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.
Buy from www.aldi.co.uk
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.
Buy from www.fruugo.co.uk
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.
Buy from rockay.com