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Best Running App? Help!

palau_sampalau_sam Member Posts: 10 Member Member Posts: 10 Member
I am a beginner and I had to delete an app due to the app not communicating when my phone went into sleep mode. I constantly had to unlock my phone to view my next steps. So frustrating. HELP in Houston.


  • jbconnellyjbconnelly Member Posts: 170 Member Member Posts: 170 Member
    Map my run works good for me. It sync's with MFP and also links up with iTunes so you can listen to your music without toggling between apps.
  • synchkatsynchkat Member Posts: 37,525 Member Member Posts: 37,525 Member
    I use Runtastic. Seems to be good.
  • tatilove1988tatilove1988 Member Posts: 179 Member Member Posts: 179 Member
    MapMyRun is pretty good, and you can track all sorts of exercises on it, not just running. Also, you mentioned being a beginner so you may also want to consider C25K, I hear it's pretty good new runners.
  • merlosc33merlosc33 Member Posts: 38 Member Member Posts: 38 Member
    My run It's great app or try spring training
  • pichiPurinsesupichiPurinsesu Member Posts: 779 Member Member Posts: 779 Member
    I use the MoovNow App, but sometimes have MapMyRun running in the background :) C25K is good for starting off as Tatilove said. It builds you up for longer runs
  • palau_sampalau_sam Member Posts: 10 Member Member Posts: 10 Member
    Ok I will read the reviews on those. Thanks guys that's definitely a starting point for me. This will narrow it down since there seems to be a million running apps to choose from.
  • liza3193liza3193 Member Posts: 5 Member Member Posts: 5 Member
    I did not like runstatic but Nike+ is really awesome!
  • RedsknU2RedsknU2 Member Posts: 63 Member Member Posts: 63 Member
    Zombies to 5K or Zombies RUN to make runs interesting!
  • wiginnwiginn Member Posts: 147 Member Member Posts: 147 Member
    I use Nike+.
  • williammuneywilliammuney Member Posts: 2,906 Member Member Posts: 2,906 Member
  • mmuizz1mmuizz1 Member Posts: 2 Member Member Posts: 2 Member
    Runkeeper with Spotify
  • merlosc33merlosc33 Member Posts: 38 Member Member Posts: 38 Member
    5k is a great app
  • ItsMeGee3ItsMeGee3 Member Posts: 13,259 Member Member Posts: 13,259 Member
    Map My Run works for me or Nike+
  • Noelani1503Noelani1503 Member Posts: 381 Member Member Posts: 381 Member
    Map my run is good for remembering your trails and calculating distance. Zombies run is a fun one. For beginners, I liked 5K runner and 10K runner better than couch to 5K. The 10k runner app is basically 8 weeks that is exactly like the 5k app, plus another 6 weeks to get you to 10k. So if you get that one you could always stop at 8 weeks until you're ready to try for a 10k.
  • ScottyNoHottyScottyNoHotty Member Posts: 1,960 Member Member Posts: 1,960 Member
    Couch to 5 K....great site, and they have treadmill versions and 10K to keep you going
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