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  1. David Schultz

    Turf Toe 9 days before start of Camino. Any advice?

    After several months of training I am about to start my second Camino 9 days from today. I have been in Spain for a few weeks vacationing and also training (walking 8-12 miles a day). I felt 100% ready and then I hyperextended my toe during stair training on a castle walk in Alicante and I now...
  2. JillGat

    Blister prevention

    I wore sandals last time I walked the Camino, but plan to also wear shoes this time. My Altra shoes fit great, but - with my orthotics - I intermittently have been getting heel blisters after long miles while training. So I sent an email to John Vonhof, the ultramarathoner guy who wrote...
  3. PastorCat

    7 Ways To Eliminate Foot Pain While Hiking

    Hello pilgrims! Mike here. I'm a Camino vet. Walked SJPdP to Santiago in 37 days, August to September, 2014. Even though the experience included a 9hr walk through a driving rain storm, pneumonia, a hospital visit, a hernia rupture, and a three day "recuperating delay," the Camino was the best...

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