Footpod Recommendations for Treadmill?

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Aug 2021
11:35pm, 11 Aug 2021
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AndersSchm
I have a treadmill at home and have been using a Milestone/Zwift footpod to record distance accurately with my Forerunner 935. I've found the reported distance fairly accurate after calibration but it now seems like the footpod is no longer communicating - without the footpod the 935 over estimates my distance covered by about 20%.

My only complaint with the Zwift pod was I found I was always replacing the battery and now it has failed think I should try something else - does anyone else here use a footpod on their treadmill to record runs accurately and would you recommend any particular model/brand?
Aug 2021
7:50am, 12 Aug 2021
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chunkywizard
I use a North Pole Engineering RUNN which works well for me.

store.npe-inc.com

Also available from the Zwift store, but itโ€™s slightly cheaper direct.
jda
Aug 2021
8:17am, 12 Aug 2021
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jda
I have used the garmin pod fine with a watch but got the polar one for zwift (due to wanting BT). Itโ€™s been fine too.
Aug 2021
7:37am, 13 Aug 2021
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westmoors
I have the Garmin one, and it seems pretty good to me.
20 Feb
5:15pm, 20 Feb 2022
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AndersSchm
Sorry forgot to respond to this - I went with the North Pole Engineering RUNN option in the end - thanks for the recommendation.
22 Feb
12:32pm, 22 Feb 2022
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Bowman ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
The best one is apparently Stryd, but it also very pricy.

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