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Wolf down a cannoli after a big North End meal. Drift off to sleep. Go for a compensatory extra-long jog the next morning. Step on a scale.

All that can go on your permanent record, thanks to RunKeeper, a Boston start-up that makes a free mobile app that lets your smartphone track the distance and route of your run or bike ride. But its bigger idea may be something called the Health Graph, launched in 2011.

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