Last time I looked - Europeans ran too ?
Why not run after you check into your campsite - run round the campsite or short laps of the route that you've driven in on ? Or do the same but in the morning before you set off ? Campsites have showers ?
Yes, we run in Europe - and I often run alone. I have been running in Italy, Germany and Denmark no problem. I think the same rules abide as for anywhere. Don't listen to music when running alone and keep to well used tracks. Let someone know when you are leaving and expect to return. I don't see that safety is any larger issue through Europe than it would be in the UK.
I hope it goes really well. Good luck.
"Europe" is no less safer than here.
If you were running somewhere like Egypt, Jordan, Syria etc etc, then you might want to worry (as a lone female, I've run in Egypt, and apart from a few odd looks, and local kids tagging along, its fine).
Apart from echo what everyone else said, I can only add that
Why not get your boyfriend to drop you off a few miles short of the cyclist's finish for each day. That way you can all arrive at the finish hot and sweaty together!
I'm sure you'll be no more in need of a shower than the cyclists, who presumably will also need o wash their kit every once in a while.
You've still got a few weeks to build the training up - perhaps you could just run along with the cyclists all the way!
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