There is a lot of fun and useful information out there on social media. But you have to know where to find it. Here are five Birmingham-based organizations/companies worth following on Twitter.
B'hamTrack Club -- @bhamtrackclub
Birmingham Track Club est. 1979 (Birmingham, Alabama). The Birmingham Track Club (BTC) was created to promote the education and training of individuals to the benefits of jogging, running, and walking for fitness, health and recreation.
The Trak Shak -- @THETRAKSHAK
RUN, WALK, JOG! The Trak Shak is a locally owned running specialty store that focuses on customer service for runners, walkers, joggers, and anyone looking for shoes who is fed up with buying shoe after shoe, and not finding the right one!
Alabama Outdoors -- @AlabamaOutdoors
Official voice of Alabama Outdoors. We make sure you're prepared to enjoy the outdoors. Get Out There! Our passion is helping our customers enjoy the outdoors by providing exemplary quality, service, and expertise.
Run University -- @rununiversity
Run University is designed for the 'new to running' or the 'return to running' person who is interested in running the distance. Run University offers a variety of training programs, including the popular "Couch to 5k" and "Couch to 10k" programs, along with personal and speed training.
FleetFeet Birmingham -- @FleetFeetBham
Dedicated to ensuring that runners and walkers of all abilities are fit with proper footwear, sports bras, and technical apparel to meet their individual needs. We are locally owned and committed to growing our local running and walking communities by offering specialty products, educational resources, and training opportunities to assist you in achieving your goals.