How to start a Google Maps racing comp

Summary:Feeling left out of that office tipping competition? Keep getting distracted by stupid things on Friday afternoons? Counter both with your very own Google Maps racing league!

Feeling left out of that office tipping competition? Keep getting distracted by stupid things on Friday afternoons? Counter both with your very own Google Maps racing league!

If you're a nerd, it's tough to get excited about the office football-tipping competition. I mean, it's just a bunch of strong men doing laps on a field, right? It's also tough to stay on task on Friday afternoons with so many great cat pictures on the internet.

Why not kill two birds with one nerd? Combat Friday afternoon distractions and invent your own tipping competition at the same time, with Google Maps racing.

Decide on a route, draw up a weekly leader board and then head on over to the Google Maps racing page and belt through your own urban rally course.

Watch the video for the inaugural Sydney rally special stage.

Topics: Google

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