Android apps that are pretty good at tracking and exporting your data

Sportractive
Free

"The GPS tracking app for all your fitness activities."

Directly Integrated

Pace to Race
Free

"Run faster, longer, stronger with a virtual trainer and pacer on every run you do."

Directly Integrated

Ghostracer
Free

"Train with real time virtual competitors."

Directly Integrated

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Sportractive

A multisport app that helps you stay motivated and reach goals faster by tracking, monitoring, and analyzing your fitness performance.

Direct Integration

Sportractive can export your runs straight from the app and, since runs are sent as JSON objects, there’ll be no worries about picking up pauses, heart rate, cadence, or elevation.

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. On the Sportractive app, go to Settings and click on 'Cloud and Social Network'.
  2. Select Smashrun and enter your credentials when prompted.
  3. Sportractive will now automatically upload your run to Smashrun whenever you save one.
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Pace to Race

Kipchoge showed the world what could be achieved with the help of a virtual pacer, now try it for yourself and see what you can achieve. With virtual trainer guided plans and workouts, run like never before.

Direct Integration

Pace to Race can export your run(s) to Smashrun directly from the app. Runs are sent as FIT files, which is the best file type for migrating fitness data.

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. In Pace to Race > Select More > Click on Connect to Smashrun and authenticate your account.
  2. Ensure that 'Automatically share runs to Smashrun' is selected.
  3. Pace to Race will now immediately upload your run to Smashrun after finishing each one.
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Ghostracer

Ghostracer is a GPS-tracking app that lets you train against virtual competitors in real time on your phone and via Android Wear. It also supports the standalone features of the Sony Smartwatch 3, so you can run without your phone.

Direct Integration

Ghostracer can export your runs straight from the app and, since runs are sent as JSON objects, there’ll be no worries about picking up pauses, heart rate, cadence, or elevation.

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. On the Ghostracer app, click the gear icon on the top-right to load Settings.
  2. Click Accounts > click the add icon on the bottom-right and select Smashrun.
  3. Enter your Smashrun credentials to connect and check the box for auto-upload.

Caledos Runner
Free

"A fast and fluid running app..."

Directly Integrated

Run.GPS
$5.99

"The perfect tool for outdoor sports."

Directly Integrated

MapMyRun
Free

"Built to help all runners, joggers, and walkers of all ability levels and ages..."

Direct Sync

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Caledos Runner

Caledos Runner is an easy-to-use running app that supports Bluetooth SMART devices and SensorCore technology. It has an intuitive interface, a quick GPS fix, and provides audio cues in 9 languages.

Direct Integration

Caledos can export your runs to Smashrun straight from the app. Runs are sent as JSON objects so the data quality is really tight.

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. Within the Caledos app, go to Settings > Share
  2. Select Smashrun and login to your account to enable sharing.
  3. Click 'share' after a run to send to Smashrun
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Run.GPS

Run.GPS uses a high precision algorithm to generate accurate recordings of outdoor activities. It's so accurate, it can be used for navigation by runners, hikers, and cyclists.

Direct Integration

Run.GPS can export your runs to Smashrun straight from the app. Runs are sent as GPX files, but the developers have ensured that manual pauses are delineated, so that the data is good.

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. Register on Smashrun to get your login credentials.
  2. In Run.GPS > select the Main Menu > Online Services > Synchronize to Portal > Upload to Smashrun.com
  3. After finishing a run > click on Main Menu > Training Log > select your run > Upload to portal > Upload
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MapMyRun

Considered to be one of the easiest running apps to use, MapMyRun can track your runs while also providing route navigation and an online log of your diet.

Direct sync

Connect MapMyRun to your Smashrun account and quickly sync new runs, or your entire running history.

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. Visit the Settings -> Sync page.
  2. Expand the MapMyRun section and connect your account.
  3. Consider settings a minimum import data to prevent duplicates if some runs on MapMyRun are already on Smashrun.
  4. Login to Smashrun and click sync after you complete your next run with MapMyRun.

Strava
Free

“Track your progress and challenge your friends!”

Direct Sync

RunKeeper
Free

"The personal trainer in your pocket."

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Endomondo
Free

"Make fitness fun with this personal trainer and social fitness partner."

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Strava

Strava is about fueling your competitive streak. It allows you to set course records on specific routes and offers monthly challenges.

Direct sync

Connect Strava account to Smashrun account and quickly sync new runs, or your entire running history.

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. Visit the Settings -> Sync page.
  2. Expand the Strava section and connect your account.
  3. Consider settings a minimum import data to prevent duplicates if some runs on Strava are already on Smashrun.
  4. Login to Smashrun and click sync after you complete your next run with Strava.
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RunKeeper

RunKeeper tracks your runs, walks, bike rides, hikes and more. It measures your progress against personal goals and offers paid training plans for various fitness objectives.

Score Breakdown

  • Encodes pauses
  • Exports GPX
  • Doesn't export via email
  • Exports non-resampled file
  • Reliable data

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. After completing your run, login to RunKeeper website and view your latest run.
  2. While viewing your activity detail, scroll down and click 'GPX' on the bottom right under Export.
  3. Log in to your Smashrun account and mouse over the gear icon on the top-right of Overview.
  4. Click 'Import file' and select your RunKeeper file to be imported.
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Endomondo

Endomondo can track any distance-based activity and cross-training activities. It also offers a premium version which enables runners to create their own training plans.

Score Breakdown

  • Encodes pauses
  • Exports both GPX and TCX
  • Doesn't export via email
  • Exports non-resampled file
  • Reliable data

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. After completing your run, login to the Endomondo website and view your latest run.
  2. In the subsequent page, mouse over 'More Options' above the map, and click 'Export'.
  3. Choose either TCX or GPX, and save it locally.
  4. Log in to your Smashrun account and mouse over the gear icon on the top-right of Overview.
  5. Click 'Import file' and select your Endomondo file to be imported.
Apps that we don't recommend due to data issues

Runtastic
Free

"Track your runs and activities, improve performance..."

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Runtastic

Runtastic is a personal tracking app that records multiple outdoor exercise activities. The app's core features include workout maps and a personal workout diary.

Score Breakdown

  • Doesn't encode pauses
  • Exports both GPX and TCX
  • Doesn't export via email
  • Doesn't export non-resampled file
  • Unreliable data

How to import your data into Smashrun:

  1. After saving your completed run, log in to Runtastic's website and scroll down within 'Home' to view your latest run. Click on it.
  2. In the subsequent run activity page, click on the 'Download' button on the top-right.
  3. Select either GPX or TCX and save it locally.
  4. Log in to your Smashrun account and mouse over the gear icon on the top-right of Overview.
  5. Click 'Import file' and select your Runtastic file to be imported.