Help! Im in a bit of a quandry.

Just received joining instructions for a pre-selection course for a LRS unit this coming weekend. I had thought about applying, but had decided against it due to the time factor (i.e. not enough time to get prepared enough to make a decent showing).

Obviously there has been a crossed wire or two, since I've received this letter, but the question is what should I do?

A)Do I go give them a call and say sorry, but I'm not coming.

B)Spend the next three days running everywhere with a bergan on my back, then go on the course.

C) Say 'Feck it, I can't get fit in three days', then go anyway and spend the whole weekend as a sweaty, coughing, vomit encrusted mass.

I'm worried that option A, might show the wrong attitude, and so be a black mark against me.

Option B on the other hand, may not help, and might even give me injuries which won't help me at all.

Option C will show me up as a total biff, but one who's willing to give it a go, though it may also be a black mark against me.

What do you reckon is my best bet?

Go sick.

Claim stress/bad back/the squits whatever.

Apologise profusely to whoever is running the course.

Get fit - reapply and do the course properly.

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