1 – Look Down Test out the shoes and socks that you plan on wearing on race day. If the shoes aren’t your regular training shoes, wear them on at least one 12-15 km run at marathon pace. This test run will determine whether you’re likely to develop blisters or get sore feet–before it’s too late. … Read more
Runners World recently put out this great blog (http://www.runnersworld.com/running-shoes/5-common-myths-about-running-shoes) discussing the common myths of running shoes – as a podiatrist I get asked about each of these everyday! I’ve summarised the key points below: There is a best running shoe – Easily the most common myth about running shoes. There is “no” best” running shoe! We are all individuals, … Read more
With the countdown showing less than a month until the annual 100km Oxfam Trailwalker event, it is important to start finalising your preparations and gearing yourself for the event so you can cross that finish line strongly!
The before shot Long run – 35 km, Marathon preparation After – in the hurt locker