Guy Maps Out His Running Routes In The Shapes Of ‘Star Wars’ Characters

When it comes to being the most dedicated “Star Wars” fans around, some people are really willing to go the extra mile.

Literally.

I recently stumbled across one awesome runner, Gene Lu, who seems to loves “Star Wars” just as much as he loves staying in shape.

Yep, Lu often runs about 10 to 15 miles around the city of Portland, Oregon.

But, that’s not all.

If logging an insane amount of miles isn’t enough to impress you (and make you feel seriously lazy about your own workout routine), you’ll be glad to know pounding pavement isn’t the only thing Lu does during his runs.

This dude also uses the Force of his fit physique to run strategic routes that result in all sorts of badass “Star Wars” characters on his Nike+ map.

Take a look at the pictures below to see some of Lu’s amazing running routes.

Meet Gene Lu.


This fit dude from Portland, Oregon loves “Star Wars” just as much as he loves running.


So, it only makes sense he would combine the two and use his running routes to create all sorts of “Star Wars” characters on his Nike+ maps.


So far, Lu managed to create everything from a 12.9-mile AT-AT…


…to a 10-mile stormtrooper.


Lu ran on the dark side with this 15.5-mile Darth Vader route…


And used the Force to crush this epic 19.5-mile Yoda run…


…as well as a spectacular 17.3-mile C-3PO run.

Read more: http://elitedaily.com/envision/guy-star-wars-characters-running-routes/1344380/

Oregon Governor Leaps From His Car To Perform CPR On Ailing Woman

Fire crews were surprised when they arrived to find the governor, a former doctor, working tirelessly at the scene.

1. Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber was on his way to dinner last night when he made a pitstop — to save someone’s life.

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber was on his way to dinner last night when he made a pitstop — to save someone's life.

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2. The former emergency room doctor ordered his driver to stop when he spotted a woman who needed help in downtown Portland. With medical equipment he had in the car, he performed CPR until paramedics arrived.

The former emergency room doctor ordered his driver to stop when he spotted a woman who needed help in downtown Portland. With medical equipment he had in the car, he performed CPR until paramedics arrived.

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The woman had possibly suffered from a drug overdose and appeared to not be breathing, KPTV reports.

3. “It was definitely a surprise to see him there,” Lt. Alan Ferschweiler said upon arriving at the scene, where the governor was working tirelessly to save the motionless stranger.

"It was definitely a surprise to see him there," Lt. Alan Ferschweiler said upon arriving at the scene, where the governor was working tirelessly to save the motionless stranger.

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He added, “It was great work by the governor, and I was proud to see him do his work, and to take over for him.’

4. Though it is not clear what her current condition is, fire crews said the woman was awake and talking when they arrived at the hospital.

Though it is not clear what her current condition is, fire crews said the woman was awake and talking when they arrived at the hospital.

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5. This isn’t the first time the governor has taken heroic actions: At a 2010 gubernatorial debate, he also tended to an audience member suffering a heart seizure.

This isn't the first time the governor has taken heroic actions: At a 2010 gubernatorial debate, he also tended to an audience member suffering a heart seizure.

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In 2005, he also ran after a thief and trapped him in a revolving door.

6. In a statement to KPTV, Kitzhaber’s office said the governor was grateful he was in the right place at the right time to help the woman.

The governor is glad the woman is OK, and he wishes her well. He was very glad that he was in the right place to be able to help her. His hope is that she gets the treatment she needs so that this doesn’t happen again.

Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/rachelzarrell/oregon-governor-leaps-from-his-car-to-perform-cpr-on-ailing