I’m going to start taking my camera out with me more often on the runs I do, up here in this part of the kingdom in order to post some routes on this new website. “Running Routes” arrived on the running scene recently and it really is worth highlighting. “Running Routes” is a site where you can upload and share your favourite routes.
After a quick registration (no long forms or DNA samples needed) you can start plotting your routes using a Google maps like interface. A simple matter of clicking along the desired location with the site updating the distance as you go along. It’s not fiddly and it takes a few moments to complete. A nice feature is the ability to add photos and attach the thumbnail to that part of the route where it was taken. You can also add notes giving you the ability to point out some hidden gems along the way or areas to avoid of course. Like most of these things it’s as good as the data that’s put in. The simplicity of it all makes it a bookmark and indeed a tool I can see myself using a lot.
If you have a run or jog that you want to share this is a great place to get that information up there and displayed in a quality way. Great stuff and one of those sites that can only get better with more of us runners using it.
You can connect with the site author on his Twitter feed here.