Marathon training: The bad cold
May02

Marathon training: The bad cold

On Easter Sunday, exactly two weeks before Newport marathon, I woke up with a sore throat. It was surprising and unexpected, as well as being pretty uncomfortable, but I wasn’t worried about it. As the day wore on, it eased and I forgot all about it. Then I woke up with the sore throat for SIX consecutive days. By Easter Monday, I had a bad cold. I was a snotty, sneezing mess. The snot and the sneezing carried on into Tuesday....

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