Run With A Friend
One of the most amazing things about running is being able to share the experience with a friend. A good running partner will not only inspire you, push you, and keep you on track. He/she will also make every run that much more meaningful. There is nothing like conquering new heights and sharing your adventures with a good partner. Here are some of my top reasons why I prefer running with my running buddy, Megan, than solo.
- There is nothing like a good conversation to make a long run fly by! Unless I am with a friend, I personally get reallllyyy bored after 9-10 miles of my longer runs.
- A good running partner will always let you know if your form is off. Especially on those hills, it is easy to slack on your running form as you try to dig deeper.
- Partner running is much safer. Whether you are running at night or on a trail, running with company will always make you feel comfortable. There is nothing worse than being paranoid about your safety on a long run. Time just goes by sooo slow!
- Catching up on a long run is just so much better than grabbing coffee at that same coffee shop once again.
Check out the video of my last run with Megan. We got up at 5 am to start running at 5:30. That morning was especially hard to get up, and if not for my running buddy, I would have probably continued hitting my snooze button for another hour!
The still, crisp and cool air helped me to wake up once we hit those trails nice and early! It was a beautiful morning that jump-started a very productive day