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Great battery life but terrible GPS tracking!

background-app-refresh

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 […]

Share Race Progress Over Facebook from the App

Your progress will automatically share to your Facebook page once you hit the Facebook icon.  Get ready to get some cheers from friends!

This blog post is an exclusive sneak peak to an amazing feature coming to the WalkJogRun app pending Apple's approval in about five days time. If you find the course map of a race you are going to be competing in, you can share your progress over time on Facebook including your estimated finish time […]

How WalkJogRun is Impacted by Apple's iOS 6 Maps

As many of you have probably noticed since updating to iOS 6, there are some problems with the maps in our iPhone and iPad app. Unfortunately, there's not much we can do as developers until Apple fixes some of the problems with the maps. Luckily, you can help out by reporting any issue you notice […]

Apple's iOS 6 and the iPhone 5

Yesterday Apple made an announcement many have been waiting for. The details and specs for the iPhone 5 and the new iOS 6 software were announced yesterday at Apple's keynote presentation. This software update means some great new features will be coming to the WalkJogRun iPhone and iPad app as we have some new iOS […]

Despite GoDaddy Hacker Attack, WalkJogRun is Secure

Update (Sept. 11, 2012) : It turns out the GoDaddy incident was not due to hacking, but an internal outage. Yesterday the the hacker group 'Anonymous' launched a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against GoDaddy, taking down WalkJogRun and a significant number of other websites. Despite this attack, WalkJogRun's privacy and security was […]