TRACKING ACTIVITY

Useful information for tracking your runs

 

Providing evidence for your challenge

The aim of our virtual challenges is to motivate everyone to set a goal, see what they can achieve, and then celebrate that achievement with us and with others. We don’t need detailed evidence of every run that makes up your challenge (if you say that you have completed your challenge then that’s good enough for us).  However, we would like to celebrate with you and see just how you got on.    

You can do this by providing a screenshot of your runs tracked on a free smartphone app and uploading this as evidence at the end of your challenge. If you have a wearable trackign device such as a watch you can also upload details from the corresponding app (e.g Garmin Connect),
 

Weekly challenges: Upload a screenshot of the week on which you undertook your challenge so that we can see the distance completed and time taken.

Monthly challenges: Depending on the tracking app you use, you can either upload four weekly screenshots or one with your activity over the month.

Kids challenges: Upload a screenshot of activity over the week, or a single run (magic mile).

 

 

Tracking Apps

Why not use a tracking app (like Nike NRC, Asics Runkeeper or Strava) to track your runs and keep a log of your total distance during your challenge - any app that can display your runs (or total distance) can be used. If you haven't used a tracking app before, we've listed a selection below with instructions on how to capture your total distance.

 

Under Armour Endomondo mobile app (free version)

  • Tap the History button at the bottom of the screen
  • Your History page displays all of your activity by week including the total distance covered during that week.
  • Tap on any week to view each of your individual activities in that specific week.
  • Simply send us a screen shot that displays the week(s) corresponding to your challenge.

 

Nike NRC mobile app (free version)

  • Tap the menu button at the top of the screen, and then tap Activity.
  • The Activity page will show the total of distance covered in each of the past calendar months, with each individual run listed below.
  • Simply take a screenshot showing all of your runs that make up your challenge period and upload them as evidence. We only need to see the run distance and the date so that we can confirm the total distance covered.
  • Up to 4 screenshots can be uploaded iof all relevant activities cannot be seen on one page.

 

Strava (website)

  • From the menu at the top of the page, select Training, and then My Activities
  • If you need to, you can use the Sport box filter to display only one type of activity (e.g. Run)
  • Simply take a screenshot or a photo of this webpage, showing all of your runs that make up your challenge period (manual calculation of the total run distance will be required)
  • Multiple screenshots (or photos) could be taken and uploaded if all relevant activities cannot be seen on one page.

 

Asics RunKeeper mobile app (free version)

  • Tap the menu button at the top of the screen, and then tap Me. This will display your own activities.
  • Ensure the WEEKLY tab is selected to view your total distance for the this week and for last week.
  • Tap on the MONTHLY tab to view your total distance for the this (calendar) month and for last (calendar).

 

Garmin Connect Mobile App – (for use with a Garmin device)

  • Tap the menu button at the top of the screen, and then tap Activities. This will display your own activities
  • Select Running (or walking If you have walked your challenge distance)
  • Ensure the 7d tab is selected to see your distance covered in past week
  • Tap the 4w tab to view your distance covered in the past 4 week period
  • Simply send us a screen shot that displays the week(s) corresponding to your challenge.
     

If you have any queries, please see the FAQ sections on Great Run Solo, or Great North Run Solo challenge pages.