Socks are very important to a runner. If they rub you the wrong way, it will make for a very uncomfortable run. Bunching up, toes too cold, too hot, rubbing - all things that can go wrong with a sock. I'm sure there are some other scenarios I've left out.
Thanks to Tom and Kim at WrightSock, I had the chance to try some of their socks out. Since I wear a size 9 and my size is borderline between a medium and a large, Tom thought it was best for me to try out both the medium socks and the large socks.
I was sent the Running II Double Layer Socks and the Merino TRL Double Layer Socks to try out. I've never tried out double layer socks before. Sometimes I have worn two pairs of socks in the winter, but there has been a lot of rubbing which has led to some unpleasant blisters. Yuck.
First up, Running II sock, retail price $12.00.
I tried out the medium and large in the quarter sock. I wore the mediums for my 12 miler with the girls on New Year's Day. They ar…
This year marks my husband's, Mr. Running With The Girls', Boston Marathon. And per the norm, the weather forecast started out with the best racing scenario and quickly escalated to not-so-stellar conditions.
Because Boston Marathon day is really a huge family reunion for us, a huge BONUS for us, after we visit the expo, we make a beeline to Aunt Judy and Uncle Pete's house, near, Hopkinton. We spent hours laughing and catching up with loved ones while I tortured the kids with a 7- Year Easter photo remake of the kids.
Monday morning started out beautiful. A slightly overcast morning around 60 degrees. Already!?!?! Jill and I got in some miles around the pond before heading back to wish our husbands good luck as they headed off to the shuttle.
This year our sons opted to hang out at Aunt Judy and Uncle Pete's house, which meant I had the chance to drag Jill all over the course and shake things up a bit..... Like get crazy and see the husbands 2x along the cours…