Hydration Packs

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    Jul 05, 2012 4:41 AM GMT
    I am soon running a rugged mountain race(35km) with an elevation gain of 1350m.

    A hydration pack is mandatory so bought one and the stupid thing bounces. Mine just has a chest strap. I'll go crazy having to run with this thing.

    Has anyone tried the packs with chest and waist belts? Did this aleviate bouncing?
  • LJay

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    Jul 05, 2012 5:04 AM GMT
    Get what looks to be the best choice, probably one with two belts, but enough flexibility to not restrict you, from an outfit that will guarantee a refund if not satisfactory. REI will definitely do that.
  • mybud

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    Jul 29, 2012 11:30 PM GMT
    look into a camel hydration back pack...problem solved....
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    Jul 30, 2012 12:07 AM GMT
    Try these from CamelBak for running:


    They offer a number of different styles for runners, including simple fanny packs. This lumbar version is supposed to be very stable with a waist belt and 2 chest straps, and has good capacity.