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5K Runner: An iOS Application that Motivates You to Exercise (20 Free Licences)

Umar 05-08-2012

If you ever looked at people who exercise by running long distances every day, you must have wished that you exercised regularly like one of them. But running long distances is not easy. You need to put in a lot of training and follow an exercise schedule that slowly raises the bar with each routine. For this purpose you could hire a personal trainer but that would cost you a lot of money. Here to offer you a far cheaper solution, in case you own an iOS device, is an iOS application called 5K Runner.


5K Runner: An iOS Application that Motivates You to Exercise (20 Free Licences) 5krun

5K Runner is a wonderful smartphone application for iOS devices. The app is sized at nearly 45 MB and is compatible with iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad devices running iOS version 4.0 or later. The app helps motivate you into running long distances regularly by an easy running schedule. 5K Runner claims that all you would have to dedicate is 35 minutes, 3 days a week, for a total of 8 weeks. Basically the app helps you complete a distance of 5,000 miles by running and walking.

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You begin warming up and the using a combination of running, fast walking, and walking to complete your targets. The app helps you progress and it takes you the processes in a very intelligent manner.

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Your progress is recorded and you can view it any time. Good progress can earn you wins and badges. You can choose to share impressive performance with your friends over email and networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

5K Runner: An iOS Application that Motivates You to Exercise (20 Free Licences) Earn

5K Runner has a paid for application which will cost you $2.99. It also has a free application that lets you use it for 2 weeks before you have to pay to continue using the app.

The developers behind the app were generous enough to offer 20 free promo codes of paid 5K Runner app to our readers. First 20 commenters on this post will get them.


  • A user-friendly phone app
  • Compatible with iOS devices
  • Helps you run and exercise
  • Lets you track and share your progress

Check out 5K Runner @ http://itunes.apple.com/app/id439852091?mt=8

Check out the free version @ http://itunes.apple.com/app/id448357306?mt=8 

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  1. paul batten
    August 7, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    I'd find this really useful

  2. John
    August 6, 2012 at 3:50 pm

    Just started running a while ago and this app looks like it would be very handy. I am looking forward to trying it out.

  3. David I. Lynch
    August 6, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    This app sounds awesome. As an amputee it sounds like a must have to get me back into an excercise routine. I need this one! Thanks MakeUseOf you guys always feature the best stuff!

  4. Ajay
    August 6, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    Looks like a gr8 app...

  5. Rachael
    August 6, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    This sounds Great!

  6. Tony Harvill
    August 6, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    This looks pretty good, would love to try it out..

  7. Sean Goldin
    August 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm

    I would like to try please.

  8. Sean Goldin
    August 6, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    a free license would be super!

  9. Dan Mullane
    August 6, 2012 at 1:12 pm

    I want this. need the motivation!

  10. Dan
    August 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    this looks pretty cool, and I could really use some motivational support to get started getting into shape

  11. Angela Armstrong
    August 6, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    This looks pretty cool, anything to help motivate!

  12. Jerry Ireland
    August 6, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    I want a license so I can use in my excersise

  13. Rohan
    August 6, 2012 at 12:27 pm

    19th comment! Just got in there :)

    Seems like a useful app in measuring your progress.

  14. Aimee Babcock-Ellis
    August 6, 2012 at 11:40 am

    This looks great. I need the motivation!

  15. Digant Chauhan
    August 6, 2012 at 6:05 am

    Thanks for a free license

  16. Jose Tijerina
    August 5, 2012 at 11:56 pm

    Hi, I would like to try this app!!

  17. indianbuckeye
    August 5, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    I'd like to run a 5k.

  18. Usher Davidson
    August 5, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    This looks pretty cool. I can't wait to try it.

  19. SDaku
    August 5, 2012 at 8:38 pm

    I would love this app! I need the motivation!!

  20. RDak
    August 5, 2012 at 8:37 pm

    This would be great, I'm getting myself ready to run 10K in September!

  21. SDak
    August 5, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    This app would be great!! I need the motivation!

  22. Eric Costa
    August 5, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    A training program with autotracking of running seems like a great idea. I'd like to try it, if possible. :-)

  23. Pratima Dongre
    August 5, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    I would like to try!!

  24. Chris Calhoun
    August 5, 2012 at 7:21 pm

    I've lost 25 lbs by walking and counting calories. I'm hoping to start running and think this app would be exactly what I need to get me going.

  25. Mayank Savla
    August 5, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    I would like to try this app.. I tend to get lazy at times..

  26. Mike Miller
    August 5, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    Looks like an interesting and handy app. I'd like to give it a shot.

  27. shawn
    August 5, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    I'm starting my second week on the free version. It's good.

  28. Andy W
    August 5, 2012 at 6:47 pm

    Sounds like a great app.

  29. Jason McClintock
    August 5, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    I would love to try out this app. A free license would ROCK!!!

  30. Jim
    August 5, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    I really like fitness apps. I recently started a fit lifestyle and they at really helpfull

  31. Shehan
    August 5, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    I want this, this is awesome...:D