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Tracking running Part #2

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Part deux tracker blog posting... If you're just interested in running and not technology, this is probably not that interesting for you so head over to the run post instead... (link)
If you are just interested in technology, this is the post for you!
If you're interested in both, probably wander off and read that one first, then come back here. ๐Ÿ˜After several improvements and reworks from the first build of the tracking website (described over here) I was happy with my tracking website now, and it had worked well on the race day... The site can follow several trackers, supports several different types (mine, tk102, tk104, lk109, orux map), can show the track taken for each, overlay a "course" show the elevation profile with aid stations along the way, highlight the viewers location... (ok it is possible I may have over-engineered it since it's just a personal site)
So decided it was time to stop adding bells and whistles and should return to the idea of building my…

Tracking running Part #1

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Part one of two part blog posting... 
If you are just interested in technology this is probably not that interesting for you so head over to the tech post instead... (link)If you're just interested in running and not technology, this is the post just for you!
If you're interested in both, probably read this one first, then head over to that one... will remember to add a "next" button at the end. ๐Ÿ˜
This is a bit rambling. sorry about that.
It's been a long time since a running post. 2020 has been pretty miserable, apart from not having much to write about... there wasn't much point writing to simply moan how awful everything was.
I'd had a superb start to the year, I ran Country to Capital and had a blast actually properly racing the final 26 miles .... I was feeling *very* fit and ramping up training, looking forward to the races through the year with an "A" race I was already planning for and recceing. Then lockdown. Then everything cancelled. Then …