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Why We Love Running Girlfriends!

Photo courtesy of @Jo1979Y
Photo courtesy of @Jo1979Y

What do YOU love about your running girlfriends? We asked and YOU answered! Find out why Women’s Running readers love their pavement-pounding besties!

@Heelsandlippy: They have been there at the best and worst times of my life helping me to keep going forward.

@mboyle12: Running & workout friends always push me to do my best!

@jennifer_lee02: Motivation for new goals and celebrating everyone’s accomplishments.

@EricasWish5k10K: They are the best because they keep me motivated and on track to reach my goals!

@diannadibble: They push me and motivate me to keep going! Also a run is more fun with company.

@edoherty11: They keep me running when I want to quit and help me stay motivated to be healthy and strong!

@StarrNapear: Running girlfriends=goals set, goal accomplished, memories made, bodysoulmind healthy!

@smileytree21: I love my running friends they always make you believe you can do anything!

@Chapman_LR: They motivate and inspire me to push myself farther than I ever thought!

The Runner’s Guide to WDW: We love having someone to run alongside of us! Even better – racecations with the girls!

Mia M.: No matter how slow or how fast we are putzing along, we continue to support each other 100%!

Deborah B.: EVERYTHING the bond is unbreakable!!

Doretha W.: Everything! They hold me accountable. They push me through the hard times. They share cupcakes [when] required.

Sandy A.: They are my support system…in running and in life….I don’t know what I would do without them!

Cara S.: They ‘get’ me in ways that my non-running friends NEVER will…

Nicole Z.: What’s not to love! They are energetic, happy, motivating and they inspire every step! I love to run with them, but it is the laughter that I always remember!

Harris P.: They are the sisters I never had.

Amy P.: No one is quicker to cheer me on, lift me up or carry me through anything, anytime or anywhere!

Kristin K.: The commitment to show up for each other even though it’s dark, cold, early, humid, hot, etc. Supporting one another over miles through life.

Pam H.: The fact that they hold me accountable… positive peer pressure all the way!!

Maria D.: Running is so much more fun with my “running sisters”! They provide encouragement, challenge and LAUGHS!!! Love them!

@BellRunninspot: Because mine is my mom! She rocks!

Now we’re really curious . . . how did you meet your running girlfriends? Let us know here or tweet us @WomensRunning!