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What Run Oregon is Wearing: Running socks by GORE

GORE M Light Mid Socks

Matt: I have tried out a bunch of running socks during my time at Run Oregon, but GORE is new to my dresser. I tried out a few different lengths in their M series and M Light series. Here are some specs:

  • Comfort mapping construction uses specific placement of fabric for ultimate comfort
  • Toe and heal protection
  • Achille’s tendon protection channel
  • Mesh construction to aid cooling and moisture management
  • Highly moisture wicking technology
  • Grip band around midfoot to keep sock in place
  • Designed for optimal comfort with less seams

The differences between the two styles (light & non-light) is pretty clear – it’s just a reference to the amount of padding of each. I didn’t feel too much difference when switching between the two, though I know some runners want the road feel and keep their socks and shoes as low-profile as possible. They have both held up quite well to numerous washings and are still up to the task with each run.

You can get these in black/grey (pictured), as well as white/black options.


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Thank you to GORE & Swiftwick for providing us with sock samples. Please read our transparency page for info on how we do our reviews.

About Matt Rasmussen (1516 Articles)
Matt Rasmussen lives in Keizer, Ore. with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys watching the Olympics, sampling craft beers, and all things Canada (he was born there). Matt was raised as a baseball player and officially transitioned over to running in 2010. Matt joined the Run Oregon team in October 2011, and since then he has spearheaded the blog’s efforts to cover product reviews, news about businesses related to running, and running events in the Willamette Valley.

1 Comment on What Run Oregon is Wearing: Running socks by GORE

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