I Have Lost a Total of 104 lbs

I Have Lost a Total of 104 lbs

Posted on January 13th, 2014 in Blog.

Chris Lawrence: Soon-to-be Triathlete I have always loved to ride my bike, however my weight often restricted me from riding too frequently and for too long. Even though I cycled about 2 – 3 times per week, I was unable to really take any weight off of my body. From 2008 to 2013 my weight more »

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Posted on January 13th, 2014 in Blog.

This week we are highlighting a few of our members whose inspirational stories will spark your motivation in the new year. Sometimes, it’s tough to get started. We hope these stories will get you going this year and make 2014 your healthiest year yet. Mitch Splinter: “Just go do something.” I started using MapMyRun a more »

Introducing New Update for iOS 7

Introducing New Update for iOS 7

Posted on December 19th, 2013 in Blog, News.

We are proud to introduce our best iPhone app ever: Version 5. Brighter, faster, cleaner, fully optimized for iOS 7 and packed with upgrades. MapMyRun, MapMyRide, MapMyWalk, and MapMyFitness are all updated and available for free download here. We’ve listened to your feedback to create a better user experience across the board that is also more »

Hot Products Catching Our Eye

Hot Products Catching Our Eye

Posted on December 17th, 2013 in Blog.

By Jake Morse, MapMyFitness Community Manager For the past few years running insiders from around the world gather in Austin, Texas to ogle at the newest line of running related products. This is known as The Running Event (TRE). I had a few hours to walk the floor this year and these are the most more »

Our 2013 Guide to Greatness

Our 2013 Guide to Greatness

Posted on December 16th, 2013 in Blog.

2013 was a big year. Goals were crushed, hills dominated and millions of miles conquered. Help us remember the highlights of 2013 with our Guide to Greatness. We’re calling on all of you to show us your favorite route this year. Whether on a bike, on the trail or walking in your local park, let’s more »

15 Tips for Active Holidays

15 Tips for Active Holidays

Posted on December 14th, 2013 in Blog.

The post below comes from our friends at Greatist.com. Visit their website for daily motivation centered around improving your health and fitness! You can also follow the author, Sophia Breene, here. Between pies and cross-country travel, it can be pretty tough to stay active during the holiday season. A cornucopia of family obligations, work parties, more »

Your Proudest MapMyFitness Moment

Your Proudest MapMyFitness Moment

Posted on December 14th, 2013 in Blog.

With an audience of almost 21 million members, we know that everyone’s fitness goals are different. The feedback that we hear from members like you is what keeps us going. We have talked to newly engaged couples looking to get fit before their wedding. We’ve talked to injured athletes who have used our apps to more »

Nine Tips to Strengthen Your Running Game

Nine Tips to Strengthen Your Running Game

Posted on December 13th, 2013 in Blog.

Anyone can run, yet so many runners do not consider themselves runners. You’ll hear the people who go for a morning jog three out of five mornings say something like, “yes I run but I’m not very fast.” If you can maintain a steady pace and break sweat, you are indeed a runner. Take it more »

Magellan Echo Smartwatch Now Available

Magellan Echo Smartwatch Now Available

Posted on December 12th, 2013 in Blog.

The Magellan Echo has been making waves this year. Announced earlier this summer, the Echo is now prepped and released for retailers across the U.S, Canada, and throughout Australia and New Zealand. In case you are unfamiliar with this new running watch, the Echo streams a display of your favorite fitness apps (including MapMyRun) while more »

Turkey Day Trotters [INFOGRAPHIC]

Turkey Day Trotters [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted on November 28th, 2013 in Blog.

We all know that Thanksgiving is about food and family, but it’s also becoming one of the biggest days to run. Rising participation in turkey trots has propelled Thanksgiving Day to the top spot as the most popular holiday for road racing, according to Running USA, a nonprofit organization that tracks road racing trends. Before more »

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