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should I go for a run with a bad cold?

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Tommy Fri 11-Jul-08 16:49:36

I am doing the Race for Life on Sunday and since we missed our regular training session on Wednesday due to the monsoon type weather, we thought we'd go out for a short run tonight.

I woke up yesterday with a cold - feel hot and cold with blocked nose etc. I have taken Neurofen cold and flu and paracetamol. Should I give it a miss tonight? I have to do the run on Sunday obviously. Will exercise make it worse?(have I heard that somewhere? hmm)

Anyone there is a more sporty than me who can help?

Gizmo Fri 11-Jul-08 16:50:49

Won't make you worse, but won't help you any. I wouldn't bother. Bed, fluids and rest, says Dr Gizmo.

yorkshirepudding Fri 11-Jul-08 16:50:56

Message withdrawn

Tommy Fri 11-Jul-08 16:56:44

thanks - I thought I probably shouldn't but neded some other opinions!

Think I will go to bed early with night nurse and hopefully be OK by Sunday

Thanks smile

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