Foot care for adventure racing and ultras

You’ve put in weeks of training and preparation ensuring that your legs will hold up to hour after hour on the bike and trekking up hills. You’ve worked your upper body, ensuring that you’ll have the strength for climbing, rope ascents and paddling. But now, 3hrs into the race, you’ve developed developed a niggling blister on your little toe and heel. By the end of the day you’ve got blisters on both feet and the one on your heel has popped and is raw. By the middle of the second day your feet are so blistered and so sore that you can hardly walk… you’re really not enjoying this race. Familiar? Continue reading