Will the battery last 4-5hrs?
I am running my first marathon in London very soon. I plan to have my iphone in a bum bag. Is there an app (preferably free) that will update facebook, twitter and my wordpress blog with my progress automatically (pace and distance covered) every mile or every 10 minutes?
Would my iphone4s battery last the 4-4.5hrs I expect the run to take and still leave enough battery to make a couple of calls at the end of the run?
you're having a laugh ain't ya?
i go out for a run to get away from my wife for a while
heaven forbid she should follow me in the virtual world.
My iphone died after 2 1/2 hours using runkeeper
We need this for DF3's marathon attempt.
endomondo has a live tracking feature, its a free app. (the live track may be on the pro app though, but no subscription like the garmin one)
K - just go and run the bloody thing - you can update social media when you've finished. bar your immediate family, nobody will be remotely interested in what you're doing during the event unless you're in the leading packs of runners - and somehow I suspect that you won't be...
gadgets are fine for some things but there comes a time when they need to be ditched for the "enjoyment" of what you are doing
oh - and good luck!
Some people enjoy social media etc.. and actually find it all adds to their enjoyment, just because you don't enjoy it / think it's a waste of time, it doesn't stop someone else from having a little extra fun.
As far as i'm aware your allowed to enjoy yourself as well as run
should I consider myself to have had a bollocking??
I enjoy social media a lot (ffs - I've been on this forum for 10+ years!) but I don't see the point of needing to update my fb and twitter feeds during an event. far too distracting
I'm so sad....
I was just thinking if you are on a training run I wonder if you can be creative and work out how to run and draw large scale images, so if someone follows you they have a pretty* picture come up on their screen.......
* Possibly not pretty, quite probably rude!
Shiva wrote (see)
You can track runners via the timing chip and their website anyway, so why bother with an app as well. If people are interested they can look you up easily
I want a full charge to play with after the race so that I can meet up with people, let them know what time the curry's booked for, and send as many messages/updates as I like before I get so drunk that I lose the ability to type/speak.
I know the Runkeeper guys live broadcast from Boston every year and the battery is supposed to last. Never tried it myself though.
I think though you need to be an elite subscriber to do the live update stuff and that costs a bit.
Good to see that RW is still full of passive/aggressive assholes with uber-opinions...
*goes back to Fetcheveryone*
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