Create and track group challenges

Exercise Is Socially Contagious

Use Challenge Hound to Create and Track Group Challenges

Create a Challenge

Invite Your Friends

Track Your Progress

An Awesome Way to Track Group Challenges

Use Challenge Hound to create and track group challenges. You can create challenges based on a variety of activity types and structure them in a variety of ways. Challenge Hound supports individual challenges, as well as team challenges.
  • Running
  • Jogging
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Elliptical
  • Rowing
  • Kayaking
  • Inline Skating
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Nordic Ski
  • Skating
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Workouts
  • Online Classes
  • Weight Training
  • Swim
Challenge Hound offers distance challenges, elevation challenges, duration challenges (log a specified amount of time), activity count challenges (log a specified number of activities), and ranking challenges (log as much as possible to climb the ranks).

Challenge Hound Core Features

  • Create personalized distance, elevation, duration, acitvity count, or ranking challenges
  • Create challenges based on a variety of activities
  • Individual based challenges - each participant achieves the challenge objective
  • Team based challenges - everyone in aggregate reaches the challenge objective
  • Automatically track the challenge progress
  • Receiving emails after each activity with challenge status updates
  • Track challenge completion dates
  • Archive challenges and save your personal trophy case
  • Automatically sync activities through Strava
  • Manually add activities

Challenge Hound Works Behind the Scenes

Once you join a challenge, Challenge Hound will automatically pull down your activities from the leading tracking tools (Strava) and update the challenge. You'll get an email from Challenge Hound with your challenge progress and everyone else in the challenge can see the results online. These is also an option to manually enter activites as well.

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