I Tried It: Duct Tape on a Blister
Last Saturday, the day before the More/Fitness Marathon I acquired a large blister on my heel while running around the neighborhood looking for Honey Stinger Chews.
At first I was stressed out about it, but then magically forgot until I was getting ready for the race on Sunday. I quickly googled “running with a blister” and stumbled upon a forum suggesting duct tape.
And it worked!
Here’s what I did:
#1) Tore off a strip of duct tape that was about an inch longer than the band-aid, then tore that piece in half.
#2) Cut the edges of the duct tape so that the edges were round (as suggested on the forum).
#3) Covered the blister with the band-aid.
#4) Covered the band-aid with the duct tape.
While I acquired a new blister during the race this one didn’t bother me at all! Both the duck tape and band-aid stayed in place. It didn’t snag on my sock or shoe and came off easily after the race.
What blister remedies have you tried?
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