The Blister Atop My Runner Toe: Getting the RIGHT socks and shoes to spare your feet extra suffering (Injinji Giveaway)

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35 Responses to The Blister Atop My Runner Toe: Getting the RIGHT socks and shoes to spare your feet extra suffering (Injinji Giveaway)

  1. Sanjeev misra

    After blister how to run.should stop running till it heals

  2. Deb

    You’re going to lol (I hope anyway), but I actually can do things with my toes. I pick stuff up, can write my name (not very legible, but can do). My husband calls me monkey girl (lovingly, of course). It’s a wonderful gift I have! If I don’t feel like bending over to pick something up, I just use my toes! Nice!

    I don’t usually get blisters, but I do get a cut. TMI? Sorry. Something about my toe next to my pinky hides under my middle toe and will make a cut – doesn’t matter how short I cut that nail. So, on my long(er) runs, I’ll find an “red (ick) injury” when I take off my shoe.

    I actually had to go an entire size larger when I got into running. That was a little hard to accept. But my feet were happy that I put the cute small shoe back and went for the larger one. Actually, I have my husband buy them so the clerk won’t judge me when buying such a large shoe for my size.

    I’m not big on things between my toes either, but if it takes care of the above “injury” than I’m all for trying it and putting up with the distraction. Hey, maybe the distraction will take my mind off my other imaginary problems (is that a bug on my leg?, does my ankle hurt?, how far have I been?, am I almost done?) – you know regular running thoughts.

    I’m thinking compression or crew. The no-show have a tendency to slip down my heel. Yea, I’m full of issue!

    Okay – thanks for reading this really lonnnnggg comment. Hope I win! Have a great weekend. Love your post and art.

  3. These socks look fantastic! I am so prone to blisters even in regular shoes…thank goodness the runners I use seem to work for my feet but I still run into (no pun intended!) problems in that department. That and my toenails rubbing on adjoining toes and causing blood loss :P

  4. I have horrid blisters on the sides of my big toe, I am glad sandal weather is finally done b/c I was tired of hearing peoples comments on how bad they looked. I have heard about these socks and would love to try them:)

  5. My feet are terrible and have always been! I was a dancer before I was a runner so callouses never leave my feet! I just scrub and go! lol

  6. Amy

    Hi Cait, I’d love to try out a pair of these! I’d be open to any of them but the ones that are most similar I think to the kind I wear and like are the Mid weight – padded interface. I’ve never tried toe socks but think it might be cool. I don’t have issues with blisters but I do have one very bruised, sore, distorted at this point nail on my left foot. Unsure if its a sock or shoe issue but it must be and it hurts!! Maybe this will address it?

    Either way, thanks as always for your awesome posts!! I read religiously but rarely comment because its a pain to do from my phone. : )

  7. Nicole V.

    If I had hand-like feet, I would eat peanut M&M’s with them.

  8. Nicole V.

    If I had to pick my favorite Injinji sock, I’d choose the Original Weight, Moderate Interface sock (in black) from the performance series.

  9. I occasionally get blisters and black toenails and have many scars on my feet. My husband and I always say I have the ugliest feet in the world! If I could use them to do anything, I think I’d want to do something that would really creep people out like type with my toes!

  10. Run Jilly Bean

    I wish I could knit with my toes. Then I could make Christmas presents and blog at the same time. :)

  11. Run Jilly Bean

    I like the performance light weight.

  12. Run Jilly Bean

    Follow you on twitter @runjillybean

  13. If my feet were like hands I would say I can do a handstand! :)

  14. I like the performance mid weight crew

  15. Becky

    Hey Cait,

    1. I would love to try some socks! I’m running my first marathon this Sunday and got blisters on my arches in training (never got those before!).
    2. I found your site in reading articles about running races/marathons, but I recognized your name and figured out it was from CIF XC Div 2 Championships in 2003 (long time ago). I was a freshman alternate so I wasn’t running but watching and I do remember that you (along with my teammates) were my hero that day. Congratulations, way past due, on winning. :)

    3. I just liked your facebook site.

    Thanks for the info!

  16. I would love to win… if I could use my feet like hands I would type with them so I could put my feet up on the desk at work and work, hehe.

  17. Also, I follow you on twitter (@ProudPatriot07)

  18. And like you on facebook now.

  19. Amanda N

    I don’t usually get blisters but now that it’s getting cold my feet get cold while I’m running! I already use my toes/feet to pick things up from the floor sometimes haha It’d be sweet if you could use them to type so you could do other things with your hands – like eat a bowl of soup. haha

  20. Amanda N

    I already follow you on twitter

  21. Amanda N

    I like you on FB now :)

  22. Amanda N

    I like the Fresh Green No Show Ultra Thins :)

  23. If I could use my foot as a hand, I’d like to write. Sometimes my hands get tired of writing!

  24. I’d love to try the no-show in green or the mini-crew in grey

  25. julie P.

    If I could use my feet like hands, I would play the piano! :-)

  26. julie P.

    I like the Performance Lightweight No show toe socks.

  27. julie P.

    I also liked you on Facebook.

  28. Gabrielle (mareaviva)

    I’d learn to play the piano with my toes as well as my fingers!!!

  29. Gabrielle (mareaviva)

    Performance mid-weight mini-crew….in pink!

  30. Gabrielle (mareaviva)

    I follow you on Twitter!

  31. Gabrielle (mareaviva)

    I like you on Facebook, too! (And would love to be rid of toe-blisters!)

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