So I have a 5k on Friday and today I did my last training run (around 5k). As you do when you run, or as I do anyway, I pondered how much good it would do me.
If I missed this training session, how would my race time be affected? It must be affected, right? Or there would be no point doing it. Would my race be 1 second slower? 5 seconds? More? I know this is hard, maybe impossible, to answer, but the exercise makes my brain run out of control... Is there any rule of thumb?
They spelled my name wrongly in the Manchester marathon so I just printed one out the and sellotaped it over. I say run it. Your friend has paid good money for this, through no fault of her own she can't run it, it's a shame to let it go to waste.