New running application uses iPhone 3G GPS

New running application uses iPhone 3G GPS

Ben Wilson

So far, most applications that make use of the iPhone's location services, including the iPhone 3G's GPS hardware, simply map the user's location once then present context-sensitive information. A new app from FitnessKeeper, Inc., however, tracks the users' locations live, using the information to deliver and store run data (distance, duration, pace, speed, etc.).

The application, dubbed RunKeeper, also allows users to store all of historical run data in a central web dashboard along with the corresponding route on a Google Map. Jason Jacobs of FitnessKeeper told iPhone Atlas: "We have bigger plans, but that is what we have bitten off for version one."

A video demonstration of RunKeeper is embedded below:

A specific release date for RunKeeper is not available.

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