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Top 5 Reasons Running is Better Together

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While running solo has it’s benefits, running with a buddy can take your training to new levels. Here are the top 5 reasons to run with a buddy or a group.

  1. Accountability: You can’t let your friends down. You may be feeling tired or lazy, but your friend is counting on you to join them on that run. Scheduling a run with a friend or training group will help you get out the door – and you know you’ll be happier you did!

  2. Run Farther: It’s much easier to convince yourself that it’s ok to turn around early and call it a day. But with a friend by your side, you’re more likely to keep going so you don’t cut their run short too. Plus, with a friend by your side, the miles fly by.

  3. Run Faster: Find a friend or training group that runs your goal pace and you’ll find yourself naturally running faster just to keep up.

  4. Switch things up: Your friend or running group can introduce you to new routes and races you never heard or before. Running together can help you step out of your comfort zone and explore a whole new world of running.

  5. Fun: You may have thought running was fun before, but add good conversation, jokes, and good vibes, and you’ll be calling your buddy up to run with you all the time. Plus, those post-race festivals are more fun when you have a friend there to celebrate your shared accomplishments with!

So grab a friend or two or three and see why running is better together at these upcoming races. Use code RUNBUDDY and save 15% off your registrations when you sign up 2 or more people in one transaction:

Temecula Half Marathon & 5K

San Diego Resolution Run 5K/15K/Half

Looking for a group to run with?

Check out these Temecula Half group training runs offered by Running Center, starting September 30!

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