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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Paper Surgical Tape and Blisters

Long distance runners and hikers have a variety of ways to deal with blisters, but a new study out of Stanford suggests that the best method might be cheap paper surgical tape.

The study, published in Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, found that paper tape reduced blisters on marathon runners by 40 percent. The study followed 128 ultramarathoners along a 155 mile, six stage ultramarathon in 2014. Researchers randomly selected a random foot on each runner, then taped over blister-prone areas. At the end, 98 of the 128 runners didn’t develop blisters under the tape. 81 of those 128 did get blisters in untaped areas.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Donation to the Foundation Mujeres Que Viven

Donation to the Foundation Mujeres Que Viven from the Baja Walk 100 Supporters!!!! Thank you all!
Donativo para la Fundacion Mujeres Que Viven resultado d la recaudacion Baja Walk 100!!!! Thank you all!

Friday, April 8, 2016

The Baja Walk 100 2016 The Final Donation

April 6, 2016 The Baja Walk 100 team made the final donation to the San Felipe Cancer Society. The Baja Cancer Walk 100 has been in the works for 2 years, We did it! John and Rachel Pack would like to thank all the Baja Walkers, Volunteers (THANK YOU), Carol Bro, Tom Azbell, Vicki Kahn, Elias of the Mountain Ranch, Moses and Karla Perez, and Linda Garcia for making it possible. We are ready for next year. Date is set March 6-10, 2017 for 2017 Baja Walk 100.
Photo by Victor Rodriguez Ratliff. In photo - Bob and Michelle McDonald, John and Rachel Pack, Karla Perez, and Linda Garcia.