还有的是在过去的几年中运行背心和水袋的爆炸。Not only does that mean there are more options, but they’re also more comfortable and functional than ever before. Improved designs have led to less bounce and chafing, and more comfort mile after mile.
From mountainous Colorado trails to the wilds of New Zealand, we’ve put a lot of miles on hydration vests. We tested for overall comfort, capacity, fit, and ease of use. And while there isn’t a single hydration pack that will work for every person, we’ve included a variety of options to fit your style of running.
The Best Running Hydration Packs & Vests
Comfort is a top consideration in a running vest, and it’s where the Advanced Skin 12 Set excels. The vest rides almost unnoticed, hugging the back, shoulders, and chest. It doesn’t bounce, even when loaded with a full pack of gear, water, and food. One of our editors ranthe Leadville 100它与零擦伤。
Best for:When you need to maximize comfort while carrying gear and water
Anyone who runs in hot climates will appreciate this breathable vest. At just 12.2 ounces, this pack won’t weigh you down. But it’s big enough to hold all the race-day necessities. It comes with a 2L hydration bladder, and the front storage pockets can easily fit 22-ounce soft flasks (sold separately).
Our testers didn’t have any problems with chafing and appreciated the breathable, mesh-like fabric. The two adjustment points allowed us to get a custom fit, which will minimize the dreaded pack bounce. Side toggles allow you to carry trekking poles, and the back kangaroo pocket is perfect for easily stashing an extra layer.
Best for:Going light and fast
乍一看,这种承载能力的样子to be rather small, but we were pleasantly surprised how easily and comfortably it fit emergency gear, snacks, and water. The material is a little on the abrasive side, so we wouldn’t recommend going shirtless. But it has shown no signs of wear after 6 months of intense use, which makes this a quality investment.
Best for:Going light and fast, runs where you don’t need a lot of extra gear
And both our male and female testers were able to get a comfortable, no-bounce fit thanks to the variety of adjustment straps. The double front clips are adjustable and helped hold everything in place, even with a full bladder. Speaking of which, this hydration vest comes with Osprey’s unique “Hydraulics” reservoir. The streamlined design allows for easy loading, and we like that it lays flat in the pack.
齿轮capacity:1.5 L (M/L)
包装完整的长时间或光和fast. GearJunkie editor Chelsey Magness and her adventure race team have been using this ultralight pack for the last couple of years for short training runs and adventure races around the world.
The vest is easy to adjust, and the main compartment can accommodate a surprising amount of gear. In regards to water carrying capacity, it accommodates a 2L bladder and comes with two 500mL flasks and a speed cup.
How to Choose a Hydration Pack for Running
With this vision in mind, read on for four important hydration vest considerations.
Capacity: Water & Gear
对于女性来说，你不仅需要确保长度和周长躯干是正确的，但也一定要采取胸围大小考虑进去。在女性专用VaporAiressoffers two adjustment points for an easy fit, and our female testers were pleased with the overall fit.
Extra features can make the difference between an OK vest and an awesome one. Depending on your running plans, look for extra pockets, reflective materials, and easy-to-use trekking pole-keepers.
Whatever pack you end up choosing, remember the goal is to get out and run. Use a vest to maximize comfort and hydration, and enjoy your time on the trail.