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Why I Won’t Be Accepting Money for Reviews Anymore

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 awesome brands and received amazing products for my reviews. However it’s not been all unicorns and rainbows…

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Nanuki Healthy Chocolate Bars Review

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.

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Customised Sunglasses: SunGod Renegades Review

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.

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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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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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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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Salomon Sense Pro Max Review

Hi LTCers! Malikah Patel-Davids steps into the hot seat as our guest reviewer for Salomon’s highly anticipated Sense Pro Max – the brand’s first proper outing into the maximalist shoe market

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