Running Backpacks

When you are out on the trail or road running, it’s nice to be able to take some belongings with you while you train. You might even have to hike to a location before you start running so you want to bring a few things. This is where a running backpack comes in handy. To be able to bring your belongings and water in a bag that is made to sit on your back comfortably while you run.

Because running is so popular, there are many manufacturers in this space and therefore, a great deal of products to choose from. With all the options out there, we wanted to try and help by listing some of the best running backpacks of the year. We hope this list of highly rated running backpacks will help you to narrow down your search.

Chameleon Hydration Backpack

The Chameleon Hydration Backpack is a product that is brought to you by the company Chameleon Sports. This backpack is perfect for those who go on long hikes or take their daily runs. Coming fully equipped with a camel water bag, you will be able to comfortably store up to 2-liters worth of liquids. This pack is lightweight and has padding on the shoulder straps and back to make sure that you will be able to carry your belongings for hours on end. With adjustable straps and waist straps, you will be able to custom fit your backpack to however you desire. Weighing only 14 ounces, this backpack is lightweight yet extremely durable, lasting a lifetime of use.


– Equipped with a 2-liter camel water bag
– Adjustable straps for custom fit
– Chest straps as well as waist straps
– Padded straps and back
– Lightweight and made with ripstop material

Running Bag Max Hydration Backpack With 2L Bladder

The Running Bag Max Hydration Backpack With 2L Bladder is a product that is brought to you by the company RunningBagMax. This backpack is perfect to bring with you for your daily hikes or jogs/runs. Coming fully equipped with a camel water bag that will hold up to 2 liters of any liquid, you will not have to worry about losing any water in this leak proof bag. Instead of having to hold and carry a water bottle with you throughout your workout, you will be hands free with this backpack, being able to suck any water out of the tube as you may like without having to stop. This backpack is roomy as well, with 2 side pockets that will carry any extra items such as food rations, cell phone, maps, or extra clothing.


– Equipped with a 2 liter camel water bag
– Will hold plenty of items, with an extra 2 side pockets for extra belongings
– Lightweight and durable material will last for a lifetime of use
– Easy to use mouth valve for instant water access hands free
– Insulated water bag keeps liquid warm or cold

TRIWONDER Hydration Pack Backpack 5.5L

The TRIWONDER Hydration Pack Backpack 5.5L is a product that is brought to you by the company TRIWONDER. This pack is perfect for anyone that goes for a daily run or participates in marathons. Coming equipped with a 5.5 liter camel water bag, you will be able to store any liquid you please without running out quickly. Not only does it have a camel water bag, it comes with complimentary water bottles you can easily store inside the pack in case you run out of the other water source. Being extremely lightweight, you will forget the pack is there. With a mesh padded material on the shoulders and back, this breathable material will keep your covered areas cool and dry. Coming in multiple different colors, choose the pack that best suits you.


– Made with waterproof material to keep items inside dry if raining
– Acts as both a backpack and a vest
– Comes with 5.5 liter camel water bag
– Lightweight and very durable, will last for a lifetime of use
– Perfect for marathon runs and hiking

Gear Best Running Backpack

The Gear Beast Running Backpack is a product that is brought to you by the company Gear Beast. This backpack doubles as a vest as well and is specifically designed to wear while you go for jogs, runs, hikes, or bicycling. With adjustable shoulder straps and waist straps, you will be able to custom fit this pack with ease. Not only does this pack carry mostly an item you will need to take with you, it has a special pocket designed to fit any cell phone you may have. This pack is made with a waterproof material that is both lightweight and durable. Hold water bottles and other belongings inside of the big pouch on this pack.


– Special cell phone pocket
– Lightweight and durable material
– Waterproof
– Sweat resistant keeping your body cool and dry
– Adjustable shoulder straps and waist straps for customized fit
– Perfect for running, jogging, or any other vigorous activity

Osprey Packs Daylite Daypack

The Osprey Packs Daylite Daypack is a product that is brought to you by the company Osprey. This backpack is a perfect fit for anyone that goes out on long hikes or even goes for light jogs and runs. With a large storage compartment, you will virtually be able to hold any items or belongings you may need to bring with you, this includes water bottles in which is highly suggested to bring if you are planning a day of hiking or going out for a run. With a mesh cut back panel that is fully padded, you will be able to carry this pack for miles without becoming exhausted or having the pack be overbearing. The material is very durable and will not rip or tear easily, lasting you years and years of use.


– Will store whatever belongings you may need with you, including water bottles
– Tough and durable material will not puncture or rip easily
– Lightweight with adjustable shoulder and waist straps for a custom fit
– Mesh covered and padded back panels for comfort and breathability
– Front pocket for smaller items