"For runners that don't compromise".
"Run farther, Run faster, Train smarter."
"Your GPS coach for jogging, cycling, and marathons."
Track Runner is the most popular Windows Phone app for runners. It's free with no in-app purchases or ads, and it has a comprehensive feature set, including HR and cadence support, interval workouts, and a virtual pacer.
Programmed by runners to help you train at your best. iSmoothRun supports Bluetooth sensors for HR-training, includes cadence tracking, an interval workout editor, and exports in a variety of formats. This is the “ultimate app for endurance training."
SmartRunner precisely measures your speed, duration, distance, elevation differences (Total/Gain/Loss), and maps your track. It even records weather detail to help you better assess your performance under various training conditions.
“Track your progress and challenge your friends!”
"The ultimate running companion."
"Make fitness fun with this personal trainer and social fitness partner."
Strava is all about fueling your competitive streak. Course records can be set even on specific sections of a road route or trail. The app also gives you access to route elevation profiles before you head out so you can better plan your run and tackle the leaderboards.
iRunner was especially designed to work in conjunction with heart rate training. It can be paired with a heart rate monitor, footpod, power meters, and the FitBit activity monitor for overall 'health tracking'.
Endomondo allows you to track any distance-based activities and provides basic analysis of your training data. You can also manually enter cross-training activities, record HR data, review existing and previous routes, and set distance goals, among many others.
"The personal trainer in your pocket."
"The most advanced iPhone application for running..."
RunKeeper tracks your runs, walks, bike rides, hikes and more. It measures your progress against personal goals and targets and provides detailed plans for various fitness objectives.
Built from the ground up to turn your iPhone into a powerful fitness computer, Runmeter's core features provide you everything you need to record your runs, perform intervals, set training zones, and follow training plans. WIRED magazine has called it "obsessively complete."
“Turn your iPhone into a social sports computer.”
"Built to help all runners, joggers, and walkers of all ability levels and ages..."
"Track your runs and activities, improve performance..."
SportsTracker specializes in running activities, and it is the only app that has a dedicated "indoor mode." It also allows you to set up zone alarms for HR-training and stores all of your exercise data in an online workout diary.
Considered to be one of the easiest running apps to use, MapMyRun tracks your pace, distance, calories, and HR while also allowing manual additions of cross-training activities. It also provides route navigation, records your diet, and lets you compete on local courses.
Runtastic is a personal tracking app that records multiple outdoor exercise activities including running, biking, and walking. The app's core features include workout maps, key metrics such as distance, speed, pace, calories, and altitude, and a personal workout diary.
"The Nike+ Running App tracks your runs and helps you reach your goals."
Among the most popular apps for runners, Nike+ provides run tracking with coaching features built-in. Runs are automatically synced to the Nike+ website where runners can earn rewards and compete with friends.
*The following apps were not included because of one or more of the following: the app does not perform GPS tracking, there is no data export functionality and/or it's not free -- Zombies, Run!, Fitocracy, Roadbud, Adidas miCoach Running, Ghost Race Lite.