Jogger Runs Routes That Look Like Animal Artwork On GPS Tracker

Now THIS is creative (and good exercise)!

March 28, 2020
Photo Credit: NicoElNino/Getty Images

Photo Credit: NicoElNino/Getty Images

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It's kind of a real-life Etch A Sketch!

35-year-old Jeric Yeun lives in New Cross Gate, South London: and really enjoys jogging.  But he's taken the sport to a whole new level.  An artistic level, if you will!

Yeun purposely plans out exactly where he's going to jog: so that his routes (upwards of 18 miles each) will show up as adorable drawings of animals on his phone's GPS.  It's not only for fun, either: Yeun is working to raise funds for Spinal Research (he's already raised about $1800).

The coronavirus quarantine hasn't slowed him down, either: he just runs earlier in the morning to avoid crowds.  See if you can figure out what his "drawings" are below!

--#StravaArt No 1️⃣2️⃣ -- 29.73k done for my Sunday Long Run on my own. . . To my special kangaroo mom -- an early one for Malaysia. . . Thanks for keeping me safe & warm. Thanks for being there for me. Thanks for hopping through life with me. . . Mom, I don't always take the time to tell you how much I am thankful for everything you have done. I thank you more than ever, mom. I love you -- . . The Strava Art today is dedicated to all the lovely mom in the world -- Wishing you a Happy Mother's Day -- Hope you'll like my Strava Art. Stay strong, stay safe, stay happy everyone -- Share the love, send it to your mom, friends & family to let them know how much you missed them, how much you love them -- . . . So, a recap on why I'm doing all of this.This year the plan is to do lots of drawings. Sounds easy? It's not. I'm drawing them using my legs. I'll be challenging myself to draw 2️⃣0️⃣ #StravaArts while I'm traveling around here & there. Have you tried it before? It is very difficult, it is time consuming & it is tough. I will also be running 2️⃣ Marathons too as part of the initiative to help people with paralysis to live an active life again. Join me, it's for a good cause. I'm doing all this for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story on how I've started running & why I'm doing this. I'll be really grateful. I'll be very happy too if you can buy me a virtual beer -- Link in my bio. . . . #mothersday #mothersdaygift #kangaroo #mom #iloveyou #love #longrun #staystrong #staysafe #stayhappy #RunningMotivation #Marathon #RunnersOfInstagram #igrunners #MarathonTraining #InstaRunners #runners #ukRunChat #charity #longrun #sundayrunday

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--#StravaArt No 1️⃣1️⃣ -- When the world is going upside down-- Be like a #giraffe & always remember to... Stand Up. Stand Tall. Stand Firm & Stand Strong ---- We'll get through this tough time together-- . . Hope you'll like my new Strava Art. Stay strong, stay safe, stay #happy everyone ---- . . . Today, I just wanted to go out to get some fresh air this morning. Spending some happy time doing something I love-- looking for things I can draw around #Arsenal Stadium & Finsbury Park-- People asked me, with London Marathon being postponed, will I carry on doing my long run? Why not, keep the spirit going --✌--Sunday long run all done & dusted with 32.58k in the bag including warm up, drawing the art & cool down. Hope everyone have a brilliant weekend too. Sending some virtual hugs & love from me to you---- Let me know if I ran passed somewhere you know too. Comments below ---- . . So, a recap on why I'm doing all of this.This year the plan is to do lots of drawings. Sounds easy? It's not. I'm drawing them using my legs. I'll be challenging myself to draw 2️⃣0️⃣ #StravaArts while I'm traveling around here & there. Have you tried it before? It is very difficult, it is time consuming & it is tough. I will also be running 2️⃣ Marathons too as part of the initiative to help people with paralysis to live an active life again. Join me, it's for a good cause. I'm doing all this for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story on how I've started running & why I'm doing this. I'll be really grateful. I'll be very happy too if you can buy me a virtual beer -- Link in my bio. . . Do you know that everyday 3️⃣ people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury? There are more than 5️⃣0️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ people in the UK & Ireland is living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. I really hope that you can support me & Spinal Research with a small donation (as little as £1️⃣, as every little helps), & together we can help spinal cord injury victims to overcome paralysis and to live a normal life ❤️---------- Please click link in my bio to read more about me . .

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--#StravaArt No 1️⃣0️⃣ -- Rise and shine, cluck cluck cluck -- it's a fun day being outdoor leading a group of lovely ppl drawing this #StravaArt at Victoria Park, I've tried my best as it's tricky on a shorter distance to put in more details into the drawing. Hope that you lovely people like it ---- . . . 28.16k in the bag this morning -- Apart from the fun of drawing the #rooster with our sexy legs covering 9.53k, I've also squeezed in a total of 17.63k jog up with @leolumix to meet the group in Vicky Park, and 1k of cool down jog to the Victoria Park market after the drawing.So #SundayRunday are all done now. It's time to hit the Victoria Park Sunday Market for some nice post run foods with the group. I'm hungry and I'm coming for you -- . . . So, a recap on why I'm doing all of this.This year the plan is to do lots of drawings. Sounds easy? It's not. I'm drawing them using my legs. I'll be challenging myself to draw 2️⃣0️⃣ #StravaArts while I'm traveling around here & there. Have you tried it before? It is very difficult, it is time consuming & it is tough. I will also be running 2️⃣ Marathons too as part of the initiative to help people with paralysis to live an active life again. Join me, it's for a good cause. I'm doing all this for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story on how I've started running & why I'm doing this. I'll be really grateful. I'll be very happy too if you can buy me a virtual beer -- Link in my bio. . . Do you know that everyday 3️⃣ people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury? There are more than 5️⃣0️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ people in the UK & Ireland is living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. I really hope that you can support me & Spinal Research with a small donation (as little as £1️⃣, as every little helps), & together we can help spinal cord injury victims to overcome paralysis and to live a normal life ❤️---------- Please click link in my bio to read more about me & spread the words & love if you can. Thanks . . .

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--#StravaArt No 9️⃣-- Animals have come to mean so much in our lives -- We live in a fragmented & disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, & the economy is unfortunate (oh #Brexit). What's one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A #dog -- or a #cat -- loving us unconditionally, every day, very faithfully - Jon Katz . . . Here, from me, to each and everyone of you who wanted the true unconditional #love ❤️-- Hope you like my Strava Art-- . . . So recap on my day. So how was it? I started my day volunteering at my local parkrun as a barcode scanner. It was nice chatting to new faces & also being able to give back to the community just so other ppl can enjoy #parkrun -- So post parkrun, is where my fun begins. Who said long run is boring? -- It can be adventurous & #fun too. A total of 19.78k in the bags running & drawing things with my sexy legs ---- I'm all done, lots of charity work to be done this evening (and tomorrow), gonna work till late night. Wish me luck . . . So, a recap on why I'm doing all of this. This year the plan is to do lots of drawings. Sounds easy? It's not. I'm drawing them using my legs. I'll be challenging myself to draw 2️⃣0️⃣ #StravaArts while I'm traveling around here & there. Have you tried it before? It is very difficult, it is time consuming & it is tough. I will also be running 2️⃣ Marathons too as part of the initiative to help people with paralysis to live an active life again. Join me, it's for a good cause. I'm doing all this for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story on how I've started running & why I'm doing this (link in my bio) I'll be really grateful. . . Do you know that everyday 3️⃣ people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury? There are more than 5️⃣0️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ people in the UK & Ireland is living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. I really hope that you can support me & Spinal Research with a small donation (as little as £1️⃣, as every little helps), & together we can help spinal cord injury victims to overcome paralysis

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#StravaArt 8️⃣ May your heart be filled with #happiness , #love & contentment with every passing moment. Wishing everyone a Happy Chinese New Year - The Year of the Rat ----❤️------ . . So lots of people has been asking me, when will I be drawing a rat --So here you go you lovely people ------ A total of 2️⃣8️⃣.1️⃣9️⃣k of running in the bags. Tried my best as some of the roads are closed ⚠️ If you can, help me share my story, so that ppl knows about the good cause -- . . So why am I doing all of this? This year the plan is to do lots of drawings. Sounds easy? It is not. I'm drawing them using my legs. I'll be challenging myself to draw 2️⃣0️⃣ #StravaArts while I'm traveling around here & there. Have you tried it before? It is very difficult, it is time consuming & it is tough. I will also be running 2️⃣ Marathons too as part of the initiative to help people with paralysis to live an active life again. Join me, it's for a good cause. I'm doing all this for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story on how I've started running & why I'm doing this (link in my bio) I'll be really grateful. . . Do you know that everyday 3️⃣ people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury? There are more than 5️⃣0️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ people in the UK & Ireland is living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. I really hope that you can support me & Spinal Research with a small donation (as little as £1️⃣, as every little helps), & together we can help spinal cord injury victims to overcome paralysis and to live a normal life ❤️---------- Please click link in my bio to read more about me & spread the words & love if you can. Thanks . .

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#StravaArt 7️⃣ Who needs some vitamin #Sea ?-- . . When you combine the power of the sea -- and the horse from last week -- , you get yourself a #SeaHorse -- What do you think? Comments below? ---- . . The fun starts early today, where I'm leading a group of lovely people ------ (and some of them for their very first Strava Art, super #exciting). Well done to each and everyone of you embracing the 3 Celcius cold --️❄️ Swipe right to view ---- . . . 15k in the bags for me and the breakdown of the session below. ➡️3.88k to Camberwell to meet the people. ➡️1.38k jog to the start. ➡️6.47k drawing our lovely @Strava Art together --. ➡️3.58 jog home --. . . Recap, Im doing all this for a charity. It's not easy to draw a Strava Art. It takes a lot of effort, planning, and time. Hope you enjoyed it. Anyone else wanna do some Strava Arts? ----‍♂️----‍♀️ (Or even buy me a virtual beer, I'll be very happy --) link in bio. . . So,new year comes new challenges-- This year the plan is to do lots of drawings. Sounds easy? It's not.I'm drawing them using my legs. I'll be challenging myself to draw 2️⃣0️⃣ #StravaArts while I'm traveling around here & there.Have you tried it before? It is very difficult, it is time consuming & it is tough. I will also be running 2️⃣ Marathons too as part of the initiative to help people with paralysis to live an active life again. Join me, it's for a good cause. I'm doing all this for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story on how I've started running & why I'm doing this (link in my bio) I'll be really grateful. . . Do you know that everyday 3️⃣ people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury?There are more than 5️⃣0️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ people in the UK & Ireland is living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury.I really hope that you can support me & Spinal Research with a small donation (as little as £1️⃣, as every little helps), & together we can help spinal cord injury victims to overcome paralysis and to live a normal life ❤️---------- Please click link in my bio to read more about me & spread the words & love if you can.Thanks

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#StravaArt No 6️⃣ Sometimes to get speed, you need to chase something faster ---- What do you think? Comments below ---- . . . It's a bit of mixed session today with 34.37k in the bags. I've started my day with a 10k race with @runthroughuk at Finsbury Park. Thanks to @lilliesfitness for the race entry ------ When I've found out from @gailseal that the course is hilly ⛰️ Things are going to be abit tricky. It's a 4 laps loop. The plan is to go easy for the first lap to test out the course, which ended up as a tempo run -- Completed it in 43m 24s (4:21/km) , a tough course indeed. The fun had just started postrace. I've then jogged to the starting point to kick start my long run & drawing. A multitasking guy for sure -- I'm hungry now, race recap tomorrow. Have a nice weekend you lovely lot ❤️ . . One more thing, if you fancy drawing some Strava Art. Next Sunday, I'll running a FREE, Strava Art event at a social pace of 6:00 - 7:00 min/km covering 7-8km in Camberwell. We will try to guess what we're drawing on that day. Limited places are available, grab one now before it's gone. Link in my bio ---- . . . So, new year new challenges-- This year the plan is to do lots of drawings. Sounds easy? It's not. I'm drawing them using my legs. I'll be challenging myself to draw 2️⃣0️⃣ #StravaArts while I'm traveling around here & there. Have you tried it before? It is very difficult, it's time consuming & it's tough. I will also be running 2️⃣ Marathons too as part of the initiative to help people with paralysis to live an active life again. Join me, it's for a good cause. I'm doing all this for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story on how I've started running & why I'm doing this (link in my bio) I'll be really grateful. . .

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----#REDJanuary Day 3 ---- There is something "fishy" going on my #birthday today ---- . . . Chinese saying "Nian Nian You Yu", direct translation to having fishes every year. Which also means, "May there be abundance every year" as a wish to someone having lots of health, wealth and friendship ---------- . . . Look what I've found in Barbican, London -- A total of 13k in the bags including warm up ➡️ drawing the art ➡️ cooling down. Thanks to @notjust1run @izmvn @thechallengerinme @officialameliacarter for coming out tonight -- Sorry for the short notice, hope you have lots of fun running and figuring out what we're drawing -- It's always tricky to draw in the city centre due to all the tall buildings, tried my best on it, hope everyone likes it. Happy birthday to me again -------- . . Can someone buy me a virtual beer for my birthday? -- There's still time and it's for a good cause. You can also read about my new challenges for this year -- Link in my bio. Thanks ---- . . . People ask me why do I run alot? I'm chasing that 6️⃣ Stars --❤️ & I'm helping people with paralysis to live an active life again along the way, join me, it's for a good cause. I'll be back next year to help out even more & to run 2 Marathons to fundraise for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story on how I've started running & why I'm doing this (link in my bio) I'll be really grateful. . . Do you know that everyday 3️⃣ people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury? There are more than 5️⃣0️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ people in the UK & Ireland is living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. I really hope that you can support me & Spinal Research with a small donation (as little as £1️⃣, as every little helps), & together we can help spinal cord injury victims to overcome paralysis and to live a normal life ❤️---------- Please click link in my bio to read more about me & spread the words & love if you can. Thanks . .

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#MotivationMonday Quack quack -- Guess who's back in London? -- I'm back at my favourite park, Shoreditch Park. Lots of #memories and training done here ------ . . . Glorious Sunshine today --️ Its very rare during this time of the year to get such warm weather. Why waste the day? Let's go out for a run or a walk --‍♂️-- . . . Well, it's my final #StravaArt for the year 2019 -- I hope that I've motivated at least a few of you to be more active-- So for today, a total of 24.89k in the bags in the lovely morning with the lovely duck ❤️ Tonnes of stuff to be done later. So any plans for new year? Comments below ---- . . . People ask me why do I run alot? I'm chasing that 6️⃣ Stars --❤️ & I'm helping people with paralysis to live an active life again along the way, join me, it's for a good cause. I'll be back next year to help out even more & to run 2 Marathons to fundraise for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story on how I've started running & why I'm doing this (link in my bio) I'll be really grateful. . . . Do you know that everyday 3️⃣ people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury? There are more than 5️⃣0️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ people in the UK & Ireland is living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. I really hope that you can support me & Spinal Research with a small donation (as little as £1️⃣, as every little helps), & together we can help spinal cord injury victims to overcome paralysis and to live a normal life ❤️---------- Please click link in my bio to read more about me & spread the words & love if you can. Thanks #Holiday100 . .

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#Honey, look who I've found roaming around for some boxing day sales, it's Mr #Trex ---- . Say hi to Mr Trex ---- @ultraxco @soar_running #holiday100 . . A total of 27.18k (including warm up and cool down) in the bags today having a bit of fun doing my 3rd attempt of #StravaArt in Glasgow .Time to get ready to try some famous Glasgow Curries recommended by a friend of mine ---- and then some boxing day shopping ---- and touring around. Are you doing any boxing day shopping? Let me know how did your day go. Comment below ---- . . . As a runner, I'm always giving back to the community from time to time. I volunteered in #parkrun & races just so other people gets to enjoy the event. I'll be back next year to help out even more & to run 2 Marathons to fundraise for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story (link in my bio) I'll be really grateful. . . . Do you know that everyday 3 people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury? There are more than 50,000 people in the UK & Ireland is living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. I really hope that you can support me & Spinal Research with a small donation (as little as £1, as every little helps), & together we can help spinal cord injury victims to overcome paralysis and to live a normal life ❤️---------- Please click link in my bio (new link) to read more about me & spread the words if you can. Thanks . . .

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--Advent Running Day 24-- #TuesdayMotivation Look it's a Bird--...It's a Plane ✈️...no it's Santa Clause -- It can also be Papa Smurf or a Dwarf -- I am open to any other suggestions? Comments below ---- @ultraxco . . . Last day of work before #Xmas , woohooo ----. I've been spending lots of time outdoor to do abit of a #StravaArt today. Have you tried drawing with your legs before? It is not as easy as I think it will be. It took longer than I expect too. I was thinking it will be roughly 20k to draw the whole art but I've ended up covering like 36.27k including running to the start and jogging home -- Rest day tomorrow cos it's Christmas -- Tonnes of foods tonight, super hungry -- Enjoy your holiday, and Merry #Christmas , Ho..Ho..Ho..-- . . . As a runner, I'm always giving back to the community from time to time. I volunteered in parkrun & races just so other people gets to enjoy the event. I'll be back next year to help out even more & to run 2 Marathons to fundraise for @spinalresearch as I understand the important of being active & not everyone is as fortunate as us. If you can spend some time to read about my story (link in my bio) I'll be really grateful. . . . Do you know that everyday 3 people in the UK are paralysed due to spinal cord injury? There are more than 50,000 people in the UK & Ireland is living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. I really hope that you can support me & Spinal Research with a small donation (as little as £1, as every little helps), & together we can help spinal cord injury victims to overcome paralysis and to live a normal life ❤️---------- Please click link in my bio (new link) to read more about me & spread the words if you can. Thanks . .

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