Foot pictures from Monarchs Way – Warning! Not pretty!

Ok, you asked for it!  These are not the worst you can find on the internet, but they are MY feet and the pain was bloody horrendous by the end.  The full race report is here.

These are in chronological order….so you can see the deterioration:

 

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Second checkpoint…nothing too bad!

 

Second checkpoint

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Second checkpoint

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth checkpoint

 

 

 

 

Fourth checkpoint

Fifth checkpoint

Fifth checkpoint

Fifth checkpoint…hmmm, black toenail appearing & right little toe needing taping already…not good.

 

Fifth checkpoint

Middle of the afternoon…getting bigger

Later in the afternoon….getting even bigger and more painful

Late afternoon

Late afternoon

Checkpoint 6, just before surgery to release the pus

Checkpoint 6

Checkpoint 6

Just before leaving checkpoint 6…all dressed up

Leaving checkpoint 6….post surgery

Checkpoint 8…heels starting to go

Checkpoint 8…don’t look bad, but hurting badly

Checkpoint 8

checkpoint 9…ouch

Checkpoint 9

Checkpoint 11

Checkpoint 11

CP 12

CP 12

CP 12

CP 12

 

 

CP12

CP12

This was how much tape my feet needed at the end…

My favourite…my right little toe by the end…see all the layers of skin worn away, no wonder it hurt like bloody hell.

At the end

At the end…

At the end…

At the end…no holes but bloody painful

The toe nail came off a few days later…

Ouch

 

 

 

 

 

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