They may not be the most exciting or stylish part of a runner’s wardrobe but picking the right pair of socks is integral to performance. Whether you’re running for 20 minutes or 20 miles, if your socks aren’t up to scratch you risk an uncomfortable, sweaty run which could result in blisters. Sock garment technology has come a long way in recent years, key features to look out for include:
- Cushioned heel and toe to reduce likelihood of blisters
- Compression at the arch of the foot to prevent over stretching and reduce risk of injury
- Breathable, antibacterial fabrics to reduce odour and sweating
Here are some recommendations to run with...