Technology and Apps
Go Jauntly – Local Walks
A free community-based walking app, Go Jauntly invites you into a world of outdoor adventure. Find local walks created by the people who know and love them, discover the greenest walking routes or note down the good things you see in everyday nature.
Geocaching (pronounced geo-kash-ing) is a worldwide outdoor treasure hunting game that encompasses all of the above and much more. There are over 3 million geocaches hidden worldwide and over 5 million people who play the game.
NHS – Couch to 5K
Couch to 5K is a running plan for absolute beginners. Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect, especially if you feel out of shape or unfit. NHS Couch to 5K will help you gradually work up towards running 5km in just 9 weeks.
Join Trainers across the globe who are discovering Pokémon as they explore the world around them. Pokémon GO is the global gaming sensation that has been downloaded over 1 billion times and named “Best Mobile Game” by the Game Developers Choice Awards and “Best App of the Year” by TechCrunch.
Personalised exercise prescription. Clinically validated, digitally delivered for people with or at-risk of chronic conditions
Running Apps & Technology
Runners nowadays very often use technology to track their progress and share their accomplishments. They also use technology to utilise during a run, from heart rates to distance, routes to...
The Choose How You Move rewards challenge is powered by BetterPoints and allows you to earn points for walking, running and cycling. Track your journeys using the free BetterPoints app to earn points and redeem them for high street vouchers, or donate them to your favourite charity.
Steps App Pedometer
StepsApp turns your phone into a simple Step counter, giving you a quick overview of your daily steps, distance, time, floors climbed and active calories.
Map my Walk
Track and map every walk with Mapmywalk. For every mile you go, you'll get feedback and stats to help you improve your performance.
Map My Run
Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned runner, you'll find the features and tools needed to stay on track and motivated to hit your goals with Map my run.
Track your fitness activity with Strava. Record your run, map a cycling group and analyse all your activity stats for free!
Habit tracker tracks and analyses your habits, showing them clearly in a chart format. Habit tracker also allows you to build habits with friends and family by reminding and encouraging each other.