The best running apps for iOS and Android

Running is one of the best ways to keep yourself in shape, and in good health. One of the most difficult things is to stay motivated and engaged so that you can accomplish your fitness goals, whatever they may be, and not quit or lose your motivation. Luckily, technology can be a great tool to engage you more and keep you on track.

Here, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best running apps available for Android and iOS. They offer GPS tracking, the ability to share stats with friends, and even the option to challenge friends to competitions. A lot of these running apps are fully compatible with the Apple Watch and Android Wear, too. So, let’s dust off our running shoes and put on our best looking pair of shorts. It’s time to run our way to better health.

Exercise is just one piece of the puzzle to stay in good health. Check out our picks for the best fitness apps for the iPhone or your Android device, and apps that will help you stay healthy all year round.

If you want to read more about how tech and health are getting more integrated, read our picks for the best fitness trackers and how Fitness AR uses ARKit augmented reality to share your workouts.

Update: We’ve added some useful links to some great related articles, and also added the RunGo app.