This is motivated by the fact that Runkeeper exports all your GPS data to individual GPX files. These GPX files contain 5 different tables:
tracks seem to be the only tables that ever contain features and are the ones I’m most interested in. What would be really nice is to have all the individual GPX files merged into a single GeoPackage. We can do this with
I downloaded all my data from Runkeeper. This comes in a zipped directory. I unzipped the directory and was left with a folder of each individual GPX file. There were also a couple CSV files with additional data, but dealing with those is not really important here.
In the directory with all my GPX files I created a new directory called
output using the commmand line:
I then cut and pasted the first GPX file into the output directory. I opened up the OSGEO4W shell in my data directory and ran the following command:
ogr2ogr -f GPKG output/name_of_file.gpx output/rides.gpkg
This created a new Geopackage,
output/rides.gpkg, with tables containing features from that one GPX file added to the output file. I have hundreds of these. They need to be added to
output/rides.gpkg. So for that, I ran the following:
for %f (*.gpkg) do ogr2ogr -update -append -f GPKG %f output/rides.gpkg
It took a while, but in the end, all the GPX files were added to a single GeoPackage!