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Name Runs and Categorize Activities with the Updated Runkeeper

Run more and do more with cool new features
Connected Fitness
January 25, 2017

Runkeeper is a favorite when it comes to exercise apps for iOS. And, while the app has plenty of useful features already, another update released on Jan. 24 brings even more. Naming your runs, categorizing your activities, and easily accessing your personal records are just a few of the changes.

New features

  • Give your runs custom names
  • Apply tags to activities
  • Get details on elevation changes in the activity splits
  • View personal records like stats in the Me tab
  • Use new image overlays to share your stats on social media

Insert a custom name

Tap on your activity and you can access the settings for it.

Here, you can add a custom name to your run, which is handy for keeping your workouts organized when reviewing your records.


Add a category

After you add a name to your run, you can quickly choose a category.

Select from Race, Long Run, Speed Workout, Hill Workout, Trail Run, or Stroller Run.

This is a great way to track your run type.

Top features

In case you have not tried Runkeeper yet, here are several of the top features:

  • Training plans
  • Route building
  • Challenges
  • Music
  • Stopwatch mode
  • Apple Watch support
  • Fitness tracker integration
  • Running groups
  • Audio cues

Runkeeper is available for free on the App Store for iPhone and Apple Watch. In-app purchases start at $9.99 for Runkeeper Go which provides live tracking, weather data, progress insights, and prescribed workouts.

Runkeeper - Track Running with GPS
Runkeeper - Track Running with GPS
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