Gear Review: Hydration Units For Runners

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Jul. 26, 2011
  • Updated Mar. 15, 2012 at 5:10 PM UTC

This piece originally appeared in the April issue of Competitor Magazine.

Written by: Jeff Banowetz

Runners know the importance of hydration, but they soon discover another universal truth—water is heavy. The joke about 16-ounce curls rings a bit truer when that weight is sloshing on your body mile after mile. But options abound to help you carry that weight. Check out these five options to help you stay hydrated on the run this summer.

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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