Yesterday, at the Games for Health conference in Boston, we challenged the brave boys of Exergame to FigureRun with us early in the morning and… They were there!
At 7.15 am we left for a special Boston icon: the Boston Red Sox (the famous Boston Baseball team).
The FigureRunning Android app is here! We just finished our talk at the Games for Health Conference in Boston and we took this special occasion to launch the FigureRunning app for Android worldwide. You can now get it in Google Play. The crowd loved the FigureRunning virus.
We are very very very excited to announce our trip to Boston! You might remember we were presenting at Games for Health Europe conference last October. Well, now we are crossing the ocean. Boston is hosting the Eighth Annual Games for Health Conference and we are invited to present!
Last Monday it was the hour of truth… we were nominated for the Future of Health Award and had to deliver our final pitch. We had already sent our proposal to the jury and now it was time to convince the audience of TEDxMaastricht.
It was a very inspiring day. Talking to […]
We were at TEDx Maastricht this week, to promote FigureRunning. We met a lot of interesting people, and discussed with them how we could introduce FigureRunning in Healthcare. One of these inspiring people is Dr. Mike Evans who made an inspiring movie answering the question “What is the single best thing we can do four […]
Creating a sustainable health care system is one of society’s greatest challenges. The Economist Intelligence Unit predicts the future of health care in Europe will be shaped by seven separate, but interconnected, trends; one of them being that preventive measures will become more important as a way of promoting healthy behaviour. […]
We landed at TEDxMaastricht and of course we had to run a special FigureRun for the big day of tomorrow! So we did a night run to honor TEDxMaastricht. To all the visitors at TEDxMaastricht – we see you tomorrow at the conference (and we would love you to vote for us to win the Future of […]
We proudly present a font made by you. Or actually by your sweaty feet! Last Sunday we launched this Sweaty Feet font at ‘Letters are my Friends’ in Berlin.
Download the font, install and write messages with letters made in the streets of Tokyo, San Francisco and Amsterdam.
On Wednesday the 29th of February we will be hosting a session for KNOW HOW, a great online event you should check out! We will be talking about using game mechanics and social networks to start a movement. Taking you with us on our journey of designing, developing and promoting FigureRunning, this new sport that […]
It is done! With the great help of you and your running stamina we finished the world’s first international GPS typeface. People from all over contributed to our project initiated with Letters Are My Friends. The 12th of ferbuary we will be showing the results along with all the fun stories around each […]
What is FigureRunning?
Start FigureRunning NOW!1) Choose a theme (#royal, #alphabet, #easter)
2) Think of a simple Figure matching that theme
3) Search the map of your neighbourhood for that Figure (streets/gardens)
4) Get a phone with GPS and download a running app, like Runkeeper, GeoTracker or Nike +
5) Go to the beginning of the Figure, start tracking, start running
6) Make a screenshot of your FigureRun when you're done (iPhone: hold big button below and button on top at the same time)
7) Send the figure to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet/facebook it with #figurerunning
FigureRunning flickr pica’s