Showing posts from August, 2021

September 2021 badges - Yet another bike climb!

Garmin just pushed the descriptions for September challenges. Join them now in Garmin Connect. New in this month: Just rinse and repeat of recent months as a blog commenter wrote. Three month challenges - Stage 3 Last month in Stage 3! Full month challenges September Hiking Join this challenge and record a total of four hours of hiking activities in September. September 15K Join this challenge and record a 15-kilometer running activity in September. September Walking Join this challenge and record 30 miles of walking activities in September. September Cycling Climb Join this challenge and climb 20,000 feet in elevation during cycling activities in September. September Rundown Join this challenge and record 50 miles of running activities in September. September Step Month Join this challenge and record 300,000 steps in September. Weekend and week challenges September Namaste Join this challenge and record a total of 60 minutes of yoga activities from September 1-7. September Swim Week J

New badge - Merdeka Day, August 31, Malaysia

Merdeka Day  - Record an activity on Merdeka Day, date:  August 31 , country:  Malaysia From Wikipedia article  Independence Day (Malaysia) : "Independence Day (Malay: Hari Merdeka, also known as Hari Kebangsaan or "National Day"), is the official independence day of Federation of Malaya. It commemorates the Malayan Declaration of Independence of 31 August 1957, and is defined in Article 160 of the Constitution of Malaysia.[1] The day is marked by official and unofficial ceremonies and observances." Garmin Badge Database Garmin Connect Change country setting

New function - Challenge status page

I've been using a spreadsheet to track my progress for the monthly challenges for a while now, but it requires lots of manual work so I developed a web page that automatically can track the progress from data fetched from Garmin Connect. It is fully integrated into . To use it you must use the function " Add your badges " at the site. That function will fetch all data from Garmin Connect and generate your personal page. From that page you will see a link "View challenge status" that will take you to the progress page. Here is a direct link to my personal progess page as an example: It is really hard to fit all that data into one page. It will look good on large computer screens. On mobiles it is best viewed in landscape mode and you might need to pinch zoom to view it. If you already added your badges you will need to update them to get this new function. Every time you want to update the challe