Originally Posted by William Hunter
I run a lot of trails. I was never able to get comfortable with either the camelbak or the belts. In the end I've settled for hand helds (one or two depending on the distance). Some will complain about sore elbows/tendinitis...but most trail runners don't lift weights and have weak arms. I've never had a problem. YMMV
Same here. Packs tend to mess me up, but running with stuff in my hands is fine.