Applications Makes Marathons More Audience-Friendly

Marathon and fun run has become easier and more enjoyable to follow as a spectator, thanks to applications.

Have you ever tried to stand by the target area and waited a long time as well as in the dark on that one run was going to come over the finish line? So has the mobile applications helped to, that it is now easier and more entertaining to be a spectator to the marathon and fun run.

More and more races is for starting, developing applications for mobile phones, which makes the spectators can follow • Rangers between times. It writes our site.

The Copenhagen Marathon is one of the races, which has its own application for mobile. And when the early kicks off on Sunday (Pentecost), so will the many thousands of spectators could follow the course whether or not they have an iPhone or an Android – last year it was only iPhone owners, who could keep up with.

-“It’s a great expense to have created an app, and we wanted to be absolutely sure that it was a success before we expanded to other phones,” says Dorte Vibjerg, who is Director of Sparta Ran, which organizes the Copenhagen Marathon to dr.dk.

The application, however, turned out to be a great success – all over 20,000 times it was downloaded.

However, it is not only the Copenhagen Marathon, who use the applications also lillebælt half marathon and triathlon races Challenge Copenhagen and Challenge Aarhus using the mobile applications.