Such a shame that the Olympics are over again. But here are some nice artpieces to enjoy!
A few weeks ago we asked people around the world to run an Olympic themed drawing. And we received some beautiful stuff. It was very hard to choose, but in the end the jury decided to award […]
In three days the Olympics finally kick off! For this special occasion we decided to draw something special in the streets of London. Actually not only the streets but also the Thames is part of the art this time!
This run was designed by @justaskdesigns. Remember him? […]
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 believe in motivating people to exercise more by combining mobile technology, game mechanics and social networks. Now you might think why? And how? Well let me try to clarify the use of game mechanics, and more specific gamification, by giving you a well known example.
At this moment Draw Something […]
With FigureRunning we want to inspire people around the world to have fun while and by keeping fit. And if there is one thing that we have learned last year, it is that there is a need for motivating initiatives to get people to exercise. We believe in designing incentives combining three elements: mobile technology, […]
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 […]
Last month we started a new FigureRunning project: running a Typeface. And we are almost there!
So get into your running gear and help us finish the Alphabet! The initial deadline was December 15th. But we just need three more letters. So we have decided to give you some more days to finish […]
Last week it was Social Media Week in Berlin. And of course we were there to talk, discuss and run!
What I loved is that finally a journalist was willing to run with us. David Krause from Flux FM interviewed me while running in the streets of Berlin. A whole new level of concentrating: running, […]
We are very happy to announce that FigureRunning is selected to present at the GFH11EU. The what? the 1st annual Games for Health Europe conference. The event will take place on the 24th and the 25th of October 2011 in Amsterdam. Are you a Health Care Innovator or […]
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
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