Nike Run Club (iOS, Android: Free)

Nike really makes a mean run tracker with the Nike Run Club, which comes baked in with the Nike+ edition of the Apple Watch now. The app itself has added Apple Watch complications in order to provide a fast stats and motivation, so this is an ideal option if you own an Apple Watch.

Especially designed for beginners and veteran runners, the Nike Run Club is both q run tracker, social networking tool, and music player for runners. It measures a variety of metrics, including your running distance, pace, and mile splits. The app also includes various coaching plans that adapt to your own goals and progress.

Once you have finished your run, you can share your photos, stats, stickers, and compare your progress with the others.

RunGo (iOS, Android: Free, with premium subscription)

Running is a great exercise, but if you are in an unfamiliar city or traveling abroad, you may find it tough to find a good and safe running route. RunGo, a run tracker and navigation aid, will help you to discover new running routes, complete with voice navigation to guide you through unfamiliar locales.

With RunGo, you can also download routes for offline use, start routes halfway or create your own. The coolest thing is that premium users can access guided tours by local runners through safe and scenic areas.

Those subscriptions costs $1.99 per month. You can lower that by opting for an annual subscription of $14.99.

Pumatrac (iOS, Android: Free)

Pumatrac offers some cute extras and standard bevy of a run tracking tool that you may expect from the best running apps. It records your running distance and calories burned, maps your running track, and so on.

In addition, Pumatrac also records other things like weather. It describes the quality of your run by boiling it all down into a run score, generates other personalized insights based on your running behavior, and notes if you run further when listening to rock or metal, and more.