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Inspiration of the month: Zombies, Run!

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Every runner has his reasons to put on his trainers and hit the streets.

To stay fit, to lose some weight or… to escape from the grasp of brain-eating zombies. That’s exactly what you’ll be doing with “Zombies, Run!”. This brand new app in smartphone land combines the usefulness of running apps like Runkeeper and Nike+ and upgrades it with an addictive gaming layer.

So how does it work? Well, you basically launch the application and start running for your life. As one of the survivors in a post-apocalyptic world, you have to collect virtual resources while dodging the undead attacks of the zombies. During your run, you’ll hear instructions from your home base, which form a blood-curling audio storyline during your escape run. It almost makes you forget you’re actually working out!

Who was it again that said ‘true creativity is to take two existing ideas and combine them into a fresh new concept’? “Zombies, Run!” does just that. In a fun and gory way…