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Balega Unveils New Limited Edition Hidden Comfort Socks to Benefit the Lesedi Project

At the core of the Balega brand is giving back, our mission of community and helping those less fortunate. Our non-profit organization, the Lesedi Project, works to strengthen South African and American communities.

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A Guide to Adventure Racing from Team Strong Machine

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. 

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Grit and Grace Socks to Support Breast Cancer Prevention Partners

For some, October represents changing leaves or carving pumpkins. Here at Balega, we celebrate October through our continued support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. 

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New UltraGlide Sock Offers Friction Free-Running and Eliminates Hot Spots

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.

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A Tale of Two Major Races: Running Everest and Comrades Back-to-Back

“Aim high! There is little virtue in easy victory.” Sir Edmund Hillary’s words are fitting for why I chose to compete in the Everest Marathon AND Comrades Marathon with only 11 days between the two adventures.

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Catching Up With Molly Cuevas Post Cross-Country Run

Earlier this month we had the pleasure catching up with Impi ambassador Molly Cuevas, who ran across the United States to support and bring awareness to the Challenge Athletes Foundation (CAF).

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New Balega Hidden Colorways and Ultralight Crew Length Socks Coming Soon to a Specialty Retailer Near You

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.

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How To Train for a Sprint Triathlon

Challenge yourself by tying together three different activities that will push your muscles and mental fortitude to the brink of enlightenment.

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Tips for Staying Safe This Summer

Sunny summer days are perfect for lacing up your boots and heading out to chase waterfalls, a mountain summit, or a dramatic slot canyon. Here are some tips and tricks to stay cool and have a safe and happy summer.

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The National Parks Project: Running a Marathon in Every U.S. National Park

In the spring of 2016, Bill Syalik ditched his 9-5 job in busy New York City to start a new adventure, which has since become the National Parks Marathon Project

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