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light up the night with Nathan

Disclaimer: I received a Nathan Luna Fire 250 RX Run Chest/Waist Light to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out to review find and write race reviews!

I am an early morning runner. Or at least when deep in a training cycle, this is the only time I am guaranteed to be able to get in my mileage. If I had my choice, my running times would vary greatly throughout the year – early in the summer and mid-day in the winter.

Since I don’t always have a choice in the matter, I do what I can to feel safe and comfortable in the dark, early morning hours. The two biggest checks in my gear list :

Reflective gear ✔️
Light ✔️

When it comes to lights, I have tried several – headlamps, hand lights, light vest, and flashing “tail lights”. When the opportunity to try a Chest/Waist light, I jumped at the chance to try something new! I love running hands-free and this new light option sounded great!

light up the night with Nathan

Fresh out of the box, my Nathan Luna Fire had a strong light stream with several intensities :

  • 33 Lumens ( Low)
  • 100 Lumens (Med)
  • 200 Lumens (Hi)
  • 250 Lumens (Boost)
  • 100 Lumens (White/Strobe)

I know better than to go for a run without knowing how well my light is charged, so I opted to plug it in for a full charge before my first run.

My first run with my Nathan Luna Fire happened to be the group run with 20+ other BibRave Pros at the TRE Influencer Day in Austin, TX. With a 6:30am meet up, I was able to scoot on over to the meeting hotel with my Nathan fully blazing!

I am to the right of Tim (his back to the camera) with my Nathan Luna Fire while out for the BibRave Pro group run!

Even though the sun soon came up, I felt like the beam of the Nathan Luna Fire 250 RX Chest/Waist light was sufficient at the lowest setting! Even after I turned the light off, I was comfortable leaving the light at my waist thru the remainder of our run.

Once back in Kansas, I have been hitting the dark roads less often, but I have still been wear testing the Nathan Luna Fire. I have really liked the Chest/Waist strap. I have found that I prefer it to my headlamp on my head…

The versatility of the Nathan Luna Fire 250 RX Chest/Waist light is great! If I am wearing more bulky clothes, I can take the lamp off the chest/waist belt and attach it to my jacket. While the light bounces a little bit more, the beam is still bright enough to light the way.

Here are a few more specifications from the Nathan website on the Nathan Luna Fire 250 RX Chest/Waist light :

  • 250 max Lumen main LED
  • Lithium-ion Polymer Rechargeable via USB – a big perk compared to battery charged lights
  • 25+ hour burn time
  • IPX4 – Weather resistant
Testing the comfort of the Nathan Luna Fire during the daytime too!

If you are interested in this Nathan product (and any others), use the offer code “NATHANBIB20” at for 20% off a one-time purchase of up to $250 – good to use sitewide!

My fellow BibRave Pro’s also went through various features of their Nathan Luna Fire on their blogs as well. Be sure to check them out!

Lisa   Emily   Alastair   John   Mai   Jenna   Erica   Renee   Randall   Brenda   Ann   Michael   Rachel   Maria   Jeff   Deanne   Daysi   Scotty   Ben

As always, check out these awesome run-spiring linkups this week :
Tuesday’s on the Run     Wild Workout Wednesday     Running Coach’s Corner

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