The Nike+ Running iPhone app, which allows runners to their progress & goals using the iPhone’s built-in GPS and accelerometer, was updated today with a new feature dubbed ‘Nike+ Coach’.

The new feature allows users to select from various training programs that range in difficulty and receive daily workouts, reminders, and coaching tips. The training programs include options for “beginners, intermediate, and advanced training levels” and let users set goals for 5K, 10K, half-marathon or marathon distances.

What’s New in Version 4.5.0

NIKE+ COACH Take on your next running goal and never look back. Whether you’re looking to take on your first 5K or smash your marathon PR, Nike+ Coach comes equipped with training programs, coaching tips, and daily workouts to get you race-ready. · Set your sights on the 5K, 10K, half-marathon or marathon distances. · Choose from beginner, intermediate or advanced training levels. · Get daily run reminders to stay motivated. · Track your progress and see what’s coming up next in your training.

Version 4.5.0 of the free Nike+ Running app for iPhone is available on the App Store now.

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