I bought this running pack more for walking than running. However, from time to time I will jog or sprint with this on. As a career Soldier, I have run with all sorts of gear on in my life. I have never run with anything as stable and compact with no jostle or drag. Fabulous product.
Many passerby’s are interested in this pack as the see me go by or pass me. Many have not seen anything like it.
I don’t like that the draw strings on the front of the pack to tighten the two bottle fasteners open towards your neck. These could have easily been put towards the outside, to prevent chaffing while drawn.
The hydro pack for water is a great size. I usually use 100 oz, so adapting to only 68 ounces is something to work thru. The tension system to keep the water steady is great. I could have used exactly ONE more inch of distance in the hose. As it is I have to turn my head to he right Slightly to drink.
The pack should have a tension system to allow the pack to wear higher. The side straps only tighten the device, but there really isn’t a good means to rotate the pack to sit higher. This would take some redesign however. On this note, the shoulder width does not seem to adjust to fit. The side straps affect the chest size, but if your shoulders are not broad enough, the shoulder straps sit right above the shoulder ball and socket instead of the more comfortable portion of the shoulder between neck and shoulder.
The front straps are elastic and lose tension on the…