Apple to celebrate International Women's Day with an Apple Watch Activity Challenge

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What you need to know

  • Apple will celebrate International Women's Day on March 8.
  • The next Apple Watch Activity Challenge will take place.
  • Wearers need to complete 20 minutes of exercise.

Apple's next Apple Watch Activity Challenge will be in honor of International Women's Day on March 8, as reported by 9to5Mac. Apple is already set to host special Today at Apple events on the same day.

Anyone wanting to get in on the action needs simply complete a 20-minute exercise on March 8, whether that's a walk, run, or wheelchair workout. Once the workout is complete users will receive a special achievement in the Activity app on their iPhone. Unlike some Apple-only events, this one will be open to all Apple Watch owners all around the world.

Don't worry about forgetting about the challenge, either. Apple will surely send notifications ahead of time, reminding everyone of what's at stake. After all, who wants to miss out on a hot new achievement?

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.