Logo - Kyoto Marathon GPS Art Collection

AWARD: Kyoto Marathon GPS Art Collection

Yassan’s work “Spring in Kyoto” won a award in the “Kyoto Marathon GPS Art” satellite event of the Kyoto Marathon. This is the third time in total, breaking the record for consecutive awards. The competition started as an online event, made possible by the Corona disaster. The quality of the entries has been improving each time the contest is held, and I feel that GPS art has become more popular and the technology has matured.I am very happy to have won an award among them.I hope they will hold the event again next year! AWARD-WINNING WORK: Spring in Kyoto I drew this GPS drawing while thinking of Kyoto, far away from the city, while there were restrictions on movement across the prefecture due to the Corona disaster.The season is Risshun(the beginning of the spring). I arranged cherry blossoms in full bloom on the letters of Kyoto to express spring in Kyoto. OUTLINE: Kyoto Marathon...

sakura run 2022

ANNOUNCEMENT: Sakura Run 2022

Started to release the 2022 version of the Sakura Run courses on, the route sharing site of GPS Art. It is a course where you can draw GPS art of cherry blossoms at Hanami spots all over Japan. Citizen runners have been running these courses as a way to avoid crowds and enjoy the cherry blossoms.I have already released 99 courses in 47 prefectures, starting in the spring of 2020. Planning to release more courses in all prefectures this spring. Thank you for your continued support! LINK Sakura Courses BACKGROUND The “GPS run” was born in the 2010s as a fusion of GPS drawing and running culture. As a non-competitive sport, the number of enthusiasts is increasing, especially among citizen runners.The 2020 Corona disaster was a turning point, and it has spread as a new motivation to run instead of competing in marathons. It has been adopted as “GPS run”, “GPS marathon”...