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Linz, Áustria | Published on: September 30, 2014
Social media pitch
Runtastic announces a new service developed with NTT docomo, Inc. (docomo), “Runtastic for docomo”. http://pr.co/p/001um8
Summary
Runtastic, boasting over 90 million downloads of health & fitness apps (HQ: Austria, CEO: Florian Gschwandtner), announces a new service developed with NTT docomo, Inc. (docomo). The service is “Runtastic for docomo” and is intended to motivate people to engage in a sporty lifestyle and have fun with fitness. The service will be launched in December 2014.
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Characteristics of “Runtastic for docomo”

As a part of this service, users gain access to all paid features of six Runtastic fitness apps, including the flagship Runtastic app, which is number one in sales amongst sports tracking apps in Japan. Moreover, users will have free access to over 30 training plans and the paid features and benefits of Runtastic.com. By making use of the absolute best that Runtastic has to offer, users can train individually, customizing their exercise according to their unique needs, goals and aspirations. In addition, the collaboration with docomo enabled the integration of the docomo point feature. Depending on just how much a user is training, it is possible to earn docomo points for extra benefits and motivation.

Contents of “Runtastic for docomo”

1. Paid Features of Six Top Sports & Fitness Apps
- Runtastic (Running & general sports)
- Runtastic Road Bike (Cycling)
- Runtastic Push-Ups (Push Ups)
- Runtastic Sit-Ups (Sit Ups)
- Runtastic Squats (Squats)
- Runtastic Pull-Ups (Pull Ups)

2. 30 Training Plans Designed by Professional Trainers
- Plans for Beginners (3 plans)
- 10K Running Plans (3 plans)
- Half Marathon Plans (4 plans)
- Full Marathon Plans (4 plans)
- Weight Loss Plan (1 plan)
- Summer Diet Plans (2 plans)
- Training Plans included in fitness apps (12 plans)

Details of training plans: https://www.runtastic.com/ja/training-plans

3. GOLD Membership – The Premium Runtastic.com Experience
Free access to Runtastic.com, which is home to over 40 million active Runtastics worldwide, as a premium GOLD Member. Users can make use of: advanced statistics and analysis, a weekly personal fitness report, personal record features, fun comparison with Runtastic friends, an ad-free experience, premium support and more.

Details of GOLD Membership:https://www.runtastic.com/ja/premium-membership/info

4Integration of “hitoe” – The New Textile Capable of Acquiring Biometric Information
The heart rate information from the new textile, developed by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and Toray Industries, Inc., will be shown and saved on the apps and the site. The functions and the transmitter will be sold by GOLDWIN, Inc. starting in December 2014. 

5Docomo Points for Exceptional Training Effort
Based on the quantity of training while usingRuntastic for docomo,” users will earn points that can be used toward the purchase of new docomo products.

General information of “Runtastic for docomo“

Name:Runtastic for docomo
Service launch :December 2014
Service fee :350 JPY / month (excl. tax)
Compatible models:Smartphones (Android 2.3 or later※、iOS 7.0 or later)
※Some models may not be compatible.


About Runtastic

Founded in 2009, Runtastic has rapidly grown into an innovative suite of apps, products and services that track and manage health and fitness data to motivate individuals to get in shape, stay healthy and improve overall fitness.

With more than 90 million downloads and 40 million registered users on Runtastic.com, Runtastic’s mobile applications sync directly with proprietary hardware to track distance, speed, pace, duration, heart rate, calorie consumption and route traveled (via maps) when running, biking or engaging in other exercise activities. The results can then be viewed directly within the app, via Runtastic GPS devices or on Runtastic.com, where users can view their online training log, get detailed data analysis and compare with others. Whether you are a novice or an athlete, Runtastic makes exercise easy and fun. Additional information can be found at Runtastic.com or you can follow us on Google+TwitterFacebook and Instagram.