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Nike+ Penis Art Is The Best Reason To Exercise

Need some motivation to work out? Use your run-tracking app to get creative.

  • <p>Plenty of research shows that exercise helps you be more creative, and never has this been more thoroughly proven than with <a href="http://runningdrawing.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">Claire Wykoff's Nike+ art</a>.</p>
  • <p>The San Francisco woman uses the activity tracking app to run in the shapes of elaborate (sometimes risque) pictures, including a <em>Space Invaders</em> alien, a stripper on a pole, an extended middle finger, and a corgi--but her most popular drawings so far are of male genitalia.</p>
  • <p>Wykoff's Nike+ art basically justifies the invention of smartphone apps, and is a brilliant motivator to get out there and run already so you can show off your best lewd creations on social media.</p>
  • <p>"There have been a bunch of requests for more penir, so this is for the fans," Wykoff wrote on her site. "You guys are like jockstraps: mostly white and really supportive."</p>
  • <p>See more of Wykoff's imaginative sketches at <a href="http://runningdrawing.tumblr.com/" target="_blank">runningdrawing.tumblr.com</a>.</p>
  • <p>"Friends. This morning we ran Slimer from Ghostbusters. If you like this print but have kids I could probably turn it into Cookie Monster for a large fee." -- Wykoff</p>
  • <p>"This run is for Ashleigh Blumer Kohlitz. It’s called "<a href="http://www.fastcompany.com/tag/fuck-cancer" target="_self">fuck cancer</a>." Your west coast friends are thinking of you today. Thanks for giving me an excuse to run a middle finger. We know you’re gonna #kickash." -- Wykoff</p>
  • <p>"My sister asked me to run-draw her name, but we did her one better: we ran a stripper on a pole. It was 4.5 miles but well worth it for family." -- Wykoff</p>
  • <p>"Hey guys ran an alien from the 1978 Atari game Space Invaders. David said I should make the post funny but I got nothing. When I’m sad and I need a chuckle I think about Kim Kardashian with the shits." -- Wykoff</p>
  • <p>"We set out to run George Washington but instead ran the head of a Mennonite. It was a nice 3.5 miler around Byrd Park. Let me know if you’re interested in running one yourself. Could easily be turned into a Pilgrim." -- Wykoff</p>
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    Plenty of research shows that exercise helps you be more creative, and never has this been more thoroughly proven than with Claire Wykoff's Nike+ art.

  • 02 /10

    The San Francisco woman uses the activity tracking app to run in the shapes of elaborate (sometimes risque) pictures, including a Space Invaders alien, a stripper on a pole, an extended middle finger, and a corgi--but her most popular drawings so far are of male genitalia.

  • 03 /10

    Wykoff's Nike+ art basically justifies the invention of smartphone apps, and is a brilliant motivator to get out there and run already so you can show off your best lewd creations on social media.

  • 04 /10

    "There have been a bunch of requests for more penir, so this is for the fans," Wykoff wrote on her site. "You guys are like jockstraps: mostly white and really supportive."

  • 05 /10

    See more of Wykoff's imaginative sketches at runningdrawing.tumblr.com.

  • 06 /10

    "Friends. This morning we ran Slimer from Ghostbusters. If you like this print but have kids I could probably turn it into Cookie Monster for a large fee." -- Wykoff

  • 07 /10

    "This run is for Ashleigh Blumer Kohlitz. It’s called "fuck cancer." Your west coast friends are thinking of you today. Thanks for giving me an excuse to run a middle finger. We know you’re gonna #kickash." -- Wykoff

  • 08 /10

    "My sister asked me to run-draw her name, but we did her one better: we ran a stripper on a pole. It was 4.5 miles but well worth it for family." -- Wykoff

  • 09 /10

    "Hey guys ran an alien from the 1978 Atari game Space Invaders. David said I should make the post funny but I got nothing. When I’m sad and I need a chuckle I think about Kim Kardashian with the shits." -- Wykoff

  • 10 /10

    "We set out to run George Washington but instead ran the head of a Mennonite. It was a nice 3.5 miler around Byrd Park. Let me know if you’re interested in running one yourself. Could easily be turned into a Pilgrim." -- Wykoff

Plenty of research shows that exercise helps you be more creative, and never has this been more thoroughly proven than with Claire Wykoff's Nike+ penis art.

The San Francisco woman uses the activity tracking app to run in the shapes of elaborate (sometimes risque) pictures, including a Space Invaders alien, a stripper on a pole, an extended middle finger, and a corgi—but her most popular drawings so far are of male genitalia. As they should be.

Wykoff's Nike+ art basically justifies the invention of smartphone apps, and is a brilliant motivator to get out there and run already so you can show off your best lewd creations on social media.

See more of Wykoff's imaginative sketches at runningdrawing.tumblr.com.