Sigh, yes, it’s that time of year.
It seems like it is rainy, windy and cold for every run and with less than 9 hours of what passes for daylight at this time of year, it’s hard to get out there. So, what better time than to talk about some of the best ways to make it bearable?
Here are some of our tips and tricks to still getting those workouts in.
The Lone Runner
Running is typically thought of as a solitary endeavor but we are here to tell you that having a Runner Buddy is awesome! They get us out on dark, cold, rainy days; they push our pace or slow us when we need to hold back; they hold us accountable when the couch or bed is calling; they make many miles easier.
Plus, you finally have someone who won’t glaze over when you talk about runner stuff.
To have a great, lasting runner-buddy relationship, it’s a good idea to set some expectations and guidelines. We thought we’d give you a list of runner-buddy etiquette tips we’ve learned over the years. Please add your own thoughts in the comments!