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5 April 2012 – Video made by Jona Kallgren from Associated Press
14 March 2012 – Our first article in Czech Republic: written by Karolína Vránková in Respekt
22 Feburary 2012 – Arte, diseño, tecnología y running unidos Triamax.com
20 Feburary 2012 – Type geeks & athletes rejoice! Sweatyfeet is a typeface made via Figurerunning The Next Web
January 2012 – Goede voornemens 2012 – We rennen de calorieën eraf in de vorm van een Big Mac – Algemeen Dagblad
February 2012 – Herzen rennen –Tagesspiegel
January 2012 – Il fitness si trasforma in arte: fai disegni correndo per strada – Sole 24 Ore
December 2011 – Vier kilometer fur ein bild – Berliner Zeitung
15 november 2011 – Thanks to an article in this Danish Newspaper Poliken the Swedish Radio maker Kicki, of radioshow ‘Kropp & Sjöll’ (Body&Soul), found FigureRunning and decided to interview us for the national radio. This led to a great interview and a lot of new Swedish FigureRunners! Listen here (it starts at 45:20) to ‘Kropp &Sjöll’ of Tuesday November 15th 2011 – it’s in Swedish, but we speak in English.
11 november 2011 – We’ve got featured in WIRED UK!
08 november 2011 – Again thanks to editor and writer Hugo Hoes, we’ve got an article in Z!, the newspaper that is sold by homeless people in Amsterdam. With the courtesy of @eljal, who made the nice Kitten FigureRun for Pet’s day.
Aug 24th 2011 – PICNIC – PICNIC loves FigureRunning
July 7th 2011 – PSFK – Art meets excercise with FigureRunning
July 4th 2011 – Quantified Self Labs – Willempje Vrins and Leonieke Verhoog on FigureRunning
July 2011 – NPOX Festival – Speakers
June 9th 2011 – Red Magazine – Lifestyle
June 9th 2011 -Grazia – The Hot List
June 9th 2011 – Quest Psychologie – Life is a game
June 3rd 2011 – Bright.nl – mention in article about HEMA Sport and Games contest
June 1st 2011 – Holland Herald – (±3 mln readers in KLM airplanes!)
May 31st 2011 – article in Parool Style page (yes, we’ve got style!) (2nd time in Parool!) written by Liedewij Loorbach
May 2nd 2011 – Amsterdam FM radio – Ochtendhumeur [Dutch]
April 2nd 2011 – VARA Radio – Spijkers met Koppen – [Dutch]:
Our item is at the end of the show at 01:40:40 and keep listening untill the end, because the finishing song is partly about FigureRunning as well! 😉
April 1st 2011 – Sevendays Magazine – Weekkrant voor Jong Nederland – [Dutch]:
March 25th 2011 – Mobfest – Ignite 7 Amsterdam – Arcade goes Mobile – What is the future of mobile gaming? Presentation at Mediamatic:
Tuesday March 22nd 2011 – Zuidasrun.nl [Dutch]:
Thursday March 10th 2011 – DRS3 Radio Show [German/Switzerland] “Durchgeknallte Trendsportart aus Amsterdam” :
Tuesday March 8th 2011 – NRC Next [Dutch]:
Monday March 7th 2011 – NRC Handelsblad [Dutch]:
Thursday March 3rd 2011 – http://www.frunning.eu/site/rennen-voor-je-figuur/ [Dutch]
Monday February 28th 2011 – Presentation at The Quantified Self #2 – Mediamatic Amsterdam:
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 email@example.com or tweet/facebook it with #figurerunning
FigureRunning flickr pica’s