SAN DIEGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock My World Inc., the company behind the RockMyRun smartphone application providing The Best Running Music in the World(TM), is proud to announce Stridebox as the winner of the "Battle of the Running Mixes" competition. Throughout the month of June, the Stridebox community went toe to toe with both RUNKEEPER and yurbuds users to see which fan-inspired mix would get downloaded the most for a chance to win a donation to the charity of the winning company's choice.
Stridebox, the monthly subscription box service for runners, worked with the RockMyRun DJs and their fans to create the winning "Summer Throwback" mix. Stridebox was competing for the winning donation of $1000 to the charity of their choice, Warfighter Sports and Disabled Sports USA.
"It's so cool that the StrideBox subscribers and fans not only get great music from RockMyRun, but also help us support such a great cause in Warfighter Sports and Disabled Sports USA," said James Erickson, CEO of StrideBox and US Marine Corps Veteran. "Running and being active is about feeling good and I think we can all feel good giving back to those that have given so much for our country."
To celebrate National Running Day in June, RockMyRun partnered with RUNKEEPER, Stridebox and yurbuds to create unique mixes, which consisted of fan favorite songs spun together by the talented RockMyRun DJs. RockMyRun monitored the close competition through the month and was both inspired and humbled to have seen such great participation across the board.
"We are thrilled to receive this generous donation from RockMyRun made possible through Stridebox's Summer Throwback Mix," said Kirk Bauer, executive director of Disabled Sports USA and a disabled Vietnam veteran. "In partnership with our local chapters nationwide, Disabled Sports USA is committed to continue providing rehabilitation through sports to our wounded warriors."
RockMyRun is a free app for iPhone and Android that provides seamless, high-energy mixes to increase performance and fun during someone's run or workout. Mixes range from 30 minutes to 3 ½ hours long are available in every genre and energy level. In addition, RockMyRun offers myBeat(TM) Body Driven music where users can choose to set the exact tempo of any mix or have the mix tempo adjust to match their movement. Designed to help motivate people to achieve their fitness goals, RockMyRun is thrilled to have partnered with such great organizations and to give back to Warfighter Sports and Disabled Sports USA.
About Rock My World Inc.
Rock My World Inc. was founded with a passion for helping people stay fit through the intersection of music and technology. The company strives to motivate people to set, pursue and achieve their fitness goals by improving their workout experience with an intelligent service that combines high energy workout mixes with innovative technology that matches music tempo to someone's body. RockMyRun is the first offering from Rock My World, Inc.
Founded in 2012, StrideBox is a great way to discover nutrition products and accessories that help runners and other endurance athletes perform better, be healthier, and have more fun. Each month a StrideBox subscriber receives a box full of 6-8 different performance nutrition products and accessories shipped direct to their home. StrideBox is a great way for runners, triathletes, cyclists, and other athletes to discover and integrate new products into their training and competition schedules.
About Warfighter Sports and Disabled Sports USA
Warfighter Sports, a program of Disabled Sports USA, offers sports rehabilitation programs in military hospitals and communities across the U.S. through a nationwide network of over 100 community-based chapters. Warfighter Sports serves severely injured military, both active duty and veterans, with a permanent physical disability such as amputation, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, visual impairments and significant nerve and muscle damage.
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