Strava Changes To Challenges

Strava Makes Updates to Virtual Activity & Challenges

Here is a short press release sent out by Strava earlier today, regarding virtual activity and challenges.

London, UK – January 31, 2018 — Strava, the social network for athletes, today announces a new update that will give athletes credit for more.  The creators of partner challenges now have the option to allow virtual rides or runs of all types to count toward their challenges on Strava.

Indoor virtual activities are categorised as those that include GPS, distance, elevation, and time data from a simulated route. Strava’s own challenges will continue to count only outdoor run and ride activities towards challenge goals.

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