I think most of us would be
prepared to “go into battle” with our
training partners. Over time we form such a
close bond with these like minded ‘crazy’ runners and these training partners
become special friends.
more practical reasons for training with a partner and these include
safety, focus and motivation.
safety. Sad as it may be, it is just not safe to
run alone these days.
2. For keeping the focus.
It really helps to be out training with someone who has the same
running goal as you
have. You can feed
off each other.
3. For motivation.
I find this one really helps me! If I have arranged to do a
training run with a friend, I have to
get up and
run as I know this friend will be waiting for me at the arranged time
and place. It is so easy to
just turn over
and go back to sleep if you haven’t made any specific plan to run with
Key words: training
partners, safety, focus, motivation
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