NO cotton!! Your toes will thank you :) I have a few different socks I like but if I even think it's going to be wet out I wear my Smart Wools even in the summer and slather on vaseline before I put them on. Never had a blister.
EXCERCISE-it IS the magic pill!!
2011 RACES: 1/15/11 Freeze Your Fanny 5K 2/5/11 Winterlaufe 3/20/11 St Patricks Day 5/28/11 Bay Shore Half Marathon July-Volkslaufe 5k July 2011-Warrior Dash
Another vote for Smart Wool, even in the summer. I also have a pair of Under Armour Cool Gear red socks that were the race swag for a free Valentine's Day 5K I did a few years ago. They're nice too although those red socks really stand out!
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the path of the weak becomes a steppingstone in the path of the strong. - Thomas Carlyle
I love Icebreakers socks! Smartwo is good too, but Icebreakers are the best I've tried. I use them for my half marathons and 10+ mile training runs and never get blisters. Body Glide on the feet is a great suggestion too. No cotton!
Voluntary Discomfort is the secret cornerstone of strength. We build our whole lives around increasing comfort and avoiding discomfort, and yet by doing so we are drinking a can of Weakness Tonic with every morning’s breakfast. ~Mr. Money Mustache 5K PR: 23:40 10K PR: 48:57 HM PR: 1:59:37 30K: 2:57:44
I ran tonight and the humidity was EXTREMELY high. By the time I got home every part of my body was soaked. My normal Hanes socks were disgusting and they gave me blisters all over my toes for the first time ever. I said all of that to say:
What kind of socks do you wear for damp/wet conditions?
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