When I am out on a run I often think about you, my running buddies. I wonder who else is out running, how the training and races are going and how people on the IC are faring. Sometimes I compose a post in my head.
I love to share your triumphs, what you have seen, your race experiences and all the highs and lows.
If I am in two minds about whether to go on a run, a quick visit to the site will fire up my enthusiasm and I'll be off to find my running shoes. If I have a worry or achievement to share, I know that you guys will totally understand and celebrate or support me.
I was thinking this morning how much harder it would be to keep going without this site - probably not too hard on a glorious day like today, but difficult on the cold, dark days when motivation takes a back seat.
So, my friends, I salute you all and give thanks to the NHS for recognising how vital this virtual support network is.
And in the interests of sharing, I tried to send a picture of my favourite 5k route, but the system won't let me 😳