Last night during #RunLA chat, we discussed the hot topic of Running Blogs that have become popular amongst running enthusiast. We wanted to dig just a bit deeper to find out why people love running blogs and gather thoughts on companies launching corporate blogs. Some of the answers will surprise you.
Here’s are some of the highlights from last night’s #RunLA Chat on Twitter:
Question #1: Have you started a Running Blog before? Why or why not?
A1: I want to start a blog about running but just haven’t put in the time to do it. #RunLA
charles mandel @subthreerunning
A1: Yes: http://subthree.wordpress.com A lot of ppl have taken kindly to my ravings and delusions about & around running. #RunLA
Ed The Plumber @edtheplumber
A1 I don’t have time or energy to blog. Plus running is personal to me. #RunLa
Question #2: When you come across a new running blog, what makes it stick out or what do they contain that interests you the most?
Tisha White @Cajun_Tisha
A2:must have relevant topics that I relate to, new view on old topics, etc. #RunLA
adonica duggan @adonicap
A2 I need real people I can relate to #RunLA
D. Glenn Trail III @lil_donnie_t
A2: The blogs I read usually relate to my own experiences or describe gear/concepts I appreciate. #RunLA
Question #3: When you come across a new running blog, what makes it stick out or what do they contain that interests you the most?
Christie LeFiles @clefiles
A3: Feedback on new running gear, gadgets, apps, tips, & techniques #RunLA
Ryan Smith @ryan_smith23
A3: Health tips (fuel for runs, new food ideas, etc.) and the latest and greatest technology/gear in running #RunLA
Elena P @ellielaw2006
A3: Expert advice re nutrition, specifically weight loss and right mix for longer runs. Oh, and gear! #RunLA
Question #4: Many running brands are now developing blogs, what information would you be looking for from them? #RunLA
amany ishaq @ishaq_
A4 product info and where I can find that product locally bc it gets frustrating when you can’t find some things in local stores #RunLA
Jenny Norris @NOLAwatergirl
A4: I want more insider info from the running company’s! #RunLA
Congrats to last night’s #RunLA Chat winner @ellielaw2006!