24 Oct '13, 1pm

Words of Wisdom for Marathon Foot Care

Words of Wisdom for Marathon Foot Care

The marathon distance will test every aspect of your athletic prowess and overall character. It is also a very strenuous test for your feet and the footwear you choose to wear in your big race. This article will look at some common foot-related issues marathoners often face, and what you can do to avoid them on race day. Blisters Blisters are generally caused by some combination of sock selection, shoe choice, weather, and personal sweat rate. They can be the bane of a runner’s existence because there is little to do for them and they HURT worse than some minor injuries. For the marathon, it is strongly recommended that you use a moderate amount of commercial lubricant like Vaseline or Body Glide to rub on your feet (between your toes, around the heel, along the edges) before racing a long event like the marathon. Wear thin RUNNING socks that allow your toes to bend and mo...

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