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Can anyone recommend a running app for android?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Seadream, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. Seadream

    Seadream New commenter

    There are lots of couch to 5k style apps but I don't know which is best. all have similar reviews. What a really want is one I read about ages ago and can't remember what it is called. Apparently a voice tells you to walk then run and gives encouragement. I'm not interested in all the times and distances being logged per se but I do need something to start me from scratch and keep me going. Any recommendations? Oh and if one comes with *decent* (I know that's a matter of taste) loaded then even better....
     
  2. Seadream

    Seadream New commenter

    There are lots of couch to 5k style apps but I don't know which is best. all have similar reviews. What a really want is one I read about ages ago and can't remember what it is called. Apparently a voice tells you to walk then run and gives encouragement. I'm not interested in all the times and distances being logged per se but I do need something to start me from scratch and keep me going. Any recommendations? Oh and if one comes with *decent* (I know that's a matter of taste) loaded then even better....
     
  3. fantastischfish

    fantastischfish Established commenter

    I used 'C25k Lite' for android, which just played a ding when I had to switch between running and walking. I don't like the voice because I prefer to listen to my own music whilst running. However, I believe the 'full' version of this app has the voice with the encouragement you are after. It's a good app. Doesn't do anything fancy, but very useful.
     
  4. littlemissraw

    littlemissraw Occasional commenter

    I have 5K Runner. First week is free and then you can choose to pay a pound or two if you want to continue x
     
  5. Seadream

    Seadream New commenter

    Thanks chaps. I'll try one of these....
     
  6. Are you thinking of Running Mate, voiced by the lovely Todd? I use it on my ipod and iphone and they also have a facebook page (just search for Running Mate) and a website.
    http://runningmatemedia.com/
     
  7. teacher-ch

    teacher-ch New commenter

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