SOCK DICTIONARY

We love socks.The most important piece of equipment you'll buy after your shoes! We've created a handy dictionary of our favorite's which are available here at Sportlink.

Balega Ultralight

Cost - £13.00
Thickness 2/5
Balega’s Ultralight No Show running socks combine ultrafine hi-tech performance yarns with protection-based design to create the sheerest, lightest performance no show running sock.

  • Ensures perfect fit with low volume construction, complete with reinforced microfiber toe and heel along with a unique Triple-Y heel design that creates a more formed, extra-deep heel pocket
  • Keeps feet cool and dry with Balega’s proprietary Drynamix® moisture wicking fibers, plus specially constructed, reinforced microfiber mesh ventilation panels
  • Maximizes comfort with hand-linked, seamless, reinforced toe, sensitive rib top, and high heel tab that helps prevent the sock from slipping into your shoe

 

Balega Hidden comfort

Cost - £13.00
Thickness – 3/5
The Balega Hidden Comfort No Show Socks offer supremely comfortable cushion and performance mile after mile. Delivering the ultimate protection and impact resistance, Hidden Comfort No Show Socks are composed of extra-fine yarn to provide plush protective cushion without adding bulk.

  • Delivers ultimate protection and impact resistance with a plush, dense cushioned running sock design and a 200 needle-count fabric.
  • Keeps feet cool and dry with Balega’s proprietary Drynamix® moisture wicking fibers, plus specially constructed, reinforced microfiber mesh ventilation panels.
  • Maximizes comfort with hand-linked, seamless, reinforced toe and high heel tab that helps prevent the sock from slipping into your shoe.
  • Enhanced elastane provides additional no-slip security.
  • Extra-deep heel pocket ensures the perfect fit.

 

Balega Enduro Low Cut/ No Show

Cost - £13.00
Thickness – 4/5
Balega’s Enduro Low Cut running socks perfectly mold around the contours of your foot, lock in the heel and midfoot, leave your toes room to move, and help prevent heel blistering.

  • Provides structured running sock fit that perfectly matches the contours of your foot with our signature V-Tech Arch Support System.
  • Keeps feet cool and dry with Balega’s proprietary Drynamix ® moisture wicking fibers, plus specially constructed, reinforced microfiber mesh ventilation panels.
  • Delivers impact resistance with optimal cushioned running sock design.
  • Leverages medium volume running sock construction.
  • Maximizes comfort with hand-linked seamless toe.
  • Ensures perfect fit with reinforced, extra-deep heel pocket.

 

Hilly Lite

Cost - £10.00
Thickness – 1/5

Ideal for warmer weather training and lightweight racing days.

  • LYCRA® SPORT content for a comfy secure, smooth fit
  • Tactel® – super soft and smooth
  • Redesigned to give an improved fit
  • Zero level cushioning
  • Two sided knit for moisture transfer
  • Quick drying & Durable
  • Hand linked flat toe seam

 

Hilly Lite comfort

Cost - £12.00
Thickness – 3/5

Perfect road running cushioning, in a lightweight construction.

  • Mid-level cushioning
  • Vented upper and arch grip
  • Flat under toe seam construction
  • Durable polyamide heel and toe
  • Soft polyester main body
  • Comfort tabs at the front and back

 

Hilly Marathon fresh

Cost - £13.00
Thickness – 3/5

Stay fresh and odour free. Superb running sock for all distances – from 5k to marathon.

  • Polygiene – permanent odour control
  • Mid-level anatomical cushioning in key pressure zones for optimum comfort
  • Upper foot venting
  • Flat under toe seam construction

 

Hilly Twin skin

Cost - £14.00
Thickness - 4/5
The ultimate anti-blister double-layer sock.

  • Double-layer construction prevent friction on the foot
  • Lightweight and fine Meryl Sport inner effectively transfers moisture to the outer 
  • DriRelease cotton outer layer ensures superb drying rate
  • Durable heel & toe box yarns
  • Vented upper and outer
  • Inner sock arch grip

 

Hilly Toe socks

Cost - £12.00
Thickness – 2/5
Allow your toes to spread in comfort as they naturally do.

  • Zero cushioning
  • Technical CoolmaxFX for softness combined with durability
  • Vented upper and arch grip
  • Cushioned cuff
  • Comfort tab to the back
  • Y heel

 

Hilly Tempo

Cost - £15.00 (2 pack)
Thickness – 2/5
Great value lightly cushioned pair of socks.

  • Minimum level cushioning
  • Vented upper and arch grip
  • Flat under toe seam construction
  • Durable polyamide heel and toe
  • Soft polyester main body

 

Hilly Supreme

Cost - £13.00
Thickness – 4/5
Super soft and comfortable technical running sock

  • DriRelease® Wool – super soft, high wicking, anti-microbial
  • NanoGlide® – in heel and toe– soft and friction free prevents blisters
  • Mid-level anatomical cushioning in key pressure zones for optimum confort
  • Anti-Odour - Anti-microbial & high wicking properties from DriRelease wool
  • Flat under toe seam construction
  • Vented upper and arch grip

 

ON Running Low sock/ Mid Sock

Cost - £16.00/ £18.00
Thickness – 2/5
Help you to run on clouds while looking and feeling good.

  • Merging ultralight minimalist design with anatomical shaping for gentle support, it’s the ideal choice for warm days or race day. Or whenever you want understated comfort.
  • On Performance Socks combine a polyamide and elastane blend with technical mesh paneling. The mesh sections help keep foot temperature in perfect balance.
  • The pattern at the arch triggers sensory receptors to prime your feet for the run.
  • Swiss Engineering to then keep the sock firmly in place. For performance standards that don't slip.

 

CEP Run 3.0 compression socks

Cost - £45.00
Thickness – 3/5
Your go to compression sock for easy runs, workouts and races.

  • Long men’s running socks with compression. 
  • No blisters! Thanks to the close fit and proven blend of materials. 
  • Optimised supply of valuable nutrients provide light legs and feel good effect. 
  • Active recovery during exercise ensured by accelerated removal of metabolic waste. 
  • Asymmetrical toe box for the best anatomical fit.

 

CEP Nighttech compression socks

Cost - £40.00
Thickness – 3/5
Reflective elements combined with compression for those early morning and night time runs.

  • 360° reflectors increase your visibility at night for safer runs. 
  • The proven medi compression activates your muscles and improves the supply of valuable nutrients – for light legs with a feel-good effect. 
  • You enjoy an awesome running experience thanks to the close-fitting foot section and proven blend of materials – with greater stability and blister prevention.

 

Sealskinz Waterproof Warm Weather Ankle Length Sock

Cost - £25.00
Thickness 5/5
Keeps your feet dry whatever the weather.

  • Waterproof - three layer construction for warmth, durability and waterproofing
  • Foot Comfort - Bamboo lining for moisture control, insulation and comfort
  • Support - zonal elastication for added support
  • Close fit - four way stretch for comfort and stretch fit
  • Toe Comfort - flat toe seams prevent rubbing

Our sock dictionary has been collated  by Chris Mickleburgh - Sportlink