How To Create A Goal

Setting up a Goal on iPhone

If this is your first goal...

  1. Head to your My Plan Tab
  2. You have the option to set up your own goal, or we can help you set a goal using Goal Coach!
  3. If you choose to set your own goal, select the goal you would like to set up.

Note: If you already have a goal set up in a category, it will appear dimmed in the list.


4. Enter your goal details

Note: You will see an activity type with a strikethrough if you already have a goal in progress with that exact activity and goal type.
 
 
**For Weight Goals: The goal screen will let you know if your goal is easy, doable, or really hard based off of general weight loss metrics. Feel free to ignore this messaging and set up any goal you choose. We just want you to be successful in your goals by helping them set up manageable timeframes!**

 
 5. Select the Green button "Set Goal" and get moving!
 
 If you're setting multiple goals...
 
1. Once you open the My Plan tab, you'll see your current goal
 
2. Tap the Options menu in the top right corner and you can add a new goal!
 

Runkeeper Go members only:

By tapping on the My Plan tab, you'll be able to see advanced insights into your goal progress. Using your current data, Runkeeper can inform you if you are on pace to reach your goal or if you should adjust! If you have multiple goals, just swipe and you can see insights for each goal!

 Setting up a Goal on Android

1. Head over to the 'Me' tab and select the 'Goals' cell

2. In the top right hand corner you will see a trophy icon. Click here to add a new goal.

Note: If you already have a goal set up in a category, it will appear dimmed in the list

3. Select the goal you are trying to achieve from the list. 

4. Set the 'Start Date' and 'End Date

5. Press the blue 'Set Goal' button

Web

  1. Login to your account and click on the 'Me' tab at the top which will bring you to your Runkeeper Dashboard
  2. Click the green 'Add New Goal' button. If you do not see it there, click the right arrow until the goal button appears
  3. Select the type of Goal you would like to set
  4. Select the type of Activity for your goal
  5. Set your 'Start Date' and 'End Date' and any other information necessary for that Goal Type
  6. Click Next and review your Goal information
  7. Press the green 'Done' button in the bottom right corner

Common Mistakes:

Many users want to set up a cumulative goal but instead set up a single distance goal. For example, they want to run 500mi in the next year, but instead set up a goal to go for a 500mi run

When setting up your cumulative distance goal on the app, select "Total Distance" not "Longest Distance"

When settings up your cumulative distance goal on the web, select "Cumulative Distance" not "Distance" 

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