If you intend to treat foot problems as they arise at any multi-day race you may well have already chosen the wrong strategy! If you haven’t started, then start your foot-care preparation now. After all, feet are the most important part of your kit.
This article was first published via the Cape Wrath Ultra
Experience from the 2015 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race™ has shown us that 38% of the competitors had medical treatment for blisters, and that blisters were the reason many participants failed to complete the full course or had to retire from the event altogether. This statistic is also reflected in many other multi-day races such as Marathon des Sables, The Coastal Challenge or the Everest Trail Race for example. If you haven’t already read the 2015 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race™ Medical Report (HERE), then we strongly suggest you do, and pay particular attention to the Race Director’s comments…
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