Guided runs on Nike Run Club: GPS or Cellular?

Discussion in 'Apple Watch' started by hojoon0724, May 6, 2018.

  1. hojoon0724 macrumors regular

    Jun 26, 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Can you do guided runs without your phone on the GPS model?
    Or do I need the cellular model to get the guided runs without my phone around?

    I'm looking to upgrade from Series 0 to Series 3 and trying to decide between GPS and Cellular.

  2. matrix07 macrumors 601


    Jun 24, 2010
    Can’t say for sure since I always bring my phone. I will say this though.. Nike Run on Series 2 (GPS) is awful. Everything is so slow (starts from opening the app). If you could get cellular version (series 3) you’ll get a much better all around experience at least.
  3. mk313 macrumors 6502a

    Feb 6, 2012
    I’m almost politico you can do it them without the phone. You have to download them to your watch in advance in either case, so I don’t believe the phone is needed at all.
  4. meeebee macrumors member


    Jan 23, 2016
    Yes, you can leave the phone at home with GPS only watch and follow the guided plan. But as noted above you must download it first to the watch.

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