Exporting your Data and Bulk Export

There are several options for exporting your data from Strava

Export an Activity as a GPX file

If you would like to back up your data or share a file, Strava provides the option to "Export as GPX" from any of your Activity pages. GPX files exported from Strava will contain power data recorded with a power meter but not estimated power.

  • Navigate to one of your Activity pages and from the 'wrench' menu, select "Export GPX". 
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  • The file will then download to your computer with the file extension ".gpx". This file will contain your GPS coordinates, timestamps and accessory data like Heart Rate, Cadence, and temperature. This feature does not export Power data.
  • This file can be downloaded to a Garmin device with route tracking functionality (like a Garmin Edge 800), shared with other users, or kept for your records. Many other GPS programs will also accept this file format. 

If you would like to Export the GPX map for another user's activity data, see here.

TCX Export

Strava also allows you to export .TCX versions of your own activities. TCX files exported from Strava will contain power data. TCX export only works for activities with GPS data, which may exclude indoor activities with no GPS.

  • This is a little-known trick, however it's simple to use.  Simply add "/export_tcx" - without quotes - to the end of your activity page URL. For example, if your activity page is www.strava.com/activities/1234567890 - just add the text to give you  www.strava.com/activities/1234567890/export_tcx and hit enter. This will download a TCX version of your file to the location specified by your browser's preferences. 

Export Original

There is a trick to export your own activity in its original file format that's similar to exporting a .TCX version.

  • Simply add "/export_original" - without quotes - to the end of your activity page URL. For example, if your activity page is www.strava.com/activities/987654321 - just add the text to give you  www.strava.com/activities/987654321/export_original and hit enter.  This will download your activity file in whatever file format it was originally uploaded in.

Bulk Export

As of May 25th, 2018, Strava provides the option to export an archive of your account.

  1. Log into the account on Strava.com that you wish to delete.
  2. Hover over your name in the upper right-hand corner of the Strava page. Choose "Settings," then find the "My Account" tab from the menu listed on the Left.
  3. Select “Get Started” under “Download or Delete Your Account.”
  4. Select “Request your archive” on the next page.
  5. You will receive an email with a link to download your data (this may take a few hours.) For this reason, it’s important that you have access to the email account attached to your Strava profile.
    1. If you need to change your email, see here.
    2. If you signed up via Facebook, the email address is the same as the one linked to your Facebook account.

Your data archive will contain the following

  • A zipped folder with your activities in their original file format.
  • A folder with all the photos you’ve uploaded to Strava.
  • A folder with routes you’ve created in GPX format.
  • CSV files that include the following
    • All the posts and comments you’ve posted.
    • Contacts you’ve synced to Strava.
    • Clubs and events you’ve created
    • The information in your profile including your gear and goals.
    • Actions you’ve performed including kudos given and routes or segments you’ve starred.

The following will not be included in your data archive

  • Any photos synced to your Strava account from Instagram.
  • Information about other Strava athletes.
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