W8R2 - back on track: Despite being on day 3 of... - Couch to 5K

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W8R2 - back on track

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Despite being on day 3 of streaming nose, blocked ears and gummy eyes, I didn't want to get even further behind on my schedule, so I went out for a run this evening. I had been thinking that I wouldn't beat myself up if I couldn't make the full 28 minutes, being under the weather, but I read about a small study in America with runners who had colds. Turns out that a case of the common cold in an otherwise healthy person does not negatively impact their running! So, I went out feeling confident I'd manage the run and I did! Not only that, I ran slightly further, so I'm looking forward to my next run, minus the head cold, to see if I can improve some more.

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Oldfloss profile image

Well done.. as long as it is above the neck.. generally fine... :)

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AmeryntheGraduate in reply to Oldfloss

Yep, definitely above the neck for now! I'm sure the blast of fresh air has done me good!

UnfitNoMore profile image

Wow... great great run, well done!

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AmeryntheGraduate in reply to UnfitNoMore

Thanks! Can't wait for Thursday's run now!

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