29 Jul '15, 2am

Has social media helped your running?

Has social media helped your running?

And I’m not alone. Social networking has become a viable part of many runners’ lives. The Web site dailymile.com has almost 750,000 members who share their runs, routes, and training goals with online friends. Every day, hundreds of runners post their last run’s time and distance on Twitter, using such hashtags as #running or #nikeplus. Garmin wearers have logged and shared more than 2.4 billion miles on connect.garmin.com, the company’s Web site. Runners create profiles with their race times and track their “rivals”—runners they might hope to beat at local races—on athlinks.com. They post “running inspiration” photos showing fit-looking runners with sayings like “because the farther I run, the bigger my smile” on Pinterest and use apps like Instagram. All of this online interaction makes us more organized, accountable, and motivated. But can sitting down to type on a comp...

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