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MapMyRun Update 16.8.1

MapMyRun has just released an update to their popular running application with a few feature enhancements that are a welcome addition to the already plentiful list of features. Here are some of the notable new features in the 16.8.1 update.

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BattleFrog Ambassador Accounts to be Paid in Full

BattleFrog has issued another update in their ongoing race series saga. According to an email, BF will be paying all ambassador accounts in full at their "current" standings. These payments include credits for all events that have taken place. With refunds in order for future races, BF will not be issuing commissions for those events.

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Heat Advisory for Boston Spartan Super

Spartan issued an email yesterday detailing some advisories for the upcoming Boston Super. The weather is set to be extremely hot and the warning is well deserved. After the debacles at Palmerton, Spartan has put one foot in front of the other and started the journey towards responsibility.

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Tough Mudder Introduces the Toughest Mudder

With each race series jockeying for the podium, the racers find themselves with more options than ever. OCR has grown into a multi-billion dollar sport and finding a race near you becomes easier each year. Network Television has been booming with OCR coverage and Tough Mudder has announced that they will follow suit. TM will introduce a new race series as well as a broadcast event dubbed Toughest Mudder.

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Garmin Introduces their new Forerunner 735XT GPS Watch

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., today announced the Forerunner 735XT, a GPS running watch with multisport features and wrist-based heart rate1. The most lightweight multisport-capable running watch from Garmin, the Forerunner 735XT features 24/7 heart rate monitoring and built-in activities including running, cycling, swimming, multisport, hiking, XC skiing, strength training, paddle sports2 and cardio. Its sleek design features soft, comfortable silicone bands with a large display so users can view stats at a glance during their workouts. Connect IQ compatible, the Forerunner 735XT is the first device to come with the Strava Live Suffer Score app pre-installed so users can track how hard they have been working based on heart rate data. Users can download additional free custom apps, watch faces, data fields and widgets from the Connect IQ™ store to further customize the Forerunner 735XT.

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What is Tough Mudder Half?

For those of you that are a fan of the Tough Mudder series of races, TM has a new category of race. Their intentions are clear, they want to get those of you that don't think you are ready for a 10-12 mile race an opportunity to see what the TM series is all about. This series of race sports many of the same obstacles, the same awesome race swag, and the satisfaction of knowing that you accomplished something you may have not thought possible.

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