I’m totally dating myself, but do you remember this song from Sesame Street?
I usually take off from my front door, which means I usually run with my dog. I’d say my neighborhood is pretty safe, but I definitely feel better with him along. I tried teaching him to run in the heel position right next to me, but that didn’t work too well. He loves being out in front (yeah, I know, don’t let him think he’s in charge), plus that’s what Mr. Awesome prefers. Less chance for getting tangled and tripped up. He does have a point. (Last year I fell when running with the dog. It wasn’t his fault. I was tired and I think I drifted over just a little bit and managed to catch his back leg. Thankfully I stumbled onto someone’s lawn and rolled. The only thing damaged was my shoe, where it bit the sidewalk, and my ego.)
What about you? Solo? Dog? Friends?