Consider where you started five weeks ago and where you are today. You're doing it, great job! You should be proud of all the hard work you've put in and excited about the weeks to come. When you started this training plan, you embraced your current fitness level and made a goal to train hard for eight weeks to run your first or fastest 5k.
Finding a dedicated training partner with an identical vision for success or shared goal can be quite the challenge, but partnering up with a buddy for an occasional run or strength training session is a breeze. Training with a friend will hold you accountable to your daily grind and keep you focused on your long term training goals. This week as you continue to increase your training load, ping a partner and share your new tips and tricks!