Get ready for the run of your life. Join 5 million runners on an epic adventure!
You tie your shoes, put on your headphones, take your first steps outside. You’ve barely covered 100 yards when you hear them. They must be close. You can hear every guttural breath, every rattling groan - they’re everywhere. Zombies. There’s only one thing you can do: Run!
Zombies, Run! is an ultra-immersive running game and audio adventure, co-created with award-winning novelist Naomi Alderman. Every run becomes a mission where you’re the hero, with our immersive audio drama putting you at the centre of your very own zombie adventure story. While you run to the perfect mix of heart-pumping audio drama and pulse-pounding songs from your own playlist, you’ll collect supplies to grow your base back home.
BBC NEWS - “The only way to save yourself is to run for real.”
WIRED - “In the style of Runkeeper, with an exciting undead twist.”
LIFEHACKER - “A really cool way to get outside and exercise.”
CNN - “Turns exercise into a game - a terrifying, terrifying game.”
TIME - "Takes all the fun of a zombie game and funnels it into a fitness app."
WHAT PLAYERS SAY:
“Evaded all zombie mobs :-) One of my best sprints ever; this app works!”
“This game will make you sweat. Perfect junction between game design and run tracker.”
“Just tried @zombiesrungame and for the first time in my life I feel truly alive.”
WALK, JOG, OR RUN ANYWHERE
Zombies, Run! works anywhere and at any speed. You can jog in a park, run along a beach, or walk along a trail. It even works on treadmills!
YOU ARE RUNNER 5
Hundreds of lives are counting on you. You’ve got to rebuild your base from a few shivering survivors into a fortified beacon of civilization by collecting critical supplies and avoiding roving zombie hordes. Can you save them and learn the truth about the zombie apocalypse?
A WORLD OF STORIES
You become the hero in an epic story of humanity’s struggle for survival where your running really matters, and there’s a deeper mystery to be uncovered as well. Play the first four missions for free and unlock one extra mission every week.
UPGRADE TO PRO
Unlock 300+ story missions for unlimited play, plus Interval Training and Airdrop Mode.
YOUR OWN MIX
Choose your own custom playlists: the story unfolds in between your tracks through a series of dynamic radio messages and voice recordings.
Saving the world not exciting enough? When you hear zombies on your six, it’s time to speed up. Can you escape every mob or will you drop some of your hard-earned supplies to distract them?
KEEP THE SURVIVORS ALIVE
Every run, you’ll automatically collect vital supplies like medicine and ammo. Use supplies to build your very own post-apocalypse community. Do you strengthen your defences against the zombies or build a new farm? Share the results with your friends and find out who can make the brightest future for humanity.
VIEW YOUR RUNS ONLINE
Register on our free ZombieLink service to view and share your runs, maps and stats!
SYNCS WITH APPLE HEALTH!
Pro Membership subscriptions for Zombies, Run! are $3.99/month or $24.99/year. Legacy Membership is $7.99/year. Subscriptions will be charged to your iTunes account after your confirmation of purchase. Your monthly subscription will automatically renew each month and be charged through your iTunes account, yearly subscriptions will automatically renew each year. Pro Membership renews at $3.99/month or $24.99/year, and Legacy Membership renews at $7.99/year, automatically unless cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings. Cancellation of the current active subscription period is not allowed.
Note: Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life
The weather outside is frightful, but our final update of 2018 should be delightful! We’ve got a winter wonderland of improvements in this update:
- We’ve improved the experience for brand new players, with better instruction screens
- Fixed a bug where Personal Bests were not showing up (this may require you to manually sync with ZombieLink, or log out and back in again)
- Fixed a bug with scrolling on the home page for non-iPhone X phones
- Reduced amount of data used when checking for new content
- Fixed some of our most egregious crashes
If you're enjoying running with us, please rate and review us in the App Store – it really helps!
Ratings and Reviews
Worth every penny
This is an AMAZING app!!! Interesting story, heart-pounding zombie chases, sports bras, side-missions, this app has it all. And I'm not even into zombies otherwise! There is something so inspiring about going on missions for Abel Township with Sam or others in your ear all the way. I've always been on the imaginative side, so to immerse myself in this world and run like my life depends on it is awesome.
I have encountered no bugs in six months of use. The app has season upon season of main story, with more on the way, plus side missions such as interval training, airdrop, and supply runs. Then there are six super awesome race missions for 5k, 10k, and 20k.
When I purchased the year subscription for the pro version, I thought the price was very steep for an app. But the motivating story, number of interesting voice-acted characters, and diversity of easy-to-use features make it my favorite purchase of the year. The developers do a great job of improving and adding to the app on a regular basis. They are always working on new seasons, and I feel my money helps make that happen!
I want to love this app but.....
I have ran a few times with this app and I love the immersive story line and the zombie chases but that’s were the fun stops. I’ve ran outside with it and it seemed to connect with my watch just fine. But the other times I have ran in the gym it won’t connect to my Apple Watch 3. Also it seems almost after every transmission it won’t go back to playing my music. I after to stop running and either pause the run a couple of times to get it to play or advance the song a couple of times to get it playing again. Also I have noticed that when I am at a jog and am getting chased by zombies I can’t get away even when I’m almost at a dead sprint....which seems crazy when your at 5 miles or more and are having to sprint to escape....but I can’t escape and end up having supplies dropped to escape!! I got this app years ago when it first dropped and came back to it....it seems really buggy now and also like the developers aren’t putting the time in it to fix the bugs....I am will to pay for the subscription but not with these kinda bugs.....I did order the book and am looking at doing the virtual race....so hoping they get these bugs worked out!!!!
First Time User Impressions
Note: this isn’t a game to score points, you can leave your iPhone on a table and the story will still progress. Voice actors aren't terribly realistic; under tense moments they still sound like their privately and quietly recording the dialogue. Like it’s a bedtime story.,Having only finished mission one I don't know what happens when you've completed all missions as a free user, I guess I can continue to do the unlimited side missions. I've yet to see how to implement what I've picked up into my town so I wish the overall instructions were more clear. BITTOM LINE: This is just an app that plays a radio drama about a zombie apocalypse while you work out. You can’t lose the game, you were not competing against anyone else, you can’t get more points than someone else for the same mission, you don’t have to run when the story tells you to run in, you literally don’t have to do anything different than if you weren’t listening to the app at all. It is merely audio entertainment while you walk, jog, run heck, even drive!
- Six to Start
- 348 MB
- Health & Fitness
- Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
- Frequent/Intense Horror/Fear Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
- This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
- © Six to Start
- In-App Purchases
- Pro Membership $3.99
- Pro Membership $24.99
- Pro Membership $7.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.
Get things done within this app using just your voice.