Top 10 Running apps

Running in the fresh air - is the best physical activity for your health. And if you're not doing it - you should start as soon as possible. And if you think it's boring occupation - just try one of the running apps, which can turn running in to real sports game. You set a goal and strive to achieve it and then look at the result.

Modern smartphones are equipped with GPS and accelerometer, so mobile applications can measure speed and distance that you have overcome. In addition, there are a lot of special gadgets / sensors that work in combination with mobile apps. You can put it on your hand and will not even feel it during the run. And the advantage of the smartphone - is that a running app can play an upbeat music while you running and encourage you to reach the goal.

Running Apps can track your results (what distance you run, for what time), and also show the number of calories you burned. You can also enter such parameters as weight, heart rate, so that you could analyze the positive dynamics.
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Strava
Track all your runs, rides and cross-training too. Upload your activities from your Garmin, Android or iPhone and Strava will automatically log all your workouts. Compare your performance against friends, locals and pros.
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MapMyRun
iMapMy is a fitness tracking application that enables you to use the built-in GPS of your mobile device to track all of your fitness activities. Record your workout details, including duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and route traveled on an interactive map. You can even effortlessly save and upload your workout data to any of the MapMyFITNESS websites where you can view your route workout data, and comprehensive workout history.
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RunKeeper
RunKeeper tracks your run or bike by how far you went, how long it took and the route you travelled. It has a personal dashboard to see all of your historical activities and monitor how you are progressing in your workout routines. Also, you have the ability to share with the RunKeeper.com community (which becomes your own personal cloud of fitness stats), along with Twitter and Facebook to get your friends and family in on the interaction. Nothing pushes you more than being held accountable by your loved ones. The app also integrates with an iPhone's music section to play tunes while you work out.
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Zombies Run!
Zombies, Run! brings new life to something that’s tedious for most people - running. If soundtracks have failed to get you motivated or you find yourself bored in the second quarter mile, this app might be just what you need. Since the app includes 30 missions, you’ll always discover something new around the corner, and more missions coming with each update, there’ll always be a plot twist ahead.
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runtastic
runtastic is your fitness partner no matter what sport you enjoy. The app tracks all kinds of metrics such as distance, time, speed and calorie consumption. With runtastic you can track your improvement and reach your goals.
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Runmeter
Runmeter continually records your time, location, distance, elevation, and speed - years of runs only take up the space of a few songs. Stop and start recording on-screen or with your earphone remote. Monitor your progress with up to 25 configurable announcements including distance, time, speed, elevation, and more.
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Moves
Moves - Activity Diary for iPhone and Android. Moves automatically records any walking, cycling, and running you do. You can view the distance, duration, steps, and calories burned for each activity.
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Dailymile
Dailymile is a social experience for active people. We're a community of people just off the couch to ultramarathoners alike, who encourage and inspire one another as we achieve our goals. Together we've shared over 12 million workouts. Each of them tells a story. Share yours.
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Garmin Connect
Garmin Connect is a community-based website for runners, cyclists and outdoor enthusiasts who track their activities with Garmin devices. Join our worldwide community to start sharing and analyzing your activities. Garmin Connect wellness portal helps employers to manage their corporate wellness programs.
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AllSport GPS
AllSport GPS allows users to track routes, distance, time, speed and calories burned. Users get maps, virtual races, downloadable routes, elevation and speed graphs. The app also lets you share workouts online, including on Facebook.
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CardioTrainer
CardioTrainer is the top Android application for running, cycling, hiking, and other fitness activities. Its free and features racing, voice output, real-time GPS tracking and many analysis features. Use it to get ready for a marathon or to get in shape. Features: GPS Tracking Track your workout activity and see your route on a map. Pedometer Count the number of steps you've taken. World High Scores Compare yourself to other CardioTrainer users around the world and see your stats
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Notch.me
Notch is trying to create a positive health experience by presenting data in a more visually stimulating way: Through personalized infographics. Sure, infographics can be annoying and mind-numbing, but the idea is to create visualizations that lower the bar on ease-of-consumption, making health activity something you actually look forward to. When Notch first debuted in May, its primary source of data came through Fitbit, turning users’ Fitbit steps into an infographic
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Google My Tracks
My Tracks records your path, speed, distance, and elevation while you walk, run, bike, or do anything else outdoors. While recording, you can view your data live, annotate your path, and hear periodic voice announcements of your progress.
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QUENTIQ Tracker
The QUENTIQ Sports Tracker allows you to accurately track your outdoor (GPS enabled) and indoor fitness activities and give you real-time access to your personal QUENTIQ Health Score. By registering on www.quentiq.com you can automatically upload your completed fitness activities on the QUENTIQ health platform.
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JogAlot
JogAlot pedometer app delivers the performance you would expect from an application built for iPhone. Only with the cutting-edge iPhone plus the innovative technology used in JogAlot software you can make sure you are working actively to burn as many calories as possible. Just put your iPhone in your pocket when you go for a walk and it will track how many steps you take as well how many calories you burn.
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