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Make Running Routes on Your Computer or iPhone With Walk Jog Run

Website of the Day: Walk Jog Run

With Summer quickly approaching, many of us will soon be slipping into skirts, sundresses, and dreaded — bikinis! If you're planning on getting your exercise on, a site called Walk Jog Run will help you map out a walking/running route, tell you how far the route is and what speed you need to go to burn a certain amount of calories.

It's really easy to use. First you enter your location and then you can just draw the route you want on the map, and click "Save Your Route" so that you can access it another time. And if you click on the "Routes" tab, you can see the most recently added routes in your area.

Walk Jog Run has also launched an iPhone app. Similar to the site, you can check out user created routes and this app will use your phone's geolocation functionality to show running routes near you.

Unfortunately, you can't create new routes with this app, but the developer says its on its way. The WalkJogRun Routes app costs $2.99.

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I know that this long list looks scary, but trust me, once you get the hang of it, it'll be a snap the second time around.

  1. First of all, join the Website of the Day group.
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  3. Choose "Blog" and "Regular Post."
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  5. Fill in the "Body" with a link to your favorite website and the reasons why you love it.
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So join the Website of the Day group and share information about all your favorite sites! Yours just might end up on the geeksugar homepage!

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kscincotta kscincotta 7 years
This sounds really similar to www.gmap-pedometer.com. That program uses Google Maps as it's base, which is great, but it doesn't really allow you to save your routes. I'll have to check out this one and compare!
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