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The 10 best ankle socks and short socks for running

The 10 best ankle socks and short socks for running

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 By Laura Nijhuis

 

In this article you´ll get our tips for the best running socks for spring and summer. You´ll find ankle - and short socks for running in different colors and quality.  

 

Running socks isn´t necessarily the most interesting piece of clothing. Nevertheless its important to dress your feet properly during running and workouts. Running socks are usually produced in more breathable and sweat wicking fabrics to prevent your feet from heating up or feeling moist and sticky. In addition running socks are designed in elastic and comfortable fabric to reduce the risk of friction and blisters. 

If you need long compression socks, you can find a list with the best compression socks here. 

 

This article includes the following sections. Click on one of the headlines to proceed to the section you want to read

- THE BEST ANKLE SOCKS FOR RUNNING 

- THE BEST SHORT SOCKS FOR RUNNING 

  

 


  

THE BEST ANKLE SOCKS FOR RUNNING 

In this section you´ll find the type of socks usually referred to as ankle socks, footies and no-show socks. 

 

NIKE SPARK LIGHTWEIGHT NO SHOW SOCKS

nike spark lightweight no show socks

These light ankle socks are designed with a ventilating pattern to provide increased breathability for your feet during the run. In addition the socks are produced in a triangular pattern which supports the lateral and medial sides of the foot. 

 

Buy NIKE NO SHOW SOCKS here 

 

 

FEETURES ELITE ULTRA LIGHT NO SHOW TAB SOLID

feetures elite ultra light no show tab solid

Feeture’s No Show seamless toe socks are quite special. They are engineered with a patented compression providing optimal support. The thin padding keeps your feet cool on your workouts. 

 

Buy FEETURES NO SHOW SOCKS here 

 

 

FALKE RU4 SHORT RUNNING SOCK

falke ru4 short sock

If you want running socks in a thicker texture, FALKE RU4 SHORT RUNNING SOCK could be eactly the sock you are looking for. The socks are extra durable around the heel and toes while channels for ventilation have been woven into the areas around the ankle and below the foot. 

  

Buy falke ru4 short here 

 

 

LIITEGUARD SHORT-GRIP

liiteguard short-grip

Perhaps you are already familiar with the very popular compression socks from  Liiteguard. This short sock from the same manufacturer is also designed to support the anatomy of the foot and ensure a terrific grip. No doubt a high-quality sock! 

  

Buy liiteguard short-grip here 

 

 

CEP 3.0 LOW CUT SOCKS

cep 3.0 low cut sock

CEP’S LOW CUT socks are just slightly higher than no-show socks. These compression socks are relatively tightly padded and has been designed with a fit to protect your feet againt blisters. The compression increases the blood circulation in your feet.   

 

Buy cep 3.0 low cut here 

 

 

THE BEST SHORT RUNNING SOCKS 

In this section you will find short running socks which means that they reach somewhere in between the ankle and bottom half of your calf. 

 

NIKE SPARK RUNNING SOCKS

nike spark running

Comfort and breathability. Thats what you get with Nike Spark Running Socks. These socks have a different thickness below the foot to provide the best possible comfort and cushioning where you need it most. 

Buy nike spark running here 

 

 

FEETURES ELITE LIGHT CUSHION MINI CREW

feetures elite light cushion mini crew

This sock is Feeture’s most advanced model. It provides max. comfort, reduces the risk of blisters and is engineered with Feeture’s patented Sock-Lock compression technology. The sock is designed with a seamless toe and produced in a moisture transport enhancing fabric. 

  

Buy feetures elite here 

 

 

CEP NEON MID-CUT SOCKS

cep neon mid-cut socks

You almost get disco-vibes with CEP’s NEON MID-CUT SOCKS. The socks are designed with an ergonomic fit in skin-friendly fabric providing great protection for your feet. In addition the socks offer compression-effect and extra padding where its needed. 

   

Buy cep neon mid-cut socks here 

 

 

CRAFT ESSENCE SOCK

craft essence sock

Craft Essence is an elastic and ventilating sock produced in recycled materials. The minimalistic design is timeless and very durable. This sock is perfect for warm as well as slightly colder days. 

 

Buy craft essence sock here 

  

 

LIITEGUARD PRO-TECH

liiteguard pro-tech

No list of running socks is complete without mentioning Liiteguard. These socks (regardless if we are talking ankle, - short - or long socks) are revolutionary and provide special support for tendons and joints. Liiteguard Pro-Tech support both your ankle joints and your Achilles tendon and has a non-slip sole which turns it into much more than just a sock! 

 

Buy liiteguard pro-tech here 

  

 


    

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