I’m 3 weeks away from Florence Marathon and I’ve missed more runs than I ever have in any other marathon training program I’ve done the past decade. To say that I’m worried about how I’ll fare in the marathon is an understatement.
Why did I miss them? My training program got attacked by the common cold. Yup, such an evil menace that cold! I had the sniffles last month, lost my voice and had fever a couple of weeks ago, and I have sore throat and congestion again now. I have never been sick as often as this in the entire past decade of my running life! (more…)