Later in the day I started getting a little "tickle" in my throat and started to cough a little. I had eaten some trail mix for a snack, so I originally thought I had a little piece of peanut caught in my throat or something like that. However, I kept on coughing through the evening - and now into the morning.
It is still a dry cough - but nonetheless, it is a cough.
I'm hoping that it will pass and I'll still be able to run a 3 miler tomorrow and my scheduled "long" run (it is only 6 miles this week since this is a "step down" week in my training plan) during the weekend.
As for my HRM dilemma, based on the comments on this blog and two posts I put up on the RunningAhead forums, I'm definitely leaning towards the Garmin Forerunner 305. I have found a few in the $155 - $175 range - which is still more than I was planning to spend (which was $0 because as of last week I was not planning on purchasing a new HRM...). Since I'll need to spend at least $75 to "upgrade" my broken Polar S120 to the RS100, I may as well just do the jump to the Garmin, right??