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How to Deodorize Smelly Trail Runners

Mirazyme - Odor and Mildew Eliminator
Mirazyme – Odor and Mildew Eliminator

Do your trail runners or trail shoes smell like really bad breath?

Do your housemates make you keep them outside because they smell so overpowering, like Dog-sh*t?

Does the smell remain even after regular rinsing?

Do you own a separate pairs for work and socializing because the trail running/hiking pair can’t be worn in public?

All is not lost.

You can easily deodorize trail runners, trail shoes, hiking boots, or sandals using Mirazyme, a gentle deodorizing fungicide that removes bad smells and mildew without harming your shoes or weakening the glues and fabric that hold them together.

Simply add a 1/4 cap of  Mirazyme to a pail of water and let your footware soak for 15 minutes. Then air dry.

An 8 oz bottle will last for 32 applications.

No more smell.

No more dirty looks on public transportation.

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  1. Hi Phillip!
    I’ve got a pair of leather winter insulated hiking boots that I want to deodorize. I’ve heard conflicting things about whether it will harm the leather in boots to soak them as you described above in a solution of water and mirazyme. Have you done the soak for leather boots, and if so, did it damage the boots?
    Thanks for your help!

    • It won’t damage the boots. I used to get my leather boots wet right through all the time. But try wiping them down with a wet rag first to see if that helps with the smell.

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