AUSTIN, TX – April 2, 2012 – MapMyFitness, Inc. today announced that MapMyRun and MapMyWalk have been selected as About.com 2012 Readers’ Choice Awards Best Running App and Best App for Walkers, respectively. Now in its fifth year, the About.com Readers’ Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across more than a dozen categories, ranging from technology to hobbies to parenting and more, as selected by its readers.
“This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards program had a record number of nominations submitted across dozens of categories and featured hundreds of finalists,” said Margot Weiss, Managing Editor, About.com. “We are thankful to all our readers for their participation and congratulate MapMyFitness on their success.”
“We’re honored to have won these awards for our MapMyRun and MapMyWalk mobile apps,” said Richard Jalichandra, Chief Executive Officer of MapMyFitness, Inc. “This wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our community, and we’re appreciative of About.com for providing this opportunity.”
To view all award winners, please visit http://awards.about.com. For more information about MapMyRun and MapMyWalk, please visit http://mapmyrun.com and http://mapmywalk.com
About The About Group
The About Group comprises the Web sites About.com, ConsumerSearch.com and CalorieCount.com. About.com is a valuable platform for content that helps users solve the large and small needs of everyday life. ConsumerSearch.com analyzes expert and user-generated consumer product reviews and recommends the best products to purchase based on the findings. CalorieCount.com is an online resource that helps users solve the everyday challenges of losing weight and living a healthy lifestyle.
About MapMyFitness, Inc.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, MapMyFitness is a health and fitness technology company that powers the internet’s largest social network of fitness enthusiasts as well as a wide array of B2B enterprise solutions. The MapMyFitness suite of website and mobile applications, under the MapMyRun and MapMyRide flagship products, use built-in GPS technology to provide fitness enthusiasts worldwide with the ability to map, record and share their exercise routes and workouts in an online database. In addition, users have access to a searchable database of over 70 million global routes, online training tools, nutrition tracking, fitness calculators, event listings, and the ability to easily share their activities with friends. The MapMyFitness B2B enterprise platform is a comprehensive product offering for businesses of all sizes, from corporate wellness solutions to the development of custom fitness oriented apps.