Yesterday I got my new Forerunner 205! And I took it out this morning. As you can see I am running a lot further than I thought I was! I always thought I was doing about 5-6k and turns out I'm doing close to 8k! That is fantastic. I love the integration with motionbased.com and google earth. You can see two different views of my run.
So, now that I know how far I'm going I will use the virtual partner function in the Forerunner to start increasing my speed.