RunKeeper updated with support for Pebble smartwatch


The popular RunKeeper fitness app on iOS and Android is finally getting the support for the Pebble smartwatch the two companies promised almost exactly one year ago. With the update, Pebble owners will be able to see their pace and mileage on their watch face, along with the ability to start or stop a workout. Unfortunately, you’ll still need to pull out your phone to get things started — launching the app on your phone automatically launches a companion app on the Pebble, at which point the two begin communicating with each other.

It’s a nice extension for both Pebble and RunKeeper, but it’s tightly-focused to RunKeeper’s core mission as an app —RunKeeper is primarily thought of as an exercise tracker, not a more generalized health…

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