Getting started

We are very happy that you joined RUNALYZE! We are a small team (Hannes, Michael working on RUNALYZE only during leisure time. We still try to improve RUNALYZE as much as possible and adapt it to your needs every day.

You may have logged in for the first time and you may be overwhelmed by all the information so far. We can assure that you will getting comfortable after a couple of days with RUNALYZE!

There are three sections

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Calendar view / databrowser

Here you find a short overview of all your activities within any chosen period. You can navigate through all weeks/months/years (using the arrow icons) or select any time period (calendar icon). The set of values shown in this table is configurable. Go to “Configuration -> Dataset” and select the data you’re most interested in.

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Statistics

The main focus of RUNALYZE is on statistics about your activities. We provide several “staticstic plugins” where you can find a lot of different evaluations of your activities. Be it your route map, your race results, activity records or a retrospect by the months - it’s all there (and if not, just ask us to add it).

As always: You can decide which statistics should appear and order the active ones according to your desires (“Configuration -> Plugins”).

Panels

The panels give a quick overview of the most important data. You can have a look at your shape or keep an eye on your equipment and training progress.

Configure your account

Different countries, different units of lengths and temperatures - You can change them! RUNALYZE comes with a large set of configuration settings so that you can adjust the output at many points. Just take a look at your configuration. Whenever the meaning of a setting is unclear, hove the label with your mouse to see the tooltip with additional hints.

Set your gender, language and birth year in your account settings. Some of that values will have an impact of some of our calculations.

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At Configuration -> General Settings you are able to set some default units for distance unit, temperature, energy and weight. But watch out! The distance unit settings have no effect on the speed unit for the individual sports. You can configure the speed unit individually for each sport.

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Import/Create an activity

We provide a guide how to import your (old) activities from several devices and platforms.

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We have full automatic sync for Polar Flow and Garmin Connect. Click on the “Automatic Sync” button to connect with them. There is also a full import tool for Polar and Garmin

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There are additional Apps (HealthFit (iOS), Rungap and Fitnessyncer) which can sync your activites from some further Apps and sites to RUNALYZE.

Share your profile or activities

By default, all your data in RUNALYZE is only visible to you and only you. But you can publish individual activities or your athlete page. Check your privacy settings at (“Configuration -> Privacy”). As soon as you have enabled your public athlete page you will see a chain symbol at the databrowser, which will redirect you to your athlete page.

At your “Privacy settings” you will find some widgets you can share on your blog or in forums.

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Understanding the calculations

After importing some activities you may have a look at the calculations on the right side. Just hover over the label to see the meaning of these calculations. If you want to know how they are calculated have a look at the magic wand and the info icon.

We have another blog post so you understand the calculations

Improve the quality of your prognosis

To get a good prognosis you should at least add one race and a month of activity data.

Adjust the databrowser overview

You are spoilt for choice - there are many values you can see in the activity overview (we call it Databrowser). Select the values that are most interesting to you. And since we are constantly working on RUNALYZE, it is worth visiting here from time to time.

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What can I expect from RUNALYZE in the future?

  • A new (clear, responsible) Design (the current one is ‘slightly’ outdated)
  • Easier & clearer configuration
  • Better documentation of the various parameters and statistics
  • Optional community functions
  • More health features
  • Sync with Suunto
  • Better support for swimming and cycling
  • Power analysis

“I have an idea / a question / a problem”

We are pleased to help! To ensure that all users benefit from your request we ask you to use our forum (english & german) or Facebook community. Make sure first whether your question has been answered already or is part of our documentation.