An average marathon takes approximately 33,000 steps to complete. Though much of the sport relies on core, quad and glute strength, it’s our feet that take the worst beating. Sometimes the aching and pounding can persist more than just a few hours. Life after a marathon goes on, but spending extra time on foot care can help heal runners’ feet faster.
With so many people preparing for spring and autumn marathons, it’s a good time to take a look at how you can get yourself ready. When it comes to running, and marathons in particular, training is king. Your feet, however, are queen and they run (we couldn’t resist the pun) the household.