9 ways runners are just like superheroes!

As the saying goes, “If you’re losing faith in human nature, go out and watch a marathon.” We were thinking about that line here at Racefully, and we came to the conclusion that it’s because runners are like superheroes. There is something about runners that inspires us. Perhaps it’s the jaw-dropping physical exertion or the intrepid resolve no…

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Lets talk about ‘Live running’

Running together, in different places, at the same time. How on earth does that work? Racefully is the only app that will keep you connected throughout every run.   Let’s set the scene. So your friend tagged you in a post on Facebook about this cool new app called Racefully, you’ve downloaded it, connected with…

Let’s run the world together

For nearly two years now, we’ve kept quiet about what we’re building because we’ve been super-busy building it. But we’re ready to start sharing everything we love about our sparkly new app with you. Which is appropriate – because Racefully is all about sharing. From the moment we launch in January 2016, Racefully will redefine…

Running technique – get more air time

There are many much-discussed variables that affect running performance but one technique that’s often overlooked is ground contact time. In other words, the amount of time your foot stays in contact with the ground on every stride.   When doing gait analysis (you know, when you get on a treadmill in a running shop and…

Runners running a race

A personal best is a team effort

Last weekend I ran the Abington 10k, a race that raises money for a primary school near my home in Cambridge. The year before, it was the first 10k I ran after moving back to England from Boston, USA. It was also the end of my first week working full-time as the co-founder of Racefully.…

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Meet the Racefully team: David!

Meet David, one of our co-founders! Here’s a little insight into his fitness goals, challenges and more.   Name: David Naylor Profession: Racefully co-founder, lawyer My Current Fitness Plan: Not what it should be. Run twice a week (would like it to be three times). Try to do an average of 10,000 steps a day…

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4 ways to get up for that morning run

Some people say that you’re either a morning person or you’re not. That it’s all a matter of programming and you can’t do anything about it. Here at Racefully, we don’t think that’s true at all.   Take morning runs for example. You most certainly don’t have to consider yourself a morning person to go…

Runners on Blooklyn Bridge

Meet the Racefully team: Chris!

To help you get to know the brains behind Racefully a little better, we’ve put together a short set of questions for each team member to answer. The first set of answers we’re sharing with you are from Chris Pointon, one of Racefully’s co-founders. Leave us a reply if you have any more questions for Chris, or…

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