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Livermore Ahead

Livermore is here!

Well, in 3 days more accurately.

Which is great as I have been looking forward to it since November.   Something about it just piqued my interest post Golden Gate Half and held on to it.    So when I got the chance to run it through Bibrave, I was stoked.


Now, the downside.  I’m still sick.๐Ÿ˜ท  I haven’t run since last Thursday.    I called in sick on Monday.  From all the coughing I’ve been doing, I should have abs by now.   Abs, where are you? ๐Ÿ˜›

Also the weather is predicting rain.  Where is California weather?   Actually, it changes every time I check my weather app, maybe I should just stop looking?

So all plans I had have changed.     I am looking forward to a hopefully fun run.   I want to enjoy the scenery of a new place and take it all in.    My mother is going with me like usual and I’ve already told her this will not be a speedy one by any means.   This is going to be a taking time to enjoy the view kind of race.   Sometimes those are the best kind right?๐Ÿ˜€

Ever run with a cold?

Any anti coughing tips for an asthmatic with a deviated septum? 

 

 

10 thoughts on “Livermore Ahead”

  1. I’ve ran races with a cold, and even with a fever. For me, I just go in with much lowered expectations and try to have fun. Other than dropping out, it’s pretty much all you can do is try to have fun! Good luck!

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  2. Aw, I really wish that I had a good tip for you but this might just be one of those “hate yourself while running, love yourself after” kind of races, hopefully not. Typically (after a good coughing/sneezing fit) I feel better after running while I have a cold. I wish you the best, keep your mind on the finish line and don’t forget to reward yourself afterwards, you’ve got this!

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    1. I went for a test run hoping it would feel like that- that running would make things better. It didn’t make things worse but I didn’t feel better either. But 2 miles was also very different than 13. I just told myself slow and easy, no pace goals were going to be set and they didn’t need to be.

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      1. I’m sorry that it didn’t go as planned but I like your mindset. I’m sure that you’ll still end up enjoying the race, not every one needs to end with a PR… And that’s kind if what makes PRs so special.

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