Apple Launching National Parks Activity Challenge on August 28

Apple's next Apple Watch Activity Challenge is set to take place on Saturday, August 28th, in celebration of national parks worldwide.

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Apple will ask Apple Watch owners to complete a hike, walk, run, or wheelchair workout of a mile to earn a special National Parks award.

Let's take a day to appreciate the beauty of national parks all over the world. On August 28, earn this award by recording a hike, walk, run, or wheelchair workout of a mile (1.6K) or more with any app that adds workouts to Health.

As with all Activity Challenges, the award will be accompanied by animated stickers that can be used in the Messages app.

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Apple always celebrates national parks in August, and last year introduced an Apple Pay donation program and highlighted Apple TV+ content, Apple Music songs, podcasts, books, and more all focused on national parks.

Top Rated Comments

_Spinn_ Avatar
35 months ago

Apple remains one of the most savvy public relations oriented companies I have ever seen. They really know what buttons to press.
Yeah, these special activity challenges are a great way to keep people engaged. That's something Fitbit doesn't do as well.
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jamcgahey Avatar
35 months ago
I love these medals! I wish they did more of them
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jz0309 Avatar
35 months ago
And as every time we get this challenge, we are not allowed to ride our bike through Apple's national parks ? :(
Come on Apple, why not including riding your bike???
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Captain Trips Avatar
35 months ago

And as every time we get this challenge, we are not allowed to ride our bike through Apple's national parks ? :(
Come on Apple, why not including riding your bike???
How about riding your bike for your usual distance, and then walk with your bike for a mile? :D?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
calzon65 Avatar
35 months ago
Apple remains one of the most savvy public relations oriented companies I have ever seen. They really know what buttons to press.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
gabino1962 Avatar
35 months ago
My wife and I will be on vacation in Hawaii during that time. It will be a BEAUTIFUL walk! :)
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