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Pebble is a customizable watch. Download new watchfaces, use sports and fitness apps, get notifications from your phone. Read more

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Pebble is a customizable watch. Download new watchfaces, use sports and fitness apps, get notifications from your phone.

RunKeeper Announces App for Pebble!

Dear Backers,

Thank you for your continued support of the Pebble project. Through your tremendous backing, we have been able to get connected with an amazing app that will make your Pebble even more awesome.

We are extremely happy to announce official support for RunKeeper - the most awesome way to track your workouts! I'm told over 10 million people have used RunKeeper. The RunKeeper app uses the built-in GPS on your phone to track your progress as you run, cycle, walk, hike, and generally move around. It crunches that data and gives you statistics like speed, average pace, elapsed time and more. 

I love using RunKeeper for bike rides around Palo Alto, but I'm also excited to use Pebble + RunKeeper during some cross-country ski trips next winter! I can't wait to be able to glance down at my wrist and see instant workout data without having to dig out my phone.

We're really happy to be working with the RunKeeper team and look forward to the exciting new ways in which the Pebble might be used! 

If you're an app developer, big or small, please keep Pebble in mind. We'd love to talk to you. Developers, please sign up here so we can keep track of everyone.

Thanks,

Eric + Pebble Team

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    1. Creator Corey Dutson on January 9, 2013

      This is a great start guys, well done. Now if you could convince the nike+ team to make an app, that would be amazing (for those of us that don't use runkeeper)

    2. Creator Donald Hansen Jr. on July 5, 2012

      @Pebblers: You know you want it. You have to have it... Because, you #ENVY it! Get it on your wrist! #VoteForENVY! #ColorMyPebble http://pinterest.com/pin/108930884707585144/

    3. Creator marcoscu on May 19, 2012

      I hope you will be able to support the Digifit exercise app also. The more third party integration you can offer the better.

    4. Creator Xenios on May 7, 2012

      That just did the trick for me, exchanging my sports watch for a Pebble. :)

    5. Creator PSMobile on May 7, 2012

      Some new sensors use bluetooth to connect to smatphones.

    6. Creator Stephen Dahlin on May 7, 2012

      Nike+ is proprietary. I don't think they would share. ANT+ is the open standard. Garmin uses it among others.

    7. Creator Bart Meltzer on May 6, 2012

      I used to use Runkeeper years ago but use Nike+ and Nike+ GPS instead. All of my tracking data is on Nike+ web site. Any chance for Nike + support?

    8. Creator Gabriella Stollenwerck & Gregor Bismarck on May 5, 2012

      what better place to wear your Pebble than driving a Floh. Please check us out at: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1253232514/go-with-the-floh… ! Go with the Floh !

    9. Creator RK on May 5, 2012

      How can I create a second pledge lvl?

    10. Creator Hugo Börjesson on May 5, 2012

      I use RunKeeper for all my training. This is great news!

    11. Creator Rick Tan on May 5, 2012

      I use runkeeper to track my runs. My pain is always to wait for the preset announcement during my runs with my phone in the armband. With this support, you guys remove my pain. Thanks!

    12. Creator Steve on May 5, 2012

      You want them to create another pledge level just so you can save 5 bucks?? 1+2=3, you've ordered two, now pledge the additional $125 for a single color... maybe they can even ship them all together for you...

    13. Creator Bill Grant III on May 4, 2012

      I actually am also interested in the 3 level. Usually campaigns allow for this flexibility but given the sheer numbers I want to make sure Pebble plans to allow this.

    14. Creator RK on May 4, 2012

      How about this:

      PLEDGE $240 OR MORE
      4020 BACKERS
      Two Pebbles in any color (choose from Arctic White, Cherry Red, Voter's choice or Jet Black) Free shipping to USA. (Add $10 for shipping to Canada, $15 for international shipping.)

      And I pledge $360 instead of $240?

    15. Creator Howie Rayburn on May 4, 2012

      Eric and crew. I have already pledged for 2 watches, and would like to add another pledge for one more watch. Can I do this? Five is a bit much right now, but I would like to pledge for three. How can I make this happen? Thanks.

    16. Creator Howie Rayburn on May 4, 2012

      I would pledge for three Pebbles. I wanted to do five, but a bit much right now. Two doesn't seem to be enough, but three would be sweet. I guess I can back one watch and that would do the trick. OK, that is what I will do.

    17. Creator RK on May 4, 2012

      How about a pledge, for 3 pebbles. 1 black, red and white pebble

    18. Creator Jake Downs on May 3, 2012

      Will the screen light up when you shake it like the Nike watch?

    19. Creator Dat Nguyen on May 3, 2012

      Any chance for Nike+?

    20. Creator Pablo Sala Sedeño on May 3, 2012

      +1 nice :D

    21. Creator Christopher Louie on May 3, 2012

      +1 for Strava, writing their team now

    22. Creator Bill Grant III on May 3, 2012

      @Steve GW It's been said Windows phone does not provide adequate access with bluetooth to be supported. If Windows opens up their access, just like if Apple allows SMS information to be read, then there may be a time when Windows can be supported (either in this or future products). Of course I wouldn't suggest acquiring a product based on assumptions and guesses on future support.

    23. Creator Preston Reichert on May 3, 2012

      I'm hoping the MapMyFITNESS folks took notice of the announcement of the RunKeeper app, and have started work on their own app for the Pebble.

    24. Creator Steve GW on May 3, 2012

      So unfortunately I have a Window 7 phone ... what support will there be for that or advise ..... Get an android maybe ?

    25. Creator Christian Lembke on May 3, 2012

      ok ive got the mail, thx

    26. Creator Christian Lembke on May 3, 2012

      hey guys, I dont get a mail to confirm the developer registration...

    27. Creator J Perez on May 3, 2012

      Great move thanks
      Javier

    28. Creator Jim Harley on May 3, 2012

      I'm a SportsTracker user myself, might have to defect if they don't do something similar!

    29. Creator Aaron Guck on May 3, 2012

      Awesome news!

    30. Creator Martin McInulty on May 3, 2012

      @brian - 22mm watch strap

    31. Creator Martin McInulty on May 3, 2012

      everybody requesting endomondo show your interest here, they already have an response from one of the team that they are looking into it.
      https://getsatisfaction.com/endomondo/topics/display_statistics_on_the_pebble_smart_watch

    32. Creator Brian Holme on May 3, 2012

      they said its replaceable with any 23cm band i think thats the size they said

    33. Creator Victoria Holmes on May 3, 2012

      Pebble Team: Please keep in mind people that have large wrist. Those little/small bands will not work. Great project, great product!

    34. Creator Paradiso Shlee on May 3, 2012

      When is the big announcement coming?

    35. Creator Tjerk Riemers on May 3, 2012

      Whoopwhoop! Ski Tracks would be nice as well!!

    36. Creator Rob de Knegt on May 3, 2012

      endomondo please!!! :D Great news though...!

    37. Creator Oletros on May 3, 2012

      Please. support Endomondo

    38. Creator Jacob Andersen on May 3, 2012

      +1 more for Endomondo - please :-)

    39. Creator Peter Morvay on May 3, 2012

      +1 for Endomondo

    40. Creator Denny on May 3, 2012

      Would love to see a Runtastic app :-)

    41. Creator Carsten Kring on May 3, 2012

      Need an Endomondo app too

    42. Creator Dominique Julienne on May 3, 2012

      Any idea if Runtastic will be supported ?

    43. Creator Magnus Hølvold on May 3, 2012

      That's fantastic! I'm a big user of Runkeeper (Especially since it linked up with Fitocracy) so this is a great piece of news for me. :)

    44. Creator Cy Braddy on May 3, 2012

      Can anyone let me know if my pebble can receive and display any information from my iPad or iPod touch if I don't have an iPhone or it is MIA.

    45. Creator Jesus Lopez on May 3, 2012

      OOHHH GREAT IDEA!!!!!!

    46. Creator abduljalil on May 3, 2012

      congratulation. ensuring apps support is very good news. keep up the good work

    47. Creator Saeran Maniparathy on May 3, 2012

      Just came back from a run, looked at my running stats on runkeeper.com and then came and read this. This will be really good, cause I hate taking my phone off my arm to see stats, this solves that problem!! :)

    48. Creator Justin Kinnel on May 3, 2012

      secQ.me looks like a great idea!!!

    49. Creator Joses on May 3, 2012

      So i looked up RunKeeper. A free app, cool. 3/5 stars, not cool. can you tell them to get their act straight? thanks.