First Look: VaporMag 2.5L Hydration Vest from Nathan
Well designed, this hydration vest limits bounce and has plenty of easy-access storage.
First Look: Raidlight Responsiv 10L Race Vest
Our Trail Tested review of the Responsiv 10L by Raidlight. A well-balanced new running vest, complete with integrated 20-ounce soft bottles.
First Look: Patagonia Fore Runner Vest
Patagonia's trail-running pack is comfortable, limits bounce and stays dry
Trail Tested: VaporKrar Waistpak by Nathan
Trail Tested—trail-running gear that's been tested over at least 50 miles.
First Look: Orange Mud Gear Vest 2L V2.0
The 2.0 version of the Orange Mud Gear Vest has innovative nutrition storage, snug hydration pockets and posterior shock cords.
Trail Tested: UltrAspire Momentum Hydration Vest
Trail Runner’s comprehensive review of choice running gear by our professional testers.
5 Women’s-Specific Running Vests Reviewed
These designs are about more than just small sizes and pink zippers.
Hydration Pack Hygiene
How to keep your hydration bladders clean and bacteria free … and what to do when that plan doesn’t work
Raidlight Responsiv 10L Race VestRaidlight Responsiv 10L Race Vest + Two 600 ml Eazyflasks Weight: 7.4 oz Available in XS, S/M, L/XL Price: $169.95 The Raidlight Responsiv 10L Race Vest, though it shares many features with other modern … Continue reading "First Look: Raidlight Responsiv 10L Race Vest"
Patagonia Fore Runner VestPatagonia Fore Runner Vest Price: $129 Capacity: 10L Weight: 11 oz including 2L bladder Patagonia totally nailed this running pack. The fabric of the Fore Runner is light and appears durable, with a polyurethane and … Continue reading "First Look: Patagonia Fore Runner Vest"
VaporKrar Waistpak by NathanNathan VaporKrar WaistPak Price: $60 Weight: 4.5oz [with flask], 2.1oz [without flask] For distances between 12 and 20 miles, many runners employ a handheld bottle(s), then switch over to a hydration vest for longer efforts—typically because … Continue reading "Trail Tested: VaporKrar Waistpak by Nathan"
Orange Mud Gear Vest 2L V2.0Orange Mud Hydration/Gear Vest 2L 2.0 Weight: 8.9 oz (without bladder); 43.9 oz (with full bladder) Price: $110 The Orange Mud Gear Vest 2L has a lot of great features working in its favor: innovative nutrition storage, … Continue reading "First Look: Orange Mud Gear Vest 2L V2.0"
UltrAspire Momentum Hydration VestUltrAspire Momentum Hydration Vest Weight: 7.2 oz Price: $79.95 First Impressions: Upon receiving the UltrAspire Momentum Hydration Vest, my first thought was, “Woah—this is light and has very little structure.” To give an idea of … Continue reading "Trail Tested: UltrAspire Momentum Hydration Vest"
5 Women’s-Specific Running Vests ReviewedTrying to fit water bottles and gels into chest straps that weren’t designed to fit over “the girls” is like trying to button your jeans after Thanksgiving dinner: difficult and just plain awkward. Thankfully, women’s-specific … Continue reading "5 Women’s-Specific Running Vests Reviewed"
Hydration Pack HygieneComing home from a run with a half-full hydration bladder is like coming home from school when you were a kid. You dump your bag by the front door and head straight for the refrigerator, … Continue reading "Hydration Pack Hygiene"
6 Race-Ready Vests, ReviewedThese light and fast race vests carry the water and supplies you need to go far, fast... Continue reading6 Race-Ready Vests, Reviewed
Camelbak Circuit Race Vest9.5 oz / $85... Continue readingCamelbak Circuit Race Vest
Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest 2.011.0 oz / $130... Continue readingUltimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest 2.0