🧦Let’s talk about socks.

They’re wee, but mighty! They are small, lightweight, easy to pack and are often left OUT of drop-bags😫😫😫😫   Consider this all too familiar scenario. A runner rolls into Michigan Bluff (mile 55), needs footcare and has nothing but a dirty, holey pair of socks to put back on before heading back out on the […]

“Adapt and Overcome”

A little tip-if something hurts when it bends, figure out how to prevent it from bending This runner’s big toe was hurting when it bent upwards, the pain was significant enough that he was planning on dropping out of the race 💔   How to prevent the toe to from bending? Find something rigid to […]

Let‘s talk about zinc oxide (Desitin) 👶🍑🦶💯

***More is Not Better*** ***Smearing Large Amounts of it on the Foot Creates Problems***   *Zinc oxide is an amphoteric oxide. It is (nearly) insoluble in water. It is dense It has antibacterial and deodorizing properties. It has a drying effect on the skin (desiccation) (Fun fact-over 50% of zinc oxide is used in the […]

Let’s talk Maceration

Fact *each foot has over 125,000 sweat glands that are creating sweat, which drenches your foot with Every Single Step!!   Fact *TIME is the most significant variable in whether feet will macerate *The longer you are on a course, the longer your feet are exposed to moisture (sweat) CREATED BY YOUR FEET!! *Skin exposed […]