Running socks: 3 of the best

A good pair of run socks are key for maintaining foot comfort when running. Here are 3 of the best

Credit: Steve Seyers

Aldi Ergonomic



Kayaks, chainsaws, children’s teepees… the Aldi middle aisle is a treasure trove of randomness (never go in hungover). Of more use to triathletes are these rather good £2 socks boasting anatomically-shaped footbeds.

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Stance Ashbury Crew


Stance make our favourite running socks, the Ashbury, and that’s thanks to a lengthy features list that includes compressive properties, mesh and reflective zones, arch and heel supports, plus a unique design.

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Rockay Flare Ecowhite


Returning to the quarter-height template are these socks from Rockay. Key features include the 100% recycled and sustainable materials construction, breathable mesh zones and a seamless toe area to minimise rubbing.


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