Running a 5K event without preparation is not ideal. Even if you have not pursued running seriously in the past, you can get in shape in a few weeks. We have already covered plenty of cool 5K apps for iPhone in the past. Thanks to these 5K apps for Apple Watch, you can keep your training on the right track:
5K Runner: helps you get in shape in as few as 8 weeks. You get coaching through headphones. It comes with alternating walk / run intervals.
Couch to 5K: provides you with a 9-week program to get you fit enough for a 5K event. You will have to spend 30 minutes a day, 3 times a week. The app has human audio cues and 4 virtual coaches.
Run 5k: works indoors and outside to help you prepare for 5K events. It supports heart rate monitoring devices and integrates with Apple Health.
C25K 5K Trainer Pro: has a 8-week program to get you ready. It is compatible with Spotify, Pandora, and other music apps. You get audio coaching and alerts.
Run 5k: this app speaks pace, distance, intervals, and more as you run. Each workout is about 30 minutes long. Workouts get gradually challenging as you improve. You also get skippable 5-minute warmup and cool down periods.
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