How to create the ultimate runner's foot-care kit: via @CoachJenny

If you've ever experienced the pain of a hot-spot-turned-blister on the trail, you'll appreciate this week's short, sweet post on how to easily create an on-the-go blister kit. This is the kit I carried with me when I raced multi-day adventure races and other running feats like Rim-to-Rim and the Inca Trail Marathon. What you'll need: Snack Size Bag 1-2 Neosporin Packets 2-4 Alcohol Wipes 3-4 Blister-Aid or Compeed 2-4 Band-Aids Needle or Small Scissors Place all the items in a small snack size bag and store in your pack. This is the one piece of gear you don't want to leave home without, because with the right tools, you can stop when you feel a hot spot, clean your feet with alcohol, apply a blister product, and prevent a blister from developing. And as Ben Franklin taught us, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In the event that a blister develops, you can ...

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