A blog by runners. For runners.

WalkJogRun App now includes an Apple Watch App


Try the new Apple Watch app for WalkJogRun. We know it sucks to have to take your phone out of an armband or pocket and unlock it to see your pace! We’ve added two simple screens for your paired Apple Watch. Get the app update. Once you start a workout on the phone, open the […]

Top 10 posts in 2015 on WJR


It’s been a fantastic year, and before we wrap it all up, we wanted to take a look back at the most popular articles of 2015 on the WalkJogRun blog. These were our most popular posts, based on pageviews (i.e., the articles YOU liked the most). So thanks for reading and for being a part of our […]

Happy Holidays from WalkJogRun!


We hope you’re enjoying this season, spending it with family and friends, and appreciating the gift of running.

WalkJogRun app update: Real-time pace coach and popular routes features to Help Runners Stay on Track


We are very (VERY) excited to announce the latest version of the WalkJogRun app – a version that includes six new features and an updated user interface. What exactly makes this update so exciting? Well, for starters, we really love the real-time Pace Coach. The first of its kind in mobile running applications, this feature lets runners set a target goal pace […]

Great battery life but terrible GPS tracking!


We pride ourselves as having the most accurate GPS in the app store but with the introduction of iOS 7 a subtle change to the settings of your iPhone may be foiling our efforts! Background App refresh When Apple released iOS 7 they added a setting called background app refresh designed to keep apps up […]

WalkJogRun Updated for iOS 7 and Cadence tracking

WalkJogRun - now iOS 7 Ready

After a month of long days and nights working on the update, I’m happy to say that the update for the WalkJogRun app is available in the app store. I completely overhauled the app for iOS 7 making it easier to read (on the go), easier to use and bigger, brighter content. Here’s a quick […]

Meet our iPad mini giveaway winner

We're excited to announce Sophia Kearney (pictured right) from London, England is the winner of our iPad Mini giveaway! Here's a quick interview with the lucky user. What compelled you to enter the contest? I spotted the contest on Facebook and decided to have a go, you have to be in it to win it […]

75% of Runners who Skip February won't run again this year.

4,000 runners started January 2013 running. 75% of runners who skip February won't run again this year. Don't be that statistic. We'll show you how you can reboot your New Years Resolution and be part of the 38% of January runners who'll make it through February. Based on last year's training data if you make […]

Welcome Back Google Maps to WalkJogRun iPhone and iPad App!

After 3 months with Apple Maps and some great feedback from you, our customers, we decided to see if there was a way to get Google Maps back in our app. Turns out, there is!  The app update now available in the app store includes 9 different map types including 2 special additions and the […]

Training Plans and Training Diary makeover

We've been hard at work as it got colder out here in Boston working through some of our members' wishlists and we're happy to announce they're now live on the site. It's big news for triathletes, multi-sport folks and privacy concerns. Training Plans We've updated the training plans from Coach Jenny Hadfield to let you […]