22 Dec '16, 7pm

Runner Uses Strava to Create Holiday Scenes on the Run

Runner Uses Strava to Create Holiday Scenes on the Run

How can you use your wearable tech devices to send holiday greetings? Owen Delaney, a 40-year-old British runner has been getting creative with his daily runs and creating holiday-themed Strava art on his runs near London. “I was looking at a map of Bushy Park last week and I thought the Diana Fountain would make a great Rudolph’s nose, so I drew him using the Strava route planner and just went out and ran it,” says Delaney, an avid runner and father of two. “People seemed to like it, so I did Santa the next day. “That was the toughest one, trying to run his eyes and eyebrows through knee deep bracken, in the dark, it was very unforgiving on the legs! Then I thought why not try and come up with something different every day until Christmas.” Does it take much preparation? “Santa took a while, about an hour I think, to draw and plan,” he says. “The ones since then were pret...

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