For Motivation: Posting updates about the race can provide me motivation and support from friends and family. Seeing supportive comments and messages can boost my morale and help me push through difficult moments.
Sharing the experience: Sharing my experience with others online can help create a sense of community and inspire others to pursue their own goals and challenges.
Documenting the journey: Posting online can serve as a way to document my journey and progress throughout the event. Looking back at these posts can provide a sense of accomplishment and help me reflect on my experience.
For Accountability: Posting updates online helps me stay accountable to my goals and my supporters.
For Connection with other runners: Posting online provides me the opportunity to connect with other runners participating in the event. This can lead to new friendships and a sense of camaraderie among each other. Remember that’s how we met.
For Feedback: Sharing updates online can also allow me to receive feedback and advice from others who have participated in similar events or have been in similar situations. This can help me adjust my strategy and improve my performance throughout the race.
For Fun: I’m racing to have fun and have a great time with everyone Around me. Spending a few minutes is the least of my worries. Now If I was getting paid then it would be a totally different story, or if I was being sponsored or actually competing for time.