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RunnerBox Subscription Review – October 2017

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The Runner Box

RunnerBox is a bi-monthly subscription box filled with products and accessories geared towards runners.

The Runner Box

Each month features quality items that have been handpicked for your active lifestyle and to help keep you going. In addition to the RunnerBox, you can also subscribe to their CycleBox and TriBox.  

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This is a review of the RunnerBox, $20 every other month, box.

The Runner Box

The Subscription Box: RunnerBox

The Cost: $20 every other month + shipping

The Products: Running products and accessories

Ships to: U.S. for $6 Ground shipping or $6.95 USPS 2-day Priority shipping and Canada for $14.95

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The Runner Box

The Runner Box

This card notes all of the products within your box, a little description of each piece, along with their value.

Let’s take a look at what’s inside the October box! 

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

Wearsafe Clip, Value: $5-$7

RunnerBox included a promo code for a 1-3 month trial of a Wearsafe clip. This clip is designed to help your family and friends see your location if you’re taking a hike or running somewhere that could be dangerous. I think this is a really cool and safe idea – it’s basically the life alert for runners!

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

Skin Slick, 0.5 fl oz. sample (Buy a 1.5 oz bottle for $8.99)

If you’re a long-distance runner, chafing is a huge problem and really hurts! This product, Skin Slick, is meant to help chafing by adding an invisible layer to prevent friction! I never knew something like this existed but I’m so happy I do now! RunnerBox included a sample in this shipment and a 30% off coupon. I’m definitely taking advantage of this offer!

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

Nuun Performance Drink Mix, 2 Packets – Estimated Value $4 (buy a box of 12 for $24)

RunnerBox included 2 flavors of an endurance drink mix, which is filled with electrolytes & carbohydrates, and is perfect for any type of intense exercise! I received two flavors in my shipment, Blueberry/Strawberry, and Orange/Mango. Both taste pretty good but I’m leaning towards the Orange/Mango as my favorite. I’m always looking for new exciting drinks and this a great alternative to the Gatorade that I normally drink during and after a workout.

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

Maple Sunflower Butter, 1.15 oz – Listed Value $1.09

This organic sunflower butter is a perfect treat for after a workout; it’s high in protein and low in sugar, and overall is REALLY tasty! I added some to a piece of whole wheat toast after a run and it did the trick for a simple, yet filling snack. I’ve never heard of the brand, Wild Friends before, but the packaging is pretty cute and the products seem to be top notch in quality and ingredients.

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

Organic Roasted Oregon Pumpkin Seeds, 2.2 oz – Listed Value $3.99

I was really excited to see the pumpkin seeds in this month’s shipment; I love pumpkin seeds, especially when they’re good for you! These seeds are not only delicious but have 10 G of protein in a serving and are high in omega-3. The flavor I received was Cinamon / Pink Himalayan Sea Sat – yum! If you have the chance to get your hands on these, I highly suggest giving them a try, you won’t regret it!

The Runner Box

Oatmega Protein Cookie, 2.8 oz. – Retail Value $2.39

Another win for me in this month’s box – A chocolate chip protein cookie from OatMega! I’ve had a cookie from them before, but not chocolate chip, so this was a nice change to see what else they offer. The cookie is really good and doesn’t taste too protein-y, which is a problem I have with a lot of similar products out there. This cookie is filled with 12 grams of protein, 10 grams of fiber and is gluten free. What more can I ask for?!

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

Multiforce Alkalizing Multi-Mineral Powder, 7.9 oz – Retail Value $29.99

This daily alkalizing supplement combines minerals, plant calcium, and tissue salts to help your body regulate it’s pH balances and bring a balance of alkalinity and acidity. In lamens terms, this powder is another way to help fight the sniffles and keep your body in “balance”. I’m all about trying to keep my body healthy, so I’m happy that Runnerbox included this mix and am excited fight off sickness. The box recommends you to add 1 TSP to a 6-8 oz cup of water and drink daily – bottoms up!

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

Klitch Deoderizer – Retail Value $7.99 (found on sale here for $4.99)

These deodorizers have a very strong clean scent and will surely do the trick to help keep my gym bag from stinking like it normally does. The scent is very “fresh” but not overpowering, which sometimes gives me a headache. I could also see myself putting these in my running shoes or a gym locker, to help keep my bad man stench away. The packaging states the scent last for 6 months, which is much longer compared to other products I’ve tested before!

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

Ally’s Bar, 2.12 oz – Listed Value $2.30 (buy a box of 12 for $28)

I’ve never heard of this brand, but from this bar, I definitely want to try other products! This bar is made of mainly sweet potatoes, with hints of pistachios, cashews, and pumpkin seeds – YUM! The bar is very delicious in taste and is packed with healthy ingredients, which we all can appreciate. If you have the chance to try this flavor, you won’t regret it!

The Runner Box

The Runner Box

Sustainable Supergrain Bar by Regrained, (1 bar) 1.24 oz – Listed Value $1.99 (buy a 12 pack for $24.99)

This bar is not only delicious but the brand, ReGrained, has a very interesting way of making it! ReGrained fights food waste by upcycling “spent” grain from craft breweries and baking into healthy snacks! Not only does this bar help fight waste, it’s extremely delicious; the honey and cinnamon flavors really come through which is perfect for Fall and making me want more!

Verdict: This was my second experience with RunnerBox and I am really impressed with how many products I received, the variety, and the overall quality of every piece! The value received in this month’s box, not including the skin slick sample or the wearsafe coupon is $53.74. For $20 + $6 ground shipping, I say that’s a steal! I would recommend this box to anyone who is looking to broaden his or her workout accessory game and loves a tasty snack! 

To Wrap Up:

Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No. Your first box will ship 1 business day after your order is placed. Since this is a bi-monthly box, you have until 11/29 to receive the November box! 

Value Breakdown: At $26 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:

  • Nuun Performance Drink Blend: $1.94
  • Maple Sunflower Butter: $0.53
  • Organic Pumpkin Seeds: $1.93
  • Oatmega Protein Cookie: $1.16
  • Alkalizing Multi-Mineral: $14.51
  • Klitch Deodorizer: $3.87
  • Ally’s Bar: $1.11
  • Sustainable Supergrain Bar: $0.96

What do you think about this month’s RunnerBox?

Written by Rob Keating

Rob Keating

Rob has been fascinated with the subscription box world ever since he was gifted a Birchbox Man membership in 2015. His food and fashion obsession are now under control with Hello Fresh and Stitch Fix.

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

1 Comment

  1. I received this runners box and really liked the food products. I also bought a wearsafe because I run at night. I was not enthusiastic about the ph supplement. I will have to do more research.

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