The Importance of wearing sunscreen

A UK runner decided to do an ultramarathon, which she ran in approximately 21 hours.

She started around 7 am and apparently forgot to wear sunscreen.

She applied sunscreen at around 9 am.

She felt the back of her legs burning after a while so she just applied even more sunscreen.

At the end of her run, her legs looked like this:

She got home and napped for a couple of hours.  She then went to a clinic, had the blisters dressed and was told to return the next day.

By the next day, the pus - filled blisters grew to an alarming size:

They were drained and bandaged.

Sunscreen is your friend.


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