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Consider running meetups. The Atlanta Track Club offers a Run, Walk, Go! program that accommodates runners at every level and rotates to different neighborhoods from week to week. It features Eastside, Westside, Southside and Northside Atlanta BeltLine trails.
Find a buddy. "Getting a running partner helps give you someone to talk with, and there is safety in numbers," Pincumbe added. "I run every workday morning with a good friend of mine."
Do a race every now and then. "Be proud of being a consistent runner first and for finishing races second," noted the None to Run blog. If you aspire to run in this year's July 4 AJC Peachtree Road Race, you can prepare with the Atlanta Track Club's online in-training.
But long before such races, all you need to worry about is lacing up your shoes and getting out the door, None to Run added. "Even if it's for five minutes." And remember, as the blog explained, "the best time to run is whenever you can."