Will force you not to push and go slow and steady which as you have leant is the best options.
Have fun at Interland.
Provided you are not totally dying, it’s easy to run very well with a cold. Low expectations takes the edge off the nerves, makes you read the map properly, and perhaps then you’ll be focussed enough to remember to check your control codes. ;-)
Totally dying. Bed/sofa / all day yesterday.
I don't "do" mild colds. Hook line, sinker. Always has been
But yes agree I have learned to take i steady for best option.
I'll be back.