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Joined: 01 Jul 2012
Posts: 1
Oregon, United States
Posted: Sun 01 Jul 2012 09:07 pm GMT   topTop
What hydration systems have worked for you, if you're a super small runner (I'm 5' and 100lbs)? I'm not opposed to anything at this point except carrying the normal sized water bottles :)
Joined: 13 Aug 2012
Posts: 1
Wyoming, United States
Posted: Mon 13 Aug 2012 03:25 pm GMT   topTop
Try the UltraSpire Surge. I've used mine for the past 4 months and really like the fit and function. I'm 5'6" and 140lbs. A friend is 5"1" (or so) and really likes hers. They seem to have a broad range of adjustments. I've used various CamelBak packs in the past but wanted a "vest" type of hydration system.
Joined: 26 Sep 2012
Posts: 3
California, United States
Posted: Wed 26 Sep 2012 09:49 pm GMT   topTop
Checkout our hydration pack at www.orangemud.com. My wife is very similar to your size and we've made this pack for the very small framed person and up!
Joined: 19 Jul 2009
Posts: 66
Christchurch, New Zealand
Posted: Sat 30 Mar 2013 09:29 pm GMT   topTop
That pack sounds cool, I'm about 135lb and 5'8" and have been using KoleGear hydration packs for the last few years. Work well for the smaller runner. I still carry a hand bottle as well on my long runs though, probably force of habit now haha.
Joined: 24 May 2013
Posts: 6
California, United States
Posted: Fri 24 May 2013 06:47 am GMT   topTop
I love my Nathan vapor wrap. It comes in two sizes so it might be a good fit for you. I wrote a detailed review of it recently http://dirtruns.com/nathan-vapor-wrap-2l-review/
Joined: 20 May 2013
Posts: 7
Tennessee, United States
Posted: Wed 29 May 2013 02:20 pm GMT   topTop
+1 on the UltraSpire Surge. Lots of adjustments for all size runners, lots of well thought out features, solid build quality and comfortable for those long runs.