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Would You Run A Marathon in Flip Flops?

Yeah, me neither!

It boggles my mind this man would run in flip flops, let alone 26.2 miles! He certainly achieved his goal by getting in the Guinness Book of World Records- that’s for sure!

I’ve seen a few patients in our Blacksburg and Roanoke offices that have run too far too soon in Five Fingers and Nike Frees get injuries. I should’ve praised them for not running in flip flops! Apparently, Mr. Levasseur only trained up to about 13 miles in flip flops and was in for a rude awakening for the 2nd half! The injuries he could receive from this are:

So if you take anything away from this post, it is to not run in flip flops…period.