How many toe nails did VLM take off?

Scourge of the distance runner can be the blackened toes. How are yours

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26/04/2012 at 20:44

One came detached down half of one side but that's it in 4 marathons. I do cut them about a week before and put a few layers of nail varnish on them. The half-detached one happened the only time I didn't put nail varnish on them.

26/04/2012 at 20:55
Never lost a toe nail in 10+ years of running and 27 marathons, some do, some don't.
26/04/2012 at 21:04
True FF, Nykie must try the nail varnish prevention method...new deepest darkest secret
27/04/2012 at 04:42
Thanks Screamapillar & Straycelt.
27/04/2012 at 09:01
No 4 in the departure lounge this morning No 5 held up at security
29/04/2012 at 13:55
three. nails on both little toes going - one black, one 'mobile' when touched. Morton's toes, so get more damage than big toes - one second toe swelled up like a cherry tomato, then my four year old stood on and it burst all over the carpet. Whole top and end of toe hanging by a flap of skin, including the toenail. Will Definitely look for a gel protector from Boots. Thank goodness for the RF forum.
29/04/2012 at 19:51
Flat Foo.ted,
27 marathons? That's amazing! I thought 1 was tough enough! What was your favourite?
I'm about to lose a nail from Brighton Marathon, he's hanging in there but it won't be long!
Tom
30/04/2012 at 12:31
Tom Goom: My top thre fyi are Boston, Chicago and Paris with Loch Ness a close 4th

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