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Oct 5, 2011

Clif Bar Shot Bloks review and Giveaway!!!

5 miles on the schedule today....feeling good!


A couple months ago, Lauren over at Clif Bar sent me a sample of the Clif Bar Shot Bloks Energy Chews to do a review.    As you can see from the picture below, she sent me four of their flavors including Tropical Punch, Strawberry, Black Cherry and Mountain Berry.

While many companies make the gel form of energy(including Clif Bar), I just could not get used to the consistency of that so I thought perhaps something with a little more substance would do the trick.  I have tried Gummy Bears in the past and love eating these but they are really difficult to eat while running and you have to eat a thousand of them.

The Clif Bar Shot Bloks are the perfect size, made for endurance events and come with six pieces in a package and are perfect for long runs and/or races.  I have eaten all four flavors and Mountain Berry is my favorite flavor but I enjoyed all of them.  The great part is that I was able to eat these just before running, during running and after running to help me with my nutrition while training for a marathon.  I will also be picking up some additional ones to use for my actual marathon this month.

If you cannot stomach the gel, these are a great alternative with awesome flavors.

Clif Bar was great to work with and they also offered to sponsor a giveaway so what you see in the picture below is what you get too!

So here are the rules:

1) Click HERE and become a fan of their Facebook Page and tell them "Detroit Runner sent me" on their wall and let me know here OR go to their website HERE and find a "fun fact" about them and let me know what it was.(MANDATORY)
2) +1 extra entry if you are a follower or follow currently, leave a comment.(optional)

That's it!  Pretty simple this time around!  And hopefully we can get you some nutrition in time for your next race event.  Thanks again to Clif Bar for sponsoring this giveaway!

This giveaway will run through October 12th and the winner will be picked at random.

Have a great day and....Keep Running!!!!!


  1. I liked Clif on Facebook and let them know you sent me!

  2. Gummy bears are better for cycling than running. I wish the Clif Bloks melted a bit quicker though - with dry mouth its sometimes hard to get them off your teeth!

  3. I like Clif Bar on FB & Commented.

  4. I already "like" them on facebook so here is a fun fact...

    Clif Shot energy gels are vegan. :-)

  5. I liked them on FB. The blocks are my usual run fuel. Love to get some for free :-)

  6. I posted on their fb page that you sent me (and liked them)

  7. I learned that they have some products just for kids! My daughter thought that was pretty cool!

  8. Liked their page and told them you sent me :)

  9. and since i don't have facebook.. i'm checking out the clif website, which by the way is pretty impressive! my fun fact: they sponsor a pace team for my #1 DREAM marathon... big sur marathon!