Moving your activity history from MapMyRun to Strava

To transfer your activities from MapMyRun to Strava you'll need to export individual activities from MapMyRun and upload them to Strava from our Upload page. 

  1. Go to an activity on MapMyRun.
  2. Click on the "TCX" button in the middle area of the activity overview section.
  3. Follow the instructions on the page which will produce a GPX file and the file will be downloaded to your download folder.
  4. Repeat step 3 for all activities you'd like to export and upload to Strava.
  5. Log in to your account on Strava.
  6. Click Upload from the top right of any page and then "From File" and browse to select the file(s) you downloaded. NOTE: files can be bulk uploaded to Strava in groups of up to 25.
  7. Name your activities, and adjust the activity types as necessary.
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  • Thanks for sharing Ricky!

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  • @brett would you mind sending me the excel template as well?

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  • I finally got around to moving my 65 lines of data from MapMyRun. I haven't read all the comments on here or on the internet about the best methodology for bulk download, so please disregard if this is repetitive. But why pay for MVP to download your history in bulk when you can automate it! it took me longer to write this post than actually run this process. I hope this benefits others who use Python.

    PYTHON!

    Made it a breeze.

    Steps:
    1. Log into mapmyrun or mapmyfitness first, then go here: https://www.mapmyfitness.com/workout/export/csv
    2. Modify your column of runs in the spreadsheet to look as such: http://www.mapmyfitness.com/workout/export/620987579/tcx
    (basically concatenate a slash export between workout and the workout ID, then another slash and tcx after the ID)
    3. Save that as csv, then pump into Python!
    4. Follow code below, it might not be perfect and there may be many better methods, but this works well for a quick download. Replace my directories with where your stuff is.
    5. GOOD LUCK AND KEEP ON RUNNING! Feel free to friend me on here if you use my method. :)
    6. PS. Strava rocks!

    import csv, webbrowser
    table = open(r"C:/tim/work.csv","r")
    reader = csv.reader(table)
    for r in reader:
    print (r[0])
    webbrowser.get("C:/Program Files (x86)/Google/Chrome/Application/chrome.exe %s").open(r[0])

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  • @Shane and @Paul

    Here is how I got it work on Windows 10:

    1)Go to Paul's link here https://gist.github.com/paulcalabro/279fc9b0efacde91edc391dc71e861ec
    2)Hit the Download Zip button
    3)Extract the file and rename it to mmr.py only for ease of typing it later
    4)Create a folder called "data" and place it on your C drive (it's path will be C:\data)
    5)Cut and paste the mmr.py file into the data folder
    6)Right click on mmr.py and open it with Notepad or any other text editor.
    7)Find the line: download_directory = 'data'
    8)Change it to: download_directory = 'C:/data', save and close the file.
    9)Download and install Python3.x https://www.python.org/downloads/
    10)Navigate to C:\Windows\System32 and right click on cmd.exe and open as an administrator
    11)In the command prompt type: cd C:/data
    12)You should now be in your data folder you created earlier, you can type dir to verify mmr.py is there
    13)Before you can run the python script, you need to install the "requests" library
    14)Enter in the command: python -m pip install requests
    15)Once it all installs, enter the command: python mmr.py
    16)Type in your username, password, and month and year your interested in getting data for
    17)The tcx files should then all download to your data folder and you can upload those to Strava
    18)One last note, if one of your workouts dont have GPS data e.g a Treadmill workout, Strava won't accept the tcx file,
    although you could edit the xml data inside those files to include GPS data.

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  • I have over 1000 workout , that's a lot of work!
    any easier way?

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  • @Florian, were you able to figure it out? I have the same problems. I tried a few tcx files, they all import apparently fine, but Strava defines a 'moving time' that can be very different from the actual time, and I have no idea where it finds this number... For some of them, the pace is 2 or three times faster what it actually was. I wish I could run that fast! Any idea?

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  • @emmanuel bot, unfortunately I haven't!

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  • @Ricky Medrano

    i get this error after i input the user, password, and date info.

    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "mmr.py", line 25, in
    auth_token = json_object['item']['authToken']
    KeyError: 'item'

     

    edit: update after adding a print to the json on line 24 i saw i was getting access denied. i changed the password line to an input so i could verify the characters i was pasting in and it worked on getting the auth token. my password is alphanumeric with special characters so not sure if the getpass was having issues with the pasted value?

    ##password = getpass(prompt='Password (hidden): ')
    password = input('Password: ')

     

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  • This doesn't seem to work for me.

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  • @Paul Krueger are you talking about the OP directions or the python script that Ricky posted directions to?

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  • If you don't want to use Python - you can do the first two steps Tim outlined:

    1. Log into mapmyrun or mapmyfitness first, then go here: https://www.mapmyfitness.com/workout/export/csv
    2. Modify your column of runs in the spreadsheet to look as such: http://www.mapmyfitness.com/workout/export/620987579/tcx
    (basically concatenate a slash export between workout and the workout ID, then another slash and tcx after the ID)

    Then grab the Google Chrome add-in "Simple Mass Downloader" from here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/simple-mass-downloader/abdkkegmcbiomijcbdaodaflgehfffed?hl=en-US and paste in your list of TCX files.

    The only bummer is the 25-at-a-time import to Strava, but I just pulled over my 600 workouts this way :)

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  • a coworker of mine was kind enough to tweak the python script Ricky posted and make it work for year ranges since i had like 6 years of data to move. over 2k activities. worked like a charm. it was then 25 at a time back into strava which didnt really take very long i would do about 1 year a day during lunch but at least exporting was less tedious than the 1 month at a time from the original script..still many thanks to Ricky for the ground work

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    🏆Томский клуб Run Club

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  • This doesn't work any more

    From Strava Website:

    Another common source for these files is .GPX files exported directly from MapMyFitness sites. These files do not contain workout data, which includes timestamps.

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  • Five years and you guys STILL don't have a push/sync integration with the MapMy* apps?

    You'd think that would have been especially handy to offer now that you've removed sensor connections to your own app. Are there ANY phone apps that Strava connects with automatically, instead of requiring manual export/upload for every workout?

    I see that it might be possible with Zapier, but damn, that should be so unnecessary at this point.

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  • uyes

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  • Thankyou very much

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  • SynchMyTracks application for Android platform is a convenient tool for exporting or transfering the activities between services
    http://www.syncmytracks.com/

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  • Hi there!

    I have Under Armour Bluetooth running shoes. I can't connect them directly to Strava app. So I have to use MapMyRun app from Under Armour. Do I understand it right, after every workout I have to export my data from MapMyRun to Strava App manually? It can't be done any automatically way?

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  • I had some trouble initially trying to upload 25 files at once. I did my upload on Mac. So at first It looked like nothing was happening. But when I reduced the number of files to 5, after few seconds my uploaded files appeared with fields to edit and a "save and view" button. Strava even matched the segments. So I upped the number to 10 files at once, and with little lag I had 30 files uploaded within 10 minutes. So if"nothing happening is your issue, just be patient cause Strava does not show you that its working with an hourglass or upload circle. Just be patient and it will work out. Good luck everyone!

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  • I followed steps 1-6 of Strava's instructions for importing from MMR. But where in heck do I do step 7? The import seems to do nothing. I tried re-importing, and got a new new page listing the files from the 2nd import as duplicates. But where were the first ones? They do not show up in my Activity Feed. Help will be appreciated.

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  • I am trying to import .TCX files from your competitor MapMyRun. I WANT TO SWITCH but while the import shows the route correctly it has me running at a blistering pace of 3,000+ MPH. Recent imports from MMR seemed to work fine, but those 10-12 months ago can't seem to understand the run time properly. Why doesn't your support team address what seems like many, many flaws in your platform? For me, the only advantage Strava seems to have over other platforms is the social aspect which based on all of the problems I'm having is becoming less and less important to me.

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  • I just moved over 1,100 workouts from MapMyRide to Strava using a free account on FitnessSyncer at https://www.fitnesssyncer.com. Set up two streams: one for the source (MMR in my case) and a destination (Strava). Allow access from the source and destination when asked. Click the Sync icon. I had to do the sync about three times, but it eventually pulled over all my workouts from the last 6+ years. Worked like a charm! I have all my map data, routes, times, everything. It eliminates having to transfer 1-by-1, which I would be doing for the rest of the year if not for Fitness Syncer.

    Those that have been using MapMyXXX might have noticed a big change in their website as of July 2020. MMR has shot themselves in the head as far as I am concerned. I am really loving Strava now.

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  • @David Coombs Wow! Thank you so much for the heads-up on FitnessSyncer https://www.fitnesssyncer.com. It worked perfectly and successfully moved over 4 years worth of data from MapMyRun. Like you said, it took a couple of syncs, but I could actually see the runs populating in Strava as fitnesssyncer worked by refreshing my Strava calendar page. Fitnesssnycer is in incredible tool and finally was a GOOD solution to a problem that Strava has NOT ADDRESSED. Strava owes Fitnesssyncer a huge debt IMHO.

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  • Hello,
    This was working great until this week - all of a sudden I run 5 miles in 42 minutes in mapmyrun, and transfer to strava with the .tcx file, and strava says i did it in 17 minutes - a crazy 3 min/mile pace. What happened? Do I need an update or something?

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  • I am seeing the same as Tim Van Huis. I tried importing a tcx from MMR today for a 1.7mi run that was 20+ mins long, it said I completed it in 12s! What is going on with the reading of the MMR data on the transfer? Others I tried to import weren't as bad, but a 3.1mi run that I completed today in 40+ mins was imported by Strava as completed in 30 mins. Something isn't lining up correctly on the import. I'm going to try fitnesssyncer. I'm only using Strava to link up with a work running group.

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  • Thanks

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  • Hello, I just tried FitnessSyncer but I don't know how to sync all workouts. I should sync first my source right? Looks like it syncs only few workouts but not in bulk. Any idea David Coombs? Thanks

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  • @David Coombs, thank you for your insight, just moved over all my activity from Map my Walk (Under Armour) and worked a treat. (From 2012 to 2018 as I had been working backwards transferring batches at a time) It does work still transferring data OUT of MMW/MMR even though I was reading they had stopped this back in June 2020... I still use MMW as I enjoy the vocal feedback while running giving pace etc and as I am on the free version of Fitness Syncer I understand this doesn't auto sync to Strava?

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  • I'm also seeing issues with TCX files from MMF showing incredibly fast times (i.e. 4x faster) when uploaded to Strava - help please!

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