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What's the deal with this site?
Well, I sort of hate (and by "sort of hate", I mean "hate with the fire of a thousand suns") the Flash interface on the Nike+ site, and I sort of hate the fact that I can't search public runner profiles on the Nike+ site. I mean, there's this page, but the "Find Other Runners" button just leads to the forums (LAME!). Slowgeek is a fun site, but it didn't provide enough searching criteria and it wasn't very attractive (actually, it's recent-ish makeover makes it a lot prettier). And I wanted a different interface. Thus, I developed this site to allow me to search runner profiles and to easily view the runs of runners whose profile is public. This site was developed using the public APIs that Nike's own Flash-based interface uses; I didn't do anything shady in order to get this information.

This site is just a hobby, and is un-fancy and lacks all the functionality I'd like it to have. I'll add more functionality when I have time.

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Are you affiliated with Nike or Apple?
No.

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Hey! I found a bug, or I have some suggestions for new features. How can I let you know about it?
Please post all bugs and feature requests here. Please read the existing messages before posting. If a bug report or feature request already has a thread, please don't start a new thread. Add your comments to the existing thread.

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I'm searching for a runner that I know exists, but he or she is not being returned in the search results. Why not?
There are a few reasons this could happen:
  • The search results only include runners who have Public profiles and are participating in Public challenges. If a runner doesn't have a Public profile or isn't participating in a Public challenge, then she or he won't show up in the search results.
  • The major mojo behind this site happens every other day. So, try again in a few days.

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Why can't the "major mojo" happen more often? Why can't it run all the time so that the results are always current?
Given the current limitations of the Nike+ web service api, this isn't feasible. If it becomes possible in the future, I will do so.

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I'm not sure I want my Nike+ profile to be "public". What can people see?
Your public profile contains the following:
  • screen name
  • gender
  • location (city, state, country)
  • the total distance you've run
  • the total time you've run
  • the total calories you've burned
  • your avatar
  • your power song
  • information (date, distance, time) about your most recent run
Power song, gender, distance, time, calorie, and most recent run information are all calculated (or set by you) on your Nano. The screen name is set by you on you Nike+ profile page, and location information is set by you on your Nike.com "My Account" page. If you don't want anyone to know this information, you should either make your profile private or falsify information on your Nike+ Profile and Nike.com Account Settings. When making changes to your Nike.com account, it might take a few minutes for your changes to display properly.

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This site rox my sox! How can I express my thanks?
Well. anything that can help defray the bandwidth costs would be greatly appreciated.

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What running shoes do you wear?
Orange and plum women's LunarGlides

Despite being a huge fan of the Nike+ system, I was anti-Nike running shoes from 1990 to August 2009. During this time period, I mostly wore New Balance and Mizuno shoes. However, I decided that I hate Mizuno shoes since the toebox is too narrow -- and callouses on the tips of my toes are NOT attractive. Now my favorite shoes are Nike LunarGlides. In fact, I love them so much I bought two pairs.

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