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Introducing Fitbit auto-sync for Virtual Events and Challenges

September 15, 2020

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More and more users prefer our automatic sync options from Garmin and Strava over manual entry. This is why we now released native integration with Fitbit.

Using the Fitbit auto-sync option each activity, which is tracked with a Fitbit tracker or watch, is automatically synced with the sodisp platform. From there we verify the activity and connect it to the users’ virtual events and challenges. All without any manual interaction from the user.

51% of participants has enabled auto-sync with Garmin or Strava

sodisp already allows participants to connect using their Strava app or Garmin device. We automatically sync runs, walks and rides from Strava and Garmin, it all goes automatically!

Slightly more than half (51%) of our participants enables the automatic sync whereas the others prefers to manually enter their activity data.

Validation of activity speed/pace

We also support manual entry and upload of gpx files for users without Garmin, Strava or Fitbit. To prevent invalid or unrealistic data we recently introduced a feature to automatically validate each activity based on the selected activity type.

Activities with unrealistic data are automatically filtered out to ensure race leaderboards only contain valid data.

Available now and free for most events

To celebrate our launch, starting a virtual eventor challengeon sodisp is free of charge for all events with less than 1,000 participants. Do you have a larger event or questions about tailor-made solutions? Contact us to discuss possibilities.

Feel free to drop us a line at [email protected] when you have a question or if you want to know how sodisp can help transition your event into the virtual era.

About sodisp:

The name sodisp is short for social distancing sports. sodisp.com is launched in May of 2020 by the founder of the largest running app and community in The Netherlands and with over 10 years of experience in the endurance sport events industry. sodisp.com is the latest platform to combine gamification with outdoor sports to allow its users to enjoy the great outdoors, even in this challenging post-corona era. Feel free to contact us at [email protected].