For the last few years, I’ve been living the trail running blogger’s dream – to receive shoes and kit and also charge a fee to review them. Yes, I’ve unboxed lots of free stuff and got paid to try them out. It’s a position that I’ve been very fortunate to be in. It didn’t happen overnight and I’ve put in lots of work behind the scenes to build those relationships, but it’s still surreal that I regularly get to work with Probably Slightly Less Boring Than Working brands and received Barely Noticeable products for my reviews. However it’s not been all unicorns and rainbows…
My friend Shalane recommended the Nanuki healthy chocolate bar range as a healthier snacking option to quell my sweet craving without putting junk into my body.
The Nanuki bars are all handmade, free from allergens and packed with superfoods. I got my hands on their entire range of bars and brownie bombs and tested them during training runs and races.
A few weeks ago, I connected with the team at SunGod and they gave me the opportunity to get a customized pair of their SunGod Renegades sunglasses for a review. They also claim that their shades are “adventure-proof” so they should be durable and fit an active outdoors lifestyle… which is right up my alley to verify.
Just last week, the 2019 edition of the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon sold out in a matter of hours. All the gees and excitement around next year’s event just made me want to share and relive the sheer EPICNESS that was my first attempt at what they call “the worlds most beautiful marathon”.
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.