My goal was to be able to save £0.20 / km - I want to replace my running shoes once they’ve done around 500km and it costs around £100 to buy a new pair. But I was stuck at this point:
This is what I thought too, but I had a better look into last night. It can’t be done without developing an applet; but you don’t need to wait for Monzo to do it - you can develop your own applets on IFTTT Platform. You need to be on a premium plan to publish them, so I can’t share mine, but you can do the same steps yourself.
I didn’t screenshot the steps of creating an IFTTT Platform account, but it was easy enough. Then you need to create a New Applet
Add the Strava trigger
Add a Monzo action
Note - you need to set a default value of 0 here.
Scroll back up and add filter code:
Code itself looks like this:
This takes the String distance in meters - converts it to an Integer and divides by 5000, then turns that back into a String to set the pot amount in Monzo.
My other discovery last night is that you can trigger a Strava applet by creating a manual activity, which makes testing quicker and a lot less tiring I added an 8km run and…