SM Mountains

Run the World, Episode 6: Temescal Canyon Loop

In Run the World series, RunGo’s team of run-loving employees will take you on a tour of the best running routes around the world. Each run will feature a different region, with tons of photos to get you motivated and a link to RunGo’s running route, so you can follow the run with voice navigation.[…]

Photo credit: Jordan Maki Richards on her iphone 4!

Run the World, Episode 5: Mount Baker / North Cascades Copper Ridge Loop

In Run the World series, RunGo’s team of run-loving employees will take you on a tour of the best running routes around the world. Each run will feature a different region, with tons of photos to get you motivated and a link to RunGo’s running route, so you can follow the run with voice navigation. Whether it’s road or[…]

Safety Using RunGoApp

Over the past few weeks, our local Search and Rescue team has been swamped with calls for help from hikers, runners and mountaineers in our beloved North Shore mountains. Although the mountains do look inviting from the office window, they’re more complicated than they give off, and they tend to throw surprises. (Hence, the word[…]

RunGo’s New Design

For months, Jaycee, our designer, has been hanging tight as RunGo’s engineers worked hard to make her beautiful new vision for the app into reality. After countless hours of research, conducting surveys, designing, testing, running, and becoming expert at luring runners with coffee and beer to do user testing, all she could do was wait[…]

Howe Sound Crest Trail

Run the World, Episode 2: Howe Sound Crest Trail

In Run the World series, RunGo’s team of run-loving employees will take you on a tour of their favourite runs around the world. Each run will feature a different region, with tons of photos to get you motivated and a link to RunGo’s route, so you can follow the run with voice navigation. Whether it’s[…]

RunForH20 10k 2015: Get Inspired!

We had the great opportunity to meet the folks at RunForH20 in April and we were lucky to learn more about their story. Read our interview with RunForH20 Race Director, Royce Sin, to get inspired for how we as runners can create an incredible impact through our sport. How did RunForH20 start?  Two compassionate friends, Melissa[…]

RunGo Apple Watch

Watch Out for RunGo!

As you know by now, RunGo is the first running app that solves the challenge of getting directions while running. We started with voice directions, much like a driving GPS. About eight months ago we had a chance meet Steve from Pebble (Co-founder and Designer), through the Interface Conference, where Steve and Alicia were speaking.[…]

Lamington

Run the World, Episode 1: Ship’s Stern Circuit

In Run the World series, RunGo’s team of run-loving employees will take you on a tour of their favourite runs around the world. Each run will feature a different region, with tons of photos to get you motivated and a link to RunGo’s route, so you can follow the run with voice navigation. Whether it’s[…]

“App Testing”: The Vancouver to Whistler Adventure

So, last week we dreamed up an extra-special adventure, an enticing journey between two of our favourite places, Vancouver and Whistler. Naturally, it involved our favourite mode of transport: running, with a side of canoeing. It was also an Android testing trip. The adventure had 5 components: Run the 29km-ish Howe Sound Crest Trail (HSCT) from Cypress Mountain[…]

Alicia testing Android

Adventure Android Testing: Vancouver to Whistler

So, some of you may know that we’re pretty close to finalizing our Android version. We quietly launched our first edition, and we’re now working out a few kinks. In RunGo speak, “testing” means running. We’re out running routes to check that all the typical functionalities are working, like the turn by turn direction, the[…]