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Adidas Ultraboost review

You can’t do running shoe reviews without the loyal fans of the Adidas Ultraboost asking your opinion on what many refer to as the Holy Grail of long distance running shoes. The Boost midsole alone is a brand in itself! Well here it finally is… now in it’s fourth incarnation. I’ve had the pleasure of running in the shoe for an extended period of time and am finally ready to lay my opinion down.

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Expert Advice for tackling UTCT

Ultra-trail Cape Town is right around the corner and (if you’re human) the nerves are probably building as we head towards race day. UTCT has already established itself as a bucket list race for ultra trail runners and this year there are four events: 100km, 65km, 35km, and for the first time in 2018 there is a 21km route. I joined a panel of Cape Town’s best athletes to share advice on how to tackle the different races… I think I got cc’d into the wrong email lol. So here are Ryan Sandes, Meg Mackenzie, Kane Reilly and my tips to have your best day out at Ultra-trail Cape Town.

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Raidlight Responsiv Race Vest 10L review

I’m in search of a new running pack. My current one has been through the wars, but it’s taught me a lot about what I’d actually want from a pack. With Raidlight being available now in South Africa, their packs peaked my interest and I wanted to see just how well they stood up to the competition…

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LTC appears on The Upsurge Episode 2 podcast

Quasiem aka Fersyndicate (aka Q to his closest friends) and I go back almost 15yrs now. I regard him as one of my day one homies and he has had significant input into leavethecouch.com and how it has evolved as a platform to show off my creativity. So when he started up his own podcast and asked me to be a guest, I jumped at the opportunity because I knew that it was going to be special.
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It’s been forever

It’s almost a strange experience to be tapping away at my keyboard again. It’s familiar, but at the same time unfamiliar. Today I just felt like saying something…

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Salomon XA Enduro review

The Salomon XA Enduro is a mountain running shoe that can handle some extreme environments. We checked it out and put it through some proper mountain adventures…

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