Ah, the joys of long distance running. There is nothing quite like the sense of accomplishment and pride that one experiences at the finish line of a marathon, only to look around at fellow runners with bloody t-shirts, raw skin, sunburn and blistered feet. But you don’t have to accept these bodily “badges of honor” as normal. When outfitted in the proper gear, fabrics, and footwear, aside from a little sweat and redness, you’ll look just the same as you did before the race began! Below are a few tips to prevent the runner’s rashes that too often come with high mileage. The only badges of honor you’ll need to focus on are the medal and your photo at the finish line.