News and Blog — Running

Brilliant Gifts for the Runner in Your Life

Posted by Amey Hellen on

As Christmas quickly approaches and you struggle for ideas for the perfect gift, we decided to talk about our top gift ideas for the runner in your life. No matter whether they are just starting out or have run a marathon, we have the perfect list for you!    1. Socks  Although this may seem obvious at first, it is important that your special someone receives the right equipment for when they are running as it...

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What is COOLMAX® and What are the Benefits?

Posted by Amey Hellen on

Here at Sockmine it is important to us that we provide quality products that deliver the qualities you deserve to enhance your performance. That is why today we wanted to talk about why we use Coolmax® and how this can help you perform better.   What is Coolmax®?  The trademark Coolmax® was developed in 1986 and have a series of polyester fabric blends that are designed to improve breathability when compared to natural fibres. The fabric was originally...

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How Can Socks Impact Your Performance?

Posted by Amey Hellen on

A lot of people assume that your shoes are one of the reasons why performance is impacted. This is true to some extent, however, socks have a greater impact than you might think. So, how can socks impact your performance?    Sizing  This factor may seem obvious but is a common mistake many people make when purchasing socks. There are so many misconceptions when finding the right sized sock that it has made it complicated for...

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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

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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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