New app lets runners test themselves against the best

Cadence was founded by former Sunday Times business journalist Vincent Ryan

31st July, 2016
Stephen Kiprotich of Uganda, winner of the London 2012 marathon: a new app allows to runners measure themselves against his times and those of others

Irish start-up Cadence is launching a new app today which will allow runners to test their times against their friends and world-class athletes going back to 1896.

Founded by former Sunday Times business journalist Vincent Ryan, Cadence is coinciding its launch with the Olympics, with the goal of holding the biggest race ever run at the end of the Games.

Cadence uses data from existing fitness trackers, including Strava, Fitbit, Runkeeper and Mapmyrun. The company has...

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