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Here are the two Apple Watch Activity Challenges happening in February

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What you need to know

  • Apple will host two Apple Watch Activity Challenges in February.
  • One will celebrate Lunar New Year.
  • The other will celebrate Black History Month.

Apple is keeping the Apple Watch Activity Challenges coming next month.

As reported by MacRumors, the company is planning to host two different Apple Watch Activity Challenges during the month of February. The first will celebrate Lunar New Year and the other will celebrate Black History Month.

For the Lunar New Year challenge, Apple Watch owners will be tasked with completing any workout for 20 minutes between February 1 and February 15. For the Unity challenge, users will need to close their Move ring seven days in a row during the month of February.

For the Lunar New Year, Apple is asking Apple Watch owners to do any workout for at least 20 minutes between February 1 and February 15 to win the award. It is not clear if this is a worldwide challenge or a challenge that will be limited to countries where Lunar New Year is celebrated.Apple Watch owners can earn the "Unity" award in honor of Black History Month by closing their Move ring seven days in a row in February.

As usual with any Apple Watch Activity Challenge, users can complete the challenge by logging exercise in any app that integrates with Apple's Health app. Completing the challenge in full will get finishers a custom reward in the Fitness app as well as exclusive stickers in the Messages and FaceTime app.

Apple Watch users are likely to receive a push notification on their watches soon that will also notify them of the challenge. Those looking to complete the event can also use Apple Fitness+ to do so, Apple's workout subscription service.

Joe Wituschek
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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.