Aerial Heat Maps of City Runners

San Francisco

San Francisco

The brilliant minds at FlowingData used publicly available data records from workout app RunKeeper to map where people run in 22 cities across America, Canada and Europe.

The result is a series of gorgeous and intriguing visualizations.

Paris

Paris

Chicago

Chicago

New York City

New York City

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Via Memolition for more city heat maps.

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About Heretic

I design video games for a living, write fiction, political theory and poetry for personal amusement, and train regularly in Western European 16th century swordwork. On frequent occasion I have been known to hunt for and explore abandoned graveyards, train tunnels and other interesting places wherever I may find them, but there is absolutely no truth to the rumor that I am preparing to set off a zombie apocalypse. Nothing that will stand up in court, at least. I use paranthesis with distressing frequency, have a deep passion for history, anthropology and sociological theory, and really, really, really hate mayonnaise. But I wash my hands after the writing. Promise.

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