12th Oct 2020

3 apps to help take your running further after C25k

Holly Smith

By Get Active, in partnership with the Sport Tech Hub

Thousands of Couch to 5k users have proudly graduated and found a passion in running! Now you might be wondering where to go next and seeking different experiences to further your running journey.

Working in partnership with the Sports Tech Hub, we have compiled a list of our top 3 favourite apps to help facilitate and encourage you to stay active after completing Couch to 5k. These apps introduce you to other ways of exercising; whether that’s getting active with friends, adding competition or finding new routes and events!

Runnin’City provides a host of running routes around the world. Routes that take you via city landmarks with a virtual guide or that have the best air quality. You can also track your routes, earn rewards and even book experiences along the way!

What we like about it

Discover over 200 cities around the world while running or walking! Combine exercise and culture to enhance your trip.

Image from Runnin’City website

Image taken from the Find A Race website

Find A Race is a great app keeping you connected to events going on including running, swimming and cycling. This is a great way to explore activities such as obstacle races, adventure races, triathlons and more!

What we like about it

With thousands of events to discover it can be hard to decide which to choose, however, each week Find A Race produce their ‘Super Sixes’ list for each event type helping you decide.

Street Tag is a great way to introduce competition into your exercise! Create a team of friends or family and partake in challenges local to you or simply collect virtual tags by walking, running and cycling both indoors and outdoors.

What we like about it

Street Tag allows you to earn a range of rewards as you exercise by converting you steps into points; you can then use these on a variety of prizes such as sports equipment, vouchers and more!

Image from Street Tag website

Looking to try another form of exercise or to add another layer of exercise to your training? Have a look at Get Active to find classes close to you.

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Being active is about finding out what works for you. We can help you find loads of great activities to choose from, however fit (or unfit) you think you feel.