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 [...]
On saturday the 5th of november 2011 you can join a FigureRunning Clinic in Amsterdam Nieuw West at the Makers+Co Festival. With a group of runners we will put Nieuw West on the map. Come and join the clinic for free and learn how to have fun while running, [...]
McDonald’s has announced that it will open worlds largest fast food restaurant at the Olympics next year. They have an exclusive deal being the only branded restaurant. As the Official Restaurant they’ll feed the athletes, coaches, media and spectators, on site during the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. It is estimated [...]
Today Willempje and I were at NPOX, a conference for broadcasters, storytellers and media makers. NPOX asked us to program one hour, a sort of conference within a conference and we thought, why not invite people we want to hear?
So we did a speaker-estafette: we invited somebody we wanted to [...]
When I am travelling I always bring my running shoes. Being in a new city makes me want to leave my art there in the streets. Mostly I try to draw art inspired by the city or the country I am in. Like a ‘Deutsche wurst mit senf’ in Frankfurt or a Hamsah in Tel [...]
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“Through FigureRunning I learn to discover the city in a new way”
Jennifer Hensen – “If you have no peace to go ‘planking’, then try FigureRunning. Making art while running. I want it!”
One of the tools we use for FigureRunning is the Nike+ app. You can get this app for free now, because Nike+ is turning 5. To celebrate this, Nike gives the app away for free. Congratulations Nike+!
The Nike+ app supports tracking your run on a [...]
A lot of people ask us how to ‘see’ a figure in a map of your neighbourhood.
As we described before it makes it more easy to find a figure, if you first think of a theme or something special you want to run for somebody (without looking at [...]
What is FigureRunning?
Figurerun of the Week
Before we launched our new online gallery we used to feature FigureRuns of the week here. Browse to our gallery to see some amazing artwork!
FigureRun of the Week Gallery
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