What's New

Hello, Runner 5! In our latest 2.6.3 update, we've:

- Fixed workout clips so they now play in the correct order
- Improved startup speed and scrolling
- Fixed the display of completed workout cards
- Included workout information in share graphics with mission banners
- Improved subscription syncing

App Description

Zombies, Run! 5k Training is an 8-week training program and audio adventure for beginners that’ll improve your fitness so you can run a 5km distance.

We give you clear and detailed instructions about when to walk, jog, run and stretch, building up your confidence and stamina over 25 workouts - combined with a gripping story delivered straight to your headphones.

(If you already have running experience, check out our “Zombies, Run!” app with extra features including 400 more missions, Zombie Chase interval training, a base-building game, and more!)

Zombies, Run! 5k Training is from the creators of Zombies, Run! (Six to Start & Naomi Alderman), the world’s most popular smartphone fitness game with 5 million players worldwide.

Featured by the New York Times, BBC, Time, Wired, and Runner's World!

WHAT PLAYERS SAY ABOUT ZOMBIES, RUN!
“This app is amazing. It gets me wanting to go for a run, it’s not exercise anymore, it’s pure entertainment.”
“Keeps me entertained and actually makes me want to stay out running longer. Love it!”
“This app is a work of genius - I finally have a reason to run!!

EXPERTLY-DESIGNED 5K TRAINING PROGRAM
Devised by Julia Jones and Shauna Reid of Up and Running e-courses, this 8-week, 25 workout training program combines awesome storytelling with expert training know-how. Using this app isn’t just good for you - it’s also amazingly exciting!

GET FIT AND BECOME A HERO
You’re Runner 5, a vital member of one of the last outposts of humanity at Abel Township. During 25 workouts, you’ll be trained to help find supplies and protect the town from the ever-encroaching horde of the shambling dead, in a story written by award-winning novelist Naomi Alderman. You’ll learn about the characters, and you’ll have a vital mission of your own to train for and complete. Once your training is complete, you’ll be in the perfect place to continue the story as the hero in Zombies, Run!

PERFECT FOR BEGINNERS
Everything about Zombies, Run! 5k Training is designed for beginner runners: clear and detailed workout instructions, a gentle learning curve, and importantly, we don’t make any zombies chase you until you’re ready!

UNLOCK THE STORY
Unlock all workouts for unlimited play by subscribing to the Abel Runner's Club!

YOUR OWN SOUNDTRACK
Choose your own music before you start running: the story unfolds in during your tracks through a series of dynamic radio messages and voice recordings. Play your music from Spotify, Apple, Music, Pandora, Google Play Music, and we'll mix it with our story!

STATS & PROGRESS REPORTS
View split-time graphs and stats for your running and game progress!

VIEW YOUR RUNS ONLINE WITH ZOMBIELINK
Check your running stats and view and share your maps with our ZombieLink website, all in a beautiful and easy-to-use interface!

SYNCS WITH APPLE HEALTH
Your workouts will sync to Apple Health and your Activity Rings, and we can also use your Weight to better calculate calorie burn.

ALREADY PLAYED ZOMBIES, RUN!?
Zombies, Run! 5k Training takes place between Mission 1 and Mission 2 of Season 1, so it’s a fantastic way to experience 24 all-new missions about how Runner 5 first trained up with Sam, Doctor Myers, and the rest of Abel Township to become a valued Runner.

Subscriptions are $5.99 USD/month or $34.99 USD/year. Subscriptions will be charged to your iTunes account after your confirmation of purchase.

Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You can go to your iTunes Account Settings to manage your subscription and turn off auto-renew. Cancellation of the current active subscription period is not allowed.

Full terms and conditions and our privacy policy are at https://zombiesrungame.com/eula/ and https://www.zombiesrungame.com/terms respectively

Requires iOS 9+. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

Follow us at @zombiesrungame and visit zombiesrungame.com

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 12, 2012 Initial release
  • October 31, 2012 New version 1.0.1
  • November 10, 2012 New version 1.0.2
  • December 28, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $1.99
  • February 05, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • February 06, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • March 07, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • March 08, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • June 03, 2013 New version 1.1
  • June 13, 2013 New version 1.1.1
  • August 29, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • September 05, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • November 07, 2013 New version 1.2
  • November 20, 2013 New version 1.2.1
  • January 07, 2014 New version 1.2.2
  • February 09, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • February 11, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • November 03, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • November 04, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • March 12, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • March 20, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • November 02, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • November 03, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • June 14, 2019 New version 2.1.1
  • June 14, 2019 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • June 14, 2019 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • June 15, 2019 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • June 15, 2019 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • June 15, 2019 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • June 16, 2019 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • August 29, 2019 New version 2.2.0
  • November 26, 2019 New version 2.2.1
  • December 10, 2019 New version 2.5.0
  • January 28, 2020 New version 2.5.1
  • July 15, 2020 New version 2.5.2
  • October 28, 2020 New version 2.6.1
  • December 10, 2020 New version 2.6.3

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