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Old 29th May 16, 10:09 PM
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Where do people get there running socks from?


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Old 29th May 16, 11:00 PM
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Wherever is cheapest! I always get Injinji socks though - love them, never had a blister since I started using them.
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Old 30th May 16, 08:32 AM
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I get cheap ones from eBay. more mile or something. I've never had a problem with them. There must be a reason proper running socks from running shops are so expensive but I'm not sure what it is.
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Old 30th May 16, 09:58 AM
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Where ever suits me , shops , web anywhere at prices ranging from 12 down to 99p and ive never had a blister while running with any of them !
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Old 30th May 16, 10:53 AM
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I'm not a fan of wicking sports socks, as I can feel my feet slipping about in them.

I usually just get cotton sports socks from somewhere like Sainsbury's. I've never had a problem with them rubbing either.
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Old 30th May 16, 12:37 PM
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Sports direct normally suffices, I did used to like the double layer Nikes for longer runs though as I would get blisters.
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Old 30th May 16, 01:13 PM
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SportShoes.com for me.
I kept trying to find socks that combined comfort and longevity. Finally found some and now always buy the same.
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Old 17th Mar 17, 10:12 PM
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If heading for the mountains or anywhere cold and wet I wear BRIDGEDALE CoolFusion RUN Qw-ik Merino Running Socks, they are the best socks I've ever worn and being Bridgdale they last for agessssssss, they're 6 a pair in Black's at the moment which is a bargain.

Over recent years a lot of running socks have started being made with high amounts of Nylon aka Polyamide in them, I HATE these socks, I've never had much trouble with blisters but if I wear Polyamide socks I get them constantly, in just cheap cotton socks I'm fine, I have cotton socks from Debenhams and ASDA, both perform perfectly for normal everyday running.
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