/media/BMcspGgCQAEJKfJ.png:large | steeznkramer's picture from #Instagram. @Instagram @StarWars #MacPro2013 #MacPro #Apple #R2D2 #StarWars pic.twitter.com/Gox662K3Dt
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Greatest legal defense of all time! Completely agree that it becomes harder to defend that something is "singular" in design the more minimalistic (or lack of distinct and unique) qualities it has. Apple and their stupid patents...

http://gizmodo.com/5833586/samsung-cites-2001-a-space-odyssey-against-apple-in-greatest-legal-defense-of-all-time
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Thursday RAGBRAI, first town stop is Brooklyn (also known as flag town usa)
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i'm in brooklyn too! come by, say hello.
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Carmageddon race: Bicycle vs. JetBlue across LA - Life
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43776135/ns/us_news-life/
Keep tabs on the race on twitter by the #flightvsbike hashtag. Good thing i'm not flying out to l.a. again until next Thursday.
Slate: Can Los Angeles cyclists beat a plane from Burbank to Long Beach? How an idle tweet spawned an epic transportation showdown.
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Came here two days in a row and already looking forward to the next visit. Had delicious breakfast on first day and a great lunch the next day. Nuff said.
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My first visit to the Beacon was for a Noel Gallagher show on 7/5/2016. Another landmark music venue to cross off my bucket list. Looking forward to seeing more shows at the Beacon. Great venue that has great sound to go along with good sight lines in an intimate atmosphere.
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Stayed here for the weekend. The suite was cute and kitschy, just as described, and a short walk to the creek. It rained the whole weekend except for the morning we were leaving. Looking forward to coming back to Kate's again.
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Decent ramen for the neighborhood. The soup has improved a lot since they first opened. Probably as good of a ramen as you're going to get in Park Slope.
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