Weathering A Tough Race

  • By Rich Strauss
  • Published Dec 14, 2012
  • Updated Nov 25, 2014 at 9:35 AM UTC
Photo: Delly Carr/

The Run

Store your shoes and socks in a plastic bag in transition to keep them dry. Apply Vaseline to the inside of your shoes, even if you are wearing socks, a precaution to prevent blisters. Throw on a lightweight wind jacket, which you can tie around your waist if it warms up.

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