I am a wuss, I am not racing today. All of the family came yesterday, which was lovely but when they left last evening I developed a full blown cold, it had been brewing and it is kind of a relief for it to come out. It is nothing more than a normal cold, but I am very bunged up and can't face the journeys, the warmup then the race where I shall have difficulties breathing. I feel frustrated and disappointed with myself but I also feel sensible! I have missed races before due to injury but never, I don't think, for illness. So I have missed my opportunity to race indoors. It wasn't to be
Remember I am nearly 4 months off 75 yrs and I am competing as a 70 yr old. I will be lucky to go under 4 mins. But thanks for the good luck. The UK record is 3:17 mins held by Kathleen Stewart, and it is her distance!
This Ceal seems to have developed a virus of the upper respiratory type. Not as bad as Stewart's but enough to make her feel a bit off, particularly in her sinus area. But unless, she takes a turn for the worse, she will be racing tomorrow because otherwise she will feel a bit of a wuss if she opts out. So I would put your money in the direction of the Rugby