November 20th, 2007

Walker Tracker puts walkiness next to (Greek) godliness


Portland-based Walker Tracker, a community for pedometer-wearing walkers to track their steps over time, has announced the release of a “pro” version of its service and a new feature for everyone: competition.

Walker Tracker Pro is a for-pay feature with a user-set pricing model, ala Radiohead’s In Rainbows and LibraryThing. Initial features include daily rank, charting aerobic steps, and priority email support. Paying for the service also removes ads.

As for competition:

You can now lay down the step gauntlet against any other walker on the site, and even challenge those who have yet to join.

No one in your league for competition? Well. then step it up to the next level by choosing to compete against a Greek god, then. (Personally, I’m waiting until my favorite Greek god, Hephaestus, shows up as an option.)

For more information, see Walker Tracker.

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One Response to “Walker Tracker puts walkiness next to (Greek) godliness”

  1. Ben Parzybok says:

    From Wikipedia on Hephaestus:
    “in the vase-paintings, his feet are sometimes back-to-front.”

    Hephaestus was indeed asked to join, but it turns out he’s more of a swimmer.


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