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Blister Prevention With Injinji Running Toesocks

Posted on January 5, 2016 in Gear Running Accessories

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It was the 90s and I was in middle school. I was in the prime of my awkward stage, and my friends and I were stoked on the resurgence of a 1970s fashion trend: toesocks. I kid you not, we wore the things with our flip flops, and showed them off whatever the weather, year-round. […]

SmartWool PhD Run Collection

Posted on April 29, 2015 in Gear Running Accessories

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SmartWool wanted to create a new running sock that fits so well, you will forget you’re wearing it. They wanted to create a sock that is so reliable, you’ll never leave them at home when you go out on a run. They are proud to introduce the new PhD® Run sock collection, coined their “best-fitting, […]

Staff Pick: Balega Ultra Light No Show Socks

Posted on April 15, 2015 in Gear Running Accessories Staff Picks

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Our customer service supervisor, Kristin, took a moment to share some thoughts about her favorite running socks: A few years ago, I wasn’t too particular about socks. If they covered my feet and didn’t have holes, they were a go. Big perk was finding cute colors and on sale at a discount store. But things […]

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How Running Socks Changed My Life

Posted on February 12, 2015 in Gear Run Life Running Accessories

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Being new to the world of running, I rolled my eyes big time when it came to the idea of “running socks”. Psht. If that’s not a scheme to get more money out of me, I don’t know what is. “Gee wiz, I spend over a hundred on these new shoes, and then you’re gonna […]

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How to Choose the Right Running Sock

Posted on April 15, 2013 in Running Accessories

Ah, the mighty sock. Some underestimate the power of a good sock, but the right sock can really make the difference between a good run and a great run. Here’s what to look for when shopping for running socks. Fabric First off, just say no to cotton. Cotton will absorb moisture instead of wicking it […]

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How to Keep Blisters at Bay

Posted on August 21, 2012 in Gear Run Life Running Accessories Training

Stay Blister Free

Blisters suck. They make training painful, and if they get really gnarly they might even prevent you from heading out on a run, or cause you to cut your training time short. We don’t want anything to disrupt our blissful relationship with running, so we keep a few tricks up our sleeves (or down our […]

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