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Runkeeper on treadmill?

Need to know from all you wise folk! Will have to use the treadmill at the gym to do my runs for a while. Usually use Runkeeper when I'm outside, can this be used at the gym, how does the GPS work? As I won't be going anywhere, just time and how far the treadmill tells me I've run. Would like to keep my stats up to date on Runkeeper, will this be possible?

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You can enter your run manually using the data from the treadmill. Run keeper won't work in the normal way.

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GPS works by your watch/phone/gadget 'seeing' three or more satellites in the sky. If it cannot see the sky, it won't work. That's why GPS is a bit iffy in heavily built-up areas with tower blocks, and by the coast where it can see satellites reflected off the sea.

Just follow Ully's guidance and add the run manually.

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As Ully says, the only solution is to enter your data manually at the end of the run, run keeper is otherwise going to think you have travelled no distance.

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