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Jeric Yuen

Draw 25 GPS Arts and Running 2 Marathons

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p][b][u]#GpsArt Running Challenge[/u][/b][/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/6_Small.png[/img][/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/5_Small.png[/img][/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/4_Small.png[/img][/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/3_Small.png[/img][/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2_Small.png[/img][/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1_Small.png[/img][/p][p]So new year comes new challenges. I will be challenging myself to do something different this year. I'll be doing lots of drawings. Sounds easy? [/p][p]I'll be doing many drawings, not with my hands, but with my legs. You heard it right with my legs. The challenge is to draw 20 #GpsArts with my legs on the map (I've completed 20 now, and the journey still continues as I wish to help out even more) and also doing 2 Marathons for the year 2020. Have you tried to do any GPS Art before? It's not as easy as I thought it will be, it's tough, it takes lots of time and effort, but it's all fun. The best thing is, you get to stay active, keep running, and to be able to help people with paralysis to live an active life along the way.[/p][p]Do you know that, every day 3 people in the UK are paralyzed due to spinal cord injury? There are more than 50,000 people in the UK and Ireland are living with paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. I will be playing my part to help out as much as I can as part of the #TeamSpinal athletes.[/p][p]Why not join me? It's for a good cause and I'm proud to be part of the #TeamSpinal athletes. View my journey below. Please help as little as you can (or as much as you can). It's for a really good cause with [url=https://www.spinal-research.org/]@spinalresearch[/url].[/p][p]Follow me on Instagram and find out more about my progress and training.[/p][p][url=https://www.instagram.com/coderunnerguy/]https://www.instagram.com/coderunnerguy/[/url][/p][p][br][/p][p][b][u]How did the #GpsArt challenge happen?[/u][/b][/p][p]Well, long time ago in a galaxy far far away. A guy named Jeric traveled all the way up north to Glasgow at the end of Dec 2019 to celebrate Christmas which at that time I thought that it's fun to try and draw a GPS Art face as I'm too free and bored (you can view the first one drawn below). As you might have guessed, a face lead to another face and this time Santa on Christmas Eve, and then came the TRex roaming around and so on and it grew into a challenge to see if I can draw more and also to fundraise to help people with paralysis to live an active life again with the great charity of Spinal Research.[/p][p][b][u]Who am I?[/u][/b][/p][p]I’m Jeric (aka [url=https://www.instagram.com/coderunnerguy/]@coderunnerguy[/url]). I’m a coder by day and runner by night (well, sometimes I run by day too, I guess). I’m sort of an accidental runner as I remembered nearly 2 and a half year ago, I’ve been asked to run my first ever half marathon for a charitable cause with the company’s team (RY Runners) without realizing that a half marathon is not really just a 10k in the park. A week after signing up, I’ve got my team t-shirt with my name on it and my captain asked me about my training. I’ve casually told him that I don’t even need to do a training since it’s only 10k which I’ve then really found out from him that there is a reason why people called it a half marathon and not a 10k. The bright side of it is, I’ve still got 2 weeks before the race starts so 2 weeks of training and what could possible go wrong, right? To tell you the truth, the longest distance I can run non-stop before the race was 7k, and I did managed to complete the race in the end finishing at 2h 17m. It was tough and I remembered being broken for a week after the race. [/p][p]Few years down the road, I started falling in love with running bits by bits. I enjoy the freedom of running, being active, and being around like-minded people. I appreciate this feeling and understand the fact that not everyone is as fortunate as us. Hence I’ve decided to play my role and to give back to the community this time by fundraising for [url=https://www.spinal-research.org/]Spinal Research[/url], a UK charity that funds ground breaking medical research for spinal cord injury.[/p][p]I really hope that you can support me and Spinal Research, with a small donation as [i][u]EVERY PENNY[/u][/i] helps and there are no big salaries or unnecessary costs and every penny really does count. Let's all do our bits to help spinal cord injury victims overcome paralysis and to live a normal life.[/p][p]So, the challenge that I will be doing this time is to draw 20 GPS Arts (it can be more) and also to run two World Major Marathons in 2020 which is London Marathon and the New York City Marathon.[/p][p]My first race will be with London Marathon (26 April 2020) and then the New York City Marathon (1 Nov 2020).[/p][p]Follow me on Instagram and find out more about my progress and training.[/p][p][url=https://www.instagram.com/coderunnerguy/]https://www.instagram.com/coderunnerguy/[/url][/p][p]Please support us❤❤[/p][p]Lots of Loves Always,[/p][p]Jeric (aka coderunnerguy)[/p][p]xXx[/p][p][br][/p][p][b][u]3 Marathons in 6 Weeks Challenge[/u][/b][/p][p]29 Sep 2019 - [b]Completed 1st Challenge - Berlin Marathon[/b] - Finished at [b]3h 30m[/b][/p][p]First challenge done for my [b]3 Marathons, in 6 Weeks Challange[/b][/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Berlin.jpg" width="600[/img][/p][p]13 Oct 2019 - Completed 2nd Challenge - Chicago Marathon - Finished at 3h 32m[/p][p]Two done, one more to go for my 3 Marathons, in 6 Weeks Challange[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Chicago-2.png[/img][/p][p]10 Nov 2019 - Completed 3rd Challenge - Authentic Athens Marathon - Finished at 3h 52m[/p][p]Finally completed my 3 Marathons, in 6 Weeks Challange[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/athens.jpg[/img][/p][p]17 Nov 2019 - Helping people to achieve their 10k Goal Target - Fulham 10k Official Pacer Sub 55 Mins[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Fulham10k_2019_Pacers.png[/img][/p][p][b][u]GPS Art Challenges - Drawing 25+ GPS Arts with my Legs[/u][/b][/p][p]22 Dec 2019 - #GpsArt #1 in Glasgow (Hillhead) - Face - Covering 23.18k Running (~ 1 hour 57 mins)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/StravaArt-Glasgow-Face.png[/img][/p][p]24 Dec 2019 - #GpsArt #2 in Glasgow (Greenfield) - Santa - Covering 36.27k Running (~ 3 hours 21 mins)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/StravaArt-Glasgow-Santa.png[/img][/p][p]26 Dec 2019 - #GpsArt #3 in Glasgow (Springburn) - TRex - Covering 27.18k Running (~ 2 hours 29 mins)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/StravaArt-Glasgow-TRex.png[/img][/p][p]30 Dec 2019 - #GpsArt #4 in London (Shoreditch) - Duck Swimming - Covering 24.89k Running (~ 2 hours 16 mins)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/StravaArt-London-Duck.png[/img][/p][p]3 Jan 2020 - Birthday #GpsArt #5 in London (Barbican) - Fish - Covering 13.81k Running (~ 1 hour 28 mins)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Fish.jpg[/img][/p][p]12 Jan 2020 - #GpsArt #6 in London (West Green) - Horse - Covering 21.56k Running (~ 2 hours 1 min)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Horse.jpg[/img][/p][p]19 Jan 2020 - #GpsArt #7 in London (Camberwell) - Seahorse - Covering 6.47k Running (~ 46 mins)[/p][p]The 2nd GPS Art Takeover leading a group of lovely people to draw the art together at Camberwell[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/seahorse.png[/img][/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Camberwell.jpg[/img][/p][p]25 Jan 2020 - #GpsArt #8 in London (South Bermondsey) - Chinese New Year Run - The Year of the Rat - Covering 28.19k Running (~ 2 hours 41 mins)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Rat.png[/img][/p][p]1 Feb 2020 - #GpsArt #9 in London (Burgess Park) - Dog - Covering 19.78k Running (~ 1 hours 40 mins)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Square.png[/img][/p][p]23 Feb 2020 - #GpsArt #10 in London (Victoria Park) - Chicken- Covering 9.53k Running (~ 1 hours 6 mins) [/p][p]The 3rd GPS Art Takeover leading a group of lovely people to draw the art together at Victoria Park[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/chicken.jpg[/img][/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Victoria1.jpg[/img][/p][p]15 Mar 2020 - #GpsArt #11 in London (Arsenal Stadium / Finsbury Park) - Giraffe - Covering 32.58k Running (~ 2 hours 45 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Giraffe.png[/img][/p][p]22 Mar 2020 - #GpsArt #12 in London (Dulwich Park) - Kangaroo for Mother's Day - Covering 29.73k Running (~ 2 hours 35 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Kangaroo-1.jpg[/img][/p][p]5 Apr 2020 - #GpsArt #13 in London (Burgess Park) - Bird - Covering 16.07k Running (~ 1 hour 33 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Bird.png[/img][/p][p]12 Apr 2020 - #GpsArt #14 in London (Southwark Park + Burgess Park) - Bunny for Happy Easter Day- Covering 26.42k Running (~ 2 hours 25 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Bunny.png[/img][/p][p]19 Apr 2020 - #GpsArt #15 in London (Thames River) - Cat & Mouse - Social Distancing - Covering 25.58k Running (~ 2 hours 20 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Cat.png[/img][/p][p]25 Apr 2020 - SPECIAL- London (New Cross Gate) - Rose for NHS Heroes - Covering 9.05k Running (~ 33 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/NHS_Flower.png[/img][/p][p]26 Apr 2020 - #GpsArt #16 in London (Burgess Park + Southwark Park) - Pikachu - London Marathon Replacement #TwoPointSixChallenge - Covering 26.2k Running (~ 2 hours 21 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Pikachu.png[/img][/p][p]10 May 2020 - #GpsArt #17 in London (Elephant & Castle) - Elephant - Covering 28.68k Running (~ 2 hours 39 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Elephant.jpg[/img][/p][p]17 May 2020 - SPECIAL- London (Angel) - Heart for NHS Heroes (from the NURVV team) - Covering 27.31k Running (~ 2 hours 45 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/NHS_Heart.jpg[/img][/p][p]24 May 2020 - #GpsArt #18 in London - Fire Breathing Dragon - Covering 45.1k Running (~ 4 hours 8 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Dragon.png[/img][/p][p]7th June 2020 - #GpsArt #19 in London - Life is all about balance - Sea Lion - Covering 18.05k Running (~ 1 hour 33 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/SeaLion.png[/img][/p][p]21st June 2020 - #GpsArt #20 in London - Spread your Wings and Fly - Bird - Covering 28.29k Running (~ 2 hours 36 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Bird.png[/img][/p][p]28th June 2020 - #GpsArt #21 in London - Bear - Covering 23.29k Running (~ 2 hours 8 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Bear.jpg[/img][/p][p]5th July 2020 - #GpsArt #22 in London - Rhino - Covering 35.57k Running (~ 3 hours 18 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Rhino.png[/img][/p][p]19th July 2020 - #GpsArt #23 in London - Toucan - Covering 28.66k Running (~ 2 hours 43 mins) [/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Toucan.png[/img][/p][p]9th August 2020 - #GpsArt #24 in London - Squirrel - Covering 21.16k Running (~ 2 hours 4 mins)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Squirrel.jpg[/img] [/p][p]20th September 2020 - #GpsArt #25 in London - Bee - Covering 37.65k Running (~ 3 hours 35 mins)[/p][p][img]https://www.coderunnerguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Bee.png[/img][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

04 Oct 2020


Sep 17, 2020


Strava art master🏅keep it up


Aug 30, 2020


You've got this

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Aug 3, 2020

Jerome Rousselot

Almost there Jeric! Well done

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Aug 1, 2020


£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jul 29, 2020

A to Z Running

Keep up the awesome work for a great cause!


Jul 25, 2020

Emma Chamberlin

Well done, great idea and great effort.

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jul 23, 2020

Rosie Shackleton

Jeric! You are such an inspiration! Thank you for all that you are doing x

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 21, 2020


Amazing work/run/art. Very inspiring!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jul 8, 2020


Amazing cause....keep up the fantastic work

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jul 6, 2020

RunGo App

We love your GPS art routes you are creating.