What you need to know
- Apple has revealed the date and theme of its next Apple Watch Activity Challenge.
- The next challenge will celebrate national parks and occur on Saturday, August 28.
- To complete the challenge, complete a hike, walk, run, or wheelchair workout of at least one mile.
The next Apple Watch Activity Challenge really wants everyone to take a hike.
As reported by 9to5Mac, Apple has announced that its next Apple Watch Activity Challenge will occur on Saturday, August 28. The theme of the new challenge is to "appreciate the beauty of national parks all over the world."
In order to complete the new challenge, Apple Watch users must log a hike, walk, run, or wheelchair workout of at least one mile.
As with any Apple Watch Activity Challenge, you can complete the workout using either the Workout app on Apple Watch, Apple Fitness+, or an exercise app that syncs with the Health app on iPhone. Just make sure that the app is currently connected to the Health app so that you get credit for the workout.
Completing the challenge will get you an award for a special edition set of stickers you can use in the Messages and FaceTime app.
If you want to make sure you have the right Apple Watch to complete the challenge, check out our list of the Best Apple Watch 2021.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.
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