Fitbit Success Stories: Martha D.

Fitbit Success Stories is a recurring feature on the Fitbit Blog. You’ll read inspirational and personal stories about Fitbit users who have achieved amazing things as a result of their Fitbit tracker, diet, exercise, and sheer ambition. Oh how I wish I could’ve blamed being overweight on my thyroid or some other physical disability. I’ve...

How To Nail the Run-Commute

Commuting. It’s a word very few people get excited about. It conjures up long lines at the bus stop, long traffic jams at toll booths, and long, often sweaty stretches of standing on crowded metro lines or trains. Yet add the word “bike” or “run” in front of your commute, and notice how possibilities open up...

Free Run with Dean Karnazes at The North Face on Sept 8

Join Fitbit ultramarathoner Dean Karnazes as he leads a free training run from The North Face Store in Corte Madera, CA on Monday September 8 at 6pm just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The North Face will host a demo and shoe clinic where you can test out North Face shoes for your run, like the Ultra Protection Series. You can try on some new...

Explore the Scenic SF Bay at the Fitbit Tiburon 1/2 Marathon & 5K

Fitbit Tiburon 5K Course Map Training for the Fitbit Tiburon Half Marathon or 5K? Prepare yourself for some amazing views. Here are the detailed course maps for both the half marathon and 5K, along with a breakdown of each mile of the half marathon to help you get familiar with the course. Don’t forget you can still register at a discounted rate!

5 Beneficial Reasons to Run

For many people running is the ultimate “zen” activity. People who run often talk about the ways that their minds drift — allowing them to “de-clutter” thoughts while honing in on the things that really matter. Almost every runner will say they “just feel better” after a run compared to how they felt going...

Fitbit on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

First Colbert, now Stewart! On last night’s new episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, guest author David Rose talks to Jon about his new book “Enchanted Objects.” Scroll to about 18:45 where David mentions about how his family uses Fitbit as a “way to keep everybody healthy.” You can check out the video directly...

Join the 1st Fitbit Bay Area Training Run Led by Dean Karnazes

Whether you’re starting to train for the Fitbit Tiburon 1/2 Marathon & 5K or trying to prep for marathon season, we’ve got the perfect event to inspire you! Spread the local Fitbit love and join Fitbit ambassador and ultra-marathonman Dean Karnazes on Monday August 25, for a 4-mile run/walk that starts and culminates at the Bay...

“For the Love” — A Tribute to Trail Running

Here’s something special to kick off your Wednesday. Shot in our own backyard, this beautiful video is a tribute to trail running and the Marin Headlands just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. A film by our close pal Luis Peña that was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick, you’ll be taken through the beautiful ocean-side trails and gorgeous...

Register Now for the First-Ever Fitbit Tiburon 1/2 & 5K

We’re excited to announce the Fitbit Tiburon 1/2 Marathon and 5K on Sunday October 5, 2014! Located in Tiburon in Marin County, our scenic course will have you pounding the pavement past some of the Bay area’s most iconic views–including Mt. Tam, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Angel Island. Whether you’re an avid runner...