Friday, June 1st, 2012 - runtastic

runtastic GmbH (HQ: Austria) makes its debut in the fitness app market in Australia with its portfolio of fitness apps including the runtastic GPS Running, Jogging and Fitnesscoach (free) and its fitness site, Celebrating this event, a gift campaign exclusively for Australian users will run through June.

There are many running apps that can provide distance, pace, duration, lap time and calorie consumption. However, runtastic is an award winning app that is the most complete in this space. This exciting app tracks people’s activities including all important data and motivates them to perform their best and have fun while doing sports. It has a friendly and smart user interface, provides detailed analysis both in the app and on, great reviews and unique characteristics are what makes runtastic so special.

runtastic apps are already well-known in Europe for their GPS-accuracy, stability and high-quality. These apps are translated in over 15 languages and – the fitness site – is in more than 9 languages. Over 7.5 million users have downloaded the apps and record over 1,000,000 km in activities every day. You can also use the runtastic apps for other fitness activities including Cycling, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Surfing, Swimming, Golfing and many more.

To celebrate the debut in Australia, runtastic is launching the following campaign:

- Gift Campaign for Australian users
5x runtastic GOLD Membership 1 year
10x runtastic Training Plan
20x runtastic PRO GPS Running, Jogging and Fitnesscoach (PRO-Version)

*31.05.2012 (Australian time 0:00) - 30.06.2012 (Australian Time 23:59) During this time period register on the runtastic fitness site ( or directly in the FREE runtastic app ( or and upload your training activity on or Facebook. Contest only for users in Australia. The winners will be contacted directly via email.


runtastic GPS Running, Jogging and Fitnesscoach Lite version (FREE)


runtastic PRO GPS Running, Jogging and Fitnesscoach Pro version


Features runtastic GPS Running, Jogging and Fitnesscoach (lite)

- Map your workouts in real-time with built-in GPS and monitor your progress (time, distance, speed, pace, calories, altitude, etc.)
- Personal workout diary and metrics
- Weekly, monthly and yearly statistics
- Mapping: Detailed live mapping and historical mapping of previous sessions (Google maps)
- Dashboard configuration: Display preferred statistics
- Graphs: Get charts with altitude, pace, speed and heart rate information
- Performance analysis with lap times
- Set goals for time and distance
- Accurate calculation of elevation gain and loss
- Manual entry of workouts: Add treadmill, spinning and weightlifting workouts
- Share your success on Facebook and Twitter

Additional Features runtastic PRO GPS Running, Jogging and Fitnesscoach (pro)

- Voice feedback during a workout: Get audio feedback for each mile or kilometer
- Live tracking: Show your friends and family where you are
- Music integration: Listen to your music while you are training
- Power song: Activate your power song to give your workout a boost (only for iPhone)
- Cheering: Hear cheers and receive messages live from your friends and be motivated to go even further
- Interval training and coaching: Improve your performance by gradually increasing your training (only for iPhone)
- Heart rate support: runtastic receiver + chest strap
-Competitions: Challenge yourself or your friends. The voice coach supports you and tell you how you´re doing (only for iPhone)
- Split table for each mile or kilometer
- Calorie goal: Set a specific calorie goal and use the voice feedback to reach your workout goal
- Pace goal: Define your favorite pace
- Geotagging: Take pictures during a workout and see these pictures online at your map trace
- Weather and Temperature: Receive live weather information and save weather data automatically after a workout
- Prediction of sunrise and sunset
- Landscape mode (only for iPhone)
- Remote control for pause and resume a session (only for iPhone)
- Heart rate zones
- Weather integration
- Ad free

Contact info for this PR

Company: runtastic GmbH
Contact person: Katrin Gschwandtner
Email: [email protected]

*Due to the time difference of 10 hours between Austria and Australia it makes it difficult to answer phone calls. Please contact us via email for further questions, necessary materials, or to setup a phone interview.

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runtastic GmbH (HQ: Linz, Austria, CEO: Florian Gschwandtner) is a leading provider of apps, hardware devices, and an online service that together measure, track and analyze health and fitness data. runtastic motivates people of all fitness levels to get in shape, stay fit and feel terrific. Millions of runtastic users get detailed personal analysis and share their progress every day on and other social networks. For more information, please visit
Katrin Gschwandtner
P: 00436645922034


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