News and Blog — Running

5 Ways to Care for your Feet to Improve Your Running

Posted by Josh Barr-Rostron on

Your feet are the difference between a great PB beating run and a painful miserable one. So why do we neglect them so much? They have so much power, yet most athletes do not give them the proper attention they deserve. Not only can they alone bring your training to a halt, but foot pain can lead to injuries further up the body due to changed technique. This list will guide you in the right...

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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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Ben Lowe - 6 Marathons in 6 Days Challenge Begins

Posted by Ben Lowe on

Raising money for charity, Ben Lowe, Account Manager at SockMine has undertaken the impressive challenge of completing six marathons in six days.   6 MARATHONS IN 6 DAYS   A marathon is a gruelling challenge that takes a huge amount of training, determination and will power to prepare for. Six marathons on consecutive days is almost unspeakable.   But for Jason Easy, Katie Ball and Ben Lowe of the SockMine team, this will soon be...

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9 Top tips for the Day Before a Marathon

Posted by Ben Lowe on

So it’s the day before the big race and the nerves are starting to set in. Months and months of training and it all comes down to this. With so much to think about, it is easy to lose focus on the stuff that really matters. The following tips have been collated to keep you calm, injury free and prepare you in the best way possible for your marathon. We hope you find them useful and...

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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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