Marathon Socks You Can Run With
Posted In Socks on Thursday, May 28th 2020
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Marathon Socks You Can Run With

Northeast Outdoors Experience Staff

There is running and then there is running. The athlete that puts in a few miles every week for training might well do with any old sock, but for the marathon runner who depends on his equipment for his performance, that is far from the case. Socks for marathon runners need to be made for the ultimate in comfort and function simply because of the many miles involved both in training and competition.

The Nike Elite uses its lightweight cushioning to keep the effects of 26 miles of running on the foot to a minimum. These socks are side specific meaning the left one goes on the left foot and the right on the right. Nike’s famous Dri-Fit material provides excellent moisture wicking protection to help keep the feet dry and blister-free. Their foot specific design help provide the arch excellent support and overall, the Elite is an excellent choice for any marathon runner. To see these socks online go to http://store.nike.com/us/en_us/?l=shop,fuel_band#?l=shop,search&searchList=elite%20compression%20socks

The Maximum Protection socks from Drymax focuses on, big surprise here, keeping your feet as dry as possible to reduced the danger of blisters. Their material is similar to Teflon that reduces friction inside the shoe in all areas of the foot. The upper mesh is very breathable allows moisture to escape which in turn keeps the foot cool. This sock has been runner tested many times on runs exceeding 20 miles and blisters and damp feet were virtually eliminated. To see this sock and the complete Drymax line go to http://www.drymaxsocks.com/

New Balance offers many socks for the maximum in comfort and performance. Their Marathon Trainer No-Show model is an excellent sock is made from a nylon/polyester/spandex combination to keep blisters at bay and provide a degree of compression and breathability that spells performance in a sock. These socks are foot specific in design and very thin for keeping weight at a minimum. New Balance is known for their quality when it comes to all of their equipment and these socks should be considered for any long distance runner who is looking for the ultimate in comfort and performance. To see this and other socks made by New Balance go to http://www.newbalance.com/men/apparel/Socks/157000,default,sc.html

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