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What Time Do You Like to Train?

Jennsteria wants to know what time of day you choose to train, and posted this poll to our RunningSugar community group:

I used to be a hardcore 5am up and at 'em runner. It was most convenient for my work schedule at the time and when my training runs got longer, I was able to fit them in during the day and still lead a normal life. Nowadays I've been favoring the end of day runs along the beach to catch the sunset (also the time change/weather have played a part in this). I've been trying to get back to my early morning training . . . it's a work in progress. Do you label yourself a morning or late night runner? Or are you all over the map like I am right now?

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northen123 northen123 6 years
Most definitely not the morning! I have a bad enough time gettin up at 7am, I seriously am in awe of anyone who can get up and exercise so early! I've started getting off the bus early and walking to my college. It's only 15-20min walk, but still. My college schedule's awkard, to I tend to run in either the early or late afternoon. I quite like the idea of running at night, though.
northen123 northen123 6 years
Most definitely not the morning! I have a bad enough time gettin up at 7am, I seriously am in awe of anyone who can get up and exercise so early!I've started getting off the bus early and walking to my college. It's only 15-20min walk, but still. My college schedule's awkard, to I tend to run in either the early or late afternoon. I quite like the idea of running at night, though.
Hello890 Hello890 6 years
I am NOT a morning person. So, I try to go running in the evenings, before it gets dark. I don't feel safe running at night, in the city or in the mountains (trail running).
Hello890 Hello890 6 years
I am NOT a morning person. So, I try to go running in the evenings, before it gets dark. I don't feel safe running at night, in the city or in the mountains (trail running).
livetolove livetolove 6 years
haha I thought I was the only crazy who ran at 5:30! Nice knowing I'm not alone!
runningesq runningesq 6 years
What time do I LIKE to train or what time DO I train? :P a typical IM training day looked like this: 5:45-7:00 am - swim 5:30-6:30 pm - run I perfer afternoon/ evenings, but with 2-a-days I do am trainings too.
runningesq runningesq 6 years
What time do I LIKE to train or what time DO I train? :Pa typical IM training day looked like this:5:45-7:00 am - swim5:30-6:30 pm - runI perfer afternoon/ evenings, but with 2-a-days I do am trainings too.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 6 years
Straight after work, so I can outrun my stress and frustrations from that day.
Kimpossible Kimpossible 6 years
I usually train mid morning after I take the children to school. But while my youngest children are on track break, I train in the late afternoon, when my oldest daughter is home to watch her siblings. I prefer mid-morning training, but I'm happy to do it anytime, as long as I can do it.
Allytta Allytta 6 years
late mornings. 11-11.30
angelina8023 angelina8023 6 years
That's awesome lydialee! I have never been a great runner but I'm trying. I do it whenever I can. I wish I was more scheduled but everyday is different for me.
lydialee_home lydialee_home 6 years
Early morning run! 5:30am on Tue and Thurs for 10 miles 5:00am on Sat for 12 miles This is my maintenance mileage now until next year
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