5:30 am. Gulp. Here is preparation the night before to be ready to get out the door early for a run with a group. It's worth it! Running with a group of people gets me out of bed on time, helps me run more miles and often makes it a faster run. 6 miles at 8:35 pace chatting the whole time? I'll take it! I am honest with myself about running faster. And if I should not be running faster, I make sure to stick to my run plan or I run by myself.