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Balega Introduces a Brand New Reflective Enduro Running Sock for Fall

With fall fast approaching and daylight becoming more scarce, it’s important to wear reflective running gear when you’re getting after those miles. Balega’s first-ever reflective sock, the Reflective Enduro, offers runners more visibility at dawn or dusk. 

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Guest Blog: How to Trail Race During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Although many trail races are still in the virtual mode, some states and counties are loosening Coronavirus restrictions and a handful of in-person events are being staged. These live events look and feel a bit different from those held prior to the pandemic, but for competition junkies, the return of racing is indeed filling a void.

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Running on Hope

While cancelled races and other athletic events aren’t the worst of the hardships we are currently facing, as an athlete it can be tough to keep training and stay motivated with no races on the calendar for the foreseeable future. It can be easy to lose sight of why we run, bike, swim, or train during these hard times as events are continuing to be cancelled due to the pandemic, but if there is anything Gabe Grunewald taught us it’s to not give up when a situation gets tough. 

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Seven Lessons Learned in Postpartum Running...During a Pandemic

While I’m grateful that I was able to run through the majority of my pregnancy, I couldn’t wait to build back up and run again. I’m now six months postpartum and while I feel stronger every day and see progress, it hasn’t been easy - especially with COVID-19 in the mix.

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Take Your Child To Run Today!

I have two sons, ages 6 and 8, and I have been a runner for five years, so to them, I have always been a Mother-Runner.  Some of my youngest son's earliest memories are of being pushed in the double BOB stroller, while he and his brother kept track of our miles, and ate oodles of snacks!

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A Love Story About Balega Enduro Socks

As an athlete, it's the little things that can make or break an event. Here is my story of how I fell in love with Balega and their Enduro line. 

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Overcoming Injury, One Step At a Time

Whether it is a major operation, a strain/ sprain, or just trying to get back to running after a long absence…there is a process to follow. I have learned so much from my personal and professional experience, and would love to share some encouragement with you on how to get back into running.

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Gyms Closed - No Worries - Learn to Use the Walk Run Method

Go from couch potato to a run loving marathoner with this one easy trick!

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Why Good Running Socks Matter

Running experts and Impi Ambassadors discuss how to pick the perfect running and walking socks to help you decide which Balega sock style fits you best. From avoiding slippage, to resisting blisters, find the perfect running sock for your feet and hit the ground running.

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Dear Fellow 2020 Marathon Runner

Advice from Run Coach Denise About Finding Inspiration & Motivation

Denise Sauriol, 2020 Balega Impi ambassador, author of “Me, You & 26.2 Coach Denise's Guide to Your First Marathon” and the Co-Founder of Girls on the Run Chicago, motivates the Balega community with 5 simple tips to running a marathon this year, despite COVID 19.

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Protein Filled Recipes for Runners

Four quick, protein-filled, and satisfying snacks for runners on the go!

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Beginners Guide To Running

Getting started with running doesn't have to be overwhelming! Begin hitting the pavement in just five simple steps.

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Balega Fathers Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is this Sunday. Are you ready? If not, fear not. We’ve compiled some ideas for how to celebrate the dad or father-figure in your life.

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Q and A with Balega Impi Ambassador and Epidemiologist Hannah Ruegner

Hannah Ruegner, Impi team ambassador and COVID19 response team member gives us a sneak peek inside what her life has been like these past several months, working on the front lines amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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My Journey to Becoming an Ultramarathon Runner

Learn 5 biggest tips to start Ultramarathon running today from Balega Impi Ambassador Chris Bowles. 

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Reflections From Quarantine - My USATF 50-Mile Trail Championships Experience

Balega Impi Ambassador Matt Weickert describes his experience of the USATF 50-Mile Trail Championship race, what that life changing experience means to him, and further reflections while in quarantine.

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The Link Between Running and Mental Health During the COVID Pandemic

Many runners and joggers are feeling overwhelmed by the personal impacts of the Coronavirus. Balega Impi Ambassador Tyler Byrd discusses shifting perspective in scientifically researched methods leads to greater emotional and mental well-being, keeping peace at home and inner peace.

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Three Creative Ways to Celebrate a Socially-Distanced Mothers Day

Even though social distancing orders are in effect, you can still show mom how special she is! The team at Balega pulled together three ways to celebrate your mom this year for an unforgettable socially-distanced Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10th. 

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Spreading Positivity and Hope During the COVID-19 Crisis

Six Balega Impi Ambassadors Share their Stories on how they are giving back to their communities during the Coronavirus Pandemic through donating Balega running socks, raising money for local charities, and more.

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Balega Responds to COVID-19

We view Ubuntu - the Zulu word for “shared humanity” or “I am because we are” - as a calling. During this challenging and difficult time, we want to continue to share that message with you as it is now more important than ever. 

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