Longer days and bigger adventures can be more gear intensive. The right-sized pack can help carry all you need for your intended objective from jackets to extra water and nutrition. Be prepared for your day with the right equipment and carry it all conveniently on your back or go fast 'n light with a simple running belt.
Naked® Sports Innovations has earned a reputation and cult following among ultra-runners and other endurance athletes alike for creating a unique range of products and perhaps at the top of that list is the Naked® Running Band. This band comprises of three tube-style pockets for the potential to carry 2+ liters of hydration and is constructed from Naked® Exopower mesh which has imp..
Have you ever gone on a run where you didn’t have enough stuff to warrant a pack but didn’t think stuffing your pockets with water bottles was a good idea either? Cue the Flask Belt. It will carry everything you need and nothing you don’t. Two external pockets accommodate your Dynafit Flasks and two zip pockets store keys, goos, food, gloves, and other small items you’ll want to ha..
Not all runs require voluminous packs, ergo the CAMP Ergo Belt makes way more sense when the mileage is in the single digits. This comfortable belt is lightweight, simple, and capable of bringing just the essentials - such as two soft flasks. Which is convenient because they're included with the belt (300ml and 600ml). Constructed out of hyperlight ripstop nylon, you can expect it ..
Sometimes you just don't need a running vest or pack, it's just empty space going along for a ride. Why not consolidate and simplify with Dynafit's Alpine Running belt? 3 pockets can hold flasks, nutrition, gloves, or a compact wind layer. Colored pull tabs on each pocket make accessing your gear, hydration, or fuel a snap on the go. As much fun as it is to stick yourself with mult..
Not every run is an expedition that requires a bulky hydration pack. Keep it minimalistic with the comfortable Ultimate Direction Utility Belt. Four pockets on a stretchy mesh material allow you to carry what you need - such as water, phone, keys, and nutrition - without any bounce or jostling. Silicone-printed elastic straps even allow you to stash the poles when they’re not being..
So, you have finally converted to running with poles. It's about time! However, that begs the question, what to do with your poles when snacking, layering, or moving through terrain where you do not want them? Go for the weird armpit tuck? Lucky for you, Leki has a solution. The Leki Trail Running Pole Belt is the perfect place to stash poles when needed. Keeping poles tucked safel..
USWE understands that having your running vest bounce all over the place as you send it down your favorite trail is exceptionally annoying. To combat this dreaded "bounce" they created their "No Dancing Monkey Vest System," technology, which, thankfully, is as effective as it is oddly named. The USWE Pace 2 is minimalistic, highly breathable, lightweight, and still feature-filled. ..
Grandeur Peak is a popular 4.4-mile out-and-back on the edge of Salt Lake City, offering a vertical kilometer of climbing on its well-worn trails. Though it's a short distance, the effort involved typically requires bringing along some supplies. It's for quick occasions like this that the minimalist Trail Force 2 was invented. On the shoulder straps are two zippered pockets intende..
One...two...three...go! Yeah, 3 is the magic number for "go-time" which is probably why Dynafit's Vert 3 pack is so darn fast. If you're not a fuel belt kind of person, this pack has the right amount of space to keep you well-fed and hydrated on those shorter outings. The fit is snug like a glove, and comfy like a Snuggy. Two soft flask sleeves paired with two hip pockets keep what..
In a running vest, size is critical. Too baggy, and you risk stroopwafel shaped bruises from the contents of your pack bouncing off your lumbar for miles on end. Too tight, and you won’t be taking a full breath. Black Diamond has tackled this issue with 3 different sizes in their new Distance 4 vest. This second generation running vest also has first class accommodations thanks to ..
A well made running vest should feel like a seamless addition to any run. So comfortable you forget it is there, and pockets strategically placed to keep everything in arms reach. With the Women’s Distance 4 Vest, Black Diamond sought to accomplish all of the above. Sporting a Women’s specific fit as well as a suspension system made from stretchy and comfortable self-bound stretch ..
Here at SkyRun, we're partial to any product with the word 'Sky' in it. The word conjures images of intrepid mountain runners silhouetted against an azure background. Ahh, bliss. The Sky 4 Vest does little to dispel these associations, built as it is for runners demanding ultimate lightness and breathability. Four liters may not sound like much carrying capacity, but it does allow ..
Five liters is the perfect size for a running vest. It could be argued it is also the perfect size for a tub of ice cream, but that's a whole different conversation. When Kilian Jornet set out to create the best running gear available, the NNormal Race Pack was born! Inspired by athletes, the biggest request from the NNormal running crew was, "no bounce!" With that in mind, the eng..
Sweet pack, wanna run? Salomon has put together a running pack so perfect, that even Nostradamus couldn't have predicted its success. Their Sense 5 Pro running pack starts with the SensiFit™ construction. Made of soft stretch fabric, you know this vest will stay close to your body - the Kevin Costner to your Whitney Houston. At your next ultra-marathon, save time on the trail and a..
Whether it's your first or 50th ultra-race, you'll appreciate everything Salomon's Sense Pro 5 running pack has to offer. This pack truly is women's specific, not just a smaller version of the unisex pack. Avoiding pressure points is key to long-term comfort so this pack has an optimized women’s fit that includes more space around the chest. Lower front pockets along with two trian..
CAMP consulted with Italian skyrunners Giuditta Turini and Franco Collé in updating the Trail Force 5, a sleek pack built for skyrun races and quick strikes in the mountains. The TF5 2.0 drops weight from its predecessor, yet maintains enough material to prevent the pack from shifting around when taken out on a run. This version is built with soft edging, so it's less likely to cha..
CAMP is a legendary Italian gear maker known for their crazy-lightweight yet functional products for climbers, skiers, mountaineers, and ski mountaineers. So are we surprised to find out that CAMP’s trail running vest is every bit as stellar as the rest of CAMP’s lineup? Not in the least, but we’re still excited to carry the form-fitting CAMP Trail Force 5 for demanding, speedy tra..
In some cultures, the number "7" is considered auspicious. In trail running culture, the number "6" is considered spot on, well, when attached to the volume a pack can carry. Dynafit has hit that sweet spot with their Sky 6 running pack. Ultra-races are no joke, especially when the space between aid stations is large and your pace may have slackened a touch. It's nice knowing you h..
USWE seems to have been inspired by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Not unlike the shell of a tortoise, the USWE Pace 8 running vest will stick to your back in a similar manner. The bonus is that you have the option to remove it after a long day on the trail. Utilizing USWE's No Dancing Monkey Vest System the goal is to eliminate bounce as you send it uphill, downhill, sidehill, ..
The Dynafit Alpine 9 unisex Backpack is the perfect training partner. With space for long runs, yet light enough for short jaunts, this pack is loaded with essential features. Two mesh pockets and one side zip will carry any fueling strategy that you can dream up. Also, this pack will keep you hydrated with capacity for two 500ml soft flasks, and two 250ml soft flasks. Alternativel..
The Trail Force 10 is back with some cool updates geared toward total comfort and usability. Every inch of this pack is bursting with Easter eggs, making the 10-liter a great Goldilocks size for bringing along a fuller gear collection on your runs. The upper material is a two-way compression stretch fabric that shrink-wraps its carrying contents to minimize movement, while the shou..
Maybe if you had access to a magic crystal ball or Miss Cleo on speed dial, you’d be more certain about what gear you’d need for tomorrow’s all day running adventure. But assuming you don’t (or do you?!), the CAMP Trail Force 10 gives you more space to bring those extra pieces of gear, water, and nutrition. And despite the bigger carrying capacity the Trail Force 10 is every bit as..
Remember that time you worked hard to break your own personal best on a competitive trail? That’s how the Ultimate Direction designers must feel with the fifth generation of the Ultra Vest. Always tinkering and adjusting, this version is even more comfortable for logging big days on neverending trails and faraway peaks. Now lighter, more durable, and featuring the latest Comfort Ci..
Ultimate Direction is known for harnessing the skills of its female designers to create the first women's-specific hydration vest. Now several generations later, it should come as no surprise that their Ultra Vesta still leads the industry in comfort and usefulness for female athletes, thanks to its women’s specific shaping. At just over 10 liters of storage, the Ultra Vesta is the..
If you're going the full distance of any ultramarathon, or just out for a "mere" 26.2 miles, you'll need to come prepared. When aid stations are sparse, or your unsupported FKT attempt is looming, you can depend on the Ultra 12 running pack from Dynafit to be your trusty companion. Numerous front stretch pockets and three overlapping back pockets keep your gear collection on hand w..
Being an endurance athlete shouldn’t refer to enduring hunger, thirst, or inadequate gear. Dynafit's Enduro 12 2.0 pack hits the sweet spot that allows you to bring along everything you need to keep you in tip-top shape throughout the run. Lightweight materials, ergonomic fit, and smart design features prove that Dynafit listened to long-distance athletes when creating the Enduro 1..
This one is for all-out assaults on the mountains. The Ultimate Direction Adventure Vest is your partner in crime as you explore parts unknown and need a vest that can keep you going from dawn to dusk. With 17 liters of carrying capacity, the only thing stopping you is yourself. You have ample room to pack for the unexpected so include everything you may or may not need - food, ext..
Maximum capacity for maximum output. The Ultimate Direction Adventure Vesta is there for you as you dash through pines, charge up mountainsides, scramble ridges, and eventually gain a well-earned summit. At 16.5 liters, the Adventure Vesta is eager to carry all the gear you need for a full day of crushing - including food, water, extra layers, GPS units, spikes, or whatever else yo..
The Trail Force 20 is an offering from CAMP geared towards multi-day races where a smaller pack won't cut it. Long gone are the days when packs simply consisted of a pouch with a couple of dividers to keep your stuff generally sorted. Now, CAMP references principles of anterior/posterior balance, compression, and interior/exterior pocket allocation in their quest for an organized b..
Spring has sprung, summer is upon us, fall has fallen. It's time to explore on foot and the more trail you cover, the more you see! Ultimate Direction's All Mountain pack is ready for a really full day, or a few days of fastpacking through your local mountains, deserts, forests, or a sea side saunter. Simple in design and feature filled at the same time, this pack can carry lots an..
For those not-so-short runs but not quite waaaaay-out-there long adventures, the Dynafit Vert 6 pack has got your back. It’s perfectly sized for those outings where you definitely need snacks, water, small valuables, and a jacket. However, thanks to Dynafit’s use of an elastic stretch fabric, you can also get away with stuffing a few more items than you’d expect from a pack of this..
You love your Sense Pro 5 pack from Salomon, you love your running poles, now how to get the two together? Simply attach a Custom Quiver pole carry from Salomon to your pack and away you go! The large opening makes for quick and efficient storage, so you won't miss a beat, a step, a stride, or a moment of time as you zero in on a PR, or just make that next time cutoff. An easily ac..