So, if you’ve succumbed to things Apple and own an iPhone, you’ll be familiar with apps.  One I have been recommending for colleagues, customers and friends who run is a superb app called Runkeeper.  Usually is cost about £3, but they are offering it for free on the app store – read more.

On its own, this app blows away any need for the Garmin Forerunner GPS watches, however if you need heart rate information then help is finally here.  Just launched is the Wahoo Fitness add-on, which consists of a small widget that plugs into the bottom of your iPhone and also a chest band with the heart rate device on it.  It’s not cheap and has to be ordered from the states, although a bit of research suggests you can use any ANT compatible heart monitor, so you might be able to just order the widget.