News and Blog
Adventure racing first burst onto the world scene with the debut of Eco-Challenge, a television show in the late 1990s and early 2000s that featured co-ed teams of four racing nonstop for five to 10 days straight in remote and exotic locations such as Borneo, Morocco, and New Zealand.
For some, October represents changing leaves or carving pumpkins. Here at Balega, we celebrate October through our continued support of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Balega is thrilled to bring to the running sock market a brand-new offering, the UltraGlide sock, aimed to eliminate the most common ailment among runners - hot spots.
Coming this September, we are so excited to introduce NEW Ultralight crew length socks, as well as new colors of our very popular Hidden Comfort and Hidden Contour collections.
As flowers start to bloom and an array of green shades starts to pop all around us, it’s hard not to feel excited about the feeling of new beginnings as we head into Spring.
So you’re thinking about running a marathon? Well, you’ve come to the right place to learn from a very novice runner. Running 26.2 miles can sound super intimidating, it did to me at least when I first signed up.
For the past 15 years, Balega has been a proud partner of the Ethembeni School as a way to honor the culture and country that is so much a part of the Balega identity. Through Balega’s Lesedi Project, Balega has supported the Ethembeni School by raising money for student scholarships, aiding in the funding of a therapy playground and swimming pool, and purchasing a wheelchair accessible school bus
We are very excited to announce our global ambassador team for 2019! Affectionately called our ‘Impi Warriors’ after the honored class of South African fighters and protectors known for operating with the utmost integrity, the 2019 team ranges from running newbies to national champions. Each member truly embodies the brand’s Ubuntu spirit - and we look forward to a great year!
It’s March and in our world, that means two things – training has officially started for summer and fall race season and it’s National Nutrition Month! We sat down with a few of our Impi team members to offer up some of their nutrition advice for the diets they choose to follow, and the benefits they see as it relates to their running performance.