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Marathon – GPS Measure / Tracking for WM
This application, created by XDA member Ooije, keeps track of your movement with the help of a GPS receiver. If you practice sports, this app can be your perfect companion to keep track of your movements. Audible alarms with previous selected information can “speak” to you during your exercise.
You can record information such as time, distance, speed, and your altitude change. If you have more friends using the application, you can share information with them on a map and see various rankings against others.
Originally posted by Ooije
[App] Marathon – GPS measure / tracking software
Latest version: 126.96.36.199.
Marathon is a Windows Mobile application which keeps track of your movement with the help of a GPS-receiver. It’s the perfect companion for sporting activates such as running and bicycling. You can configure Marathon to announce various statistics in the headset or speaker while you’re recording. This gives you the advantage of always knowing your performance and is a great morale boost to reach your goals. You can compete with yourself by setting the goal time comparison settings to one of your previous results. This will allow the announcements to tell you exactly how many seconds ahead or behind you are. You may also use the generic time goal in case you haven’t recorded anything to compete against. The application records and displays data such as time, distance, speed and your altitude change. You can also choose to display your speed and altitude as bar or line charts, as well as showing a map of your recording. As a complement to the application, Marathon is compatible with a free online service, which allows you to see more detailed information about your performance. You can view your result on a map as well as see various rankings against other users of the service.
You can find more information in the application thread.
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