News and Blog — GripLock™

What is the GripLock™ Sock and What are the Benefits?

Posted by Amey Hellen on

Here at Sockmine we think that it is important that every runner owns a pair of socks that are comfortable and do not let you blister. That is why today we wanted to let you know about our GripLock™  socks and what benefits they can bring to you.  What is GripLock™?  The GripLock™ sock is our own patented and innovative design which was created to solve the big issue that all runners dread, blisters. As we all know blisters are caused...

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Richard Hayes Summer 2019 Update

Posted by Richard Hayes on

Guest post from Richard Hayes on his upcoming Charity run. Richard has been a Sockmine ambassador for many years. Based in Sheffield, Richard has developed his running passion to raise thousands of pounds for different charities since he started running in 2012. After recovering from an injury last year resulting in a break from competing, Richard has recently qualified as a personal trainer and now is back to running as much as he can. We...

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GripLock™ Technology Now Officially Patented

Posted by Josh Barr-Rostron on

Granted at Last After months of waiting our industry leading technology GripLock™ has finally had its patent granted. GripLock™ aims to solve the one problem all runners dread to come across: blisters. They can cause endless amounts of irritation, turn a marathon training plan on its head and in severe cases, stop running altogether. At SockMine, we aim to give athletes the edge. We want to care for your feet so you can focus on your performance.   How...

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My Approach to Training for 6 Marathons in 6 Days

Posted by Ben Lowe on

MY APPROACH TO TRAINING – WHERE TO BEGIN Training for one marathon is in itself a huge challenge. One which takes grit, determination, and many, many hours of pounding the pavements. So how do I even begin to think about how to train for 6 of these things happening on 6 consecutive days? My own approach to training is a tricky one. As I have never even attempted a marathon before, I needed a plan...

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How SockMine are Helping Make Blisters a Thing of the Past

Posted by Ben Lowe on

Since time began, there has been one word that strikes fear into the hearts of all runners…  blisters. They have the power to devastate training sessions, cause endless amounts of irritation and turn a marathon training plan on its head. At SockMine, we aim to give athletes the edge. We want to care for your feet so you can care for your performance. As a result, we have developed a range of running socks utilising...

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