Some of the best fun to be had is sharing a run with your dog. 

We want to share the best gear to enjoy a run that is fun, comfortable, and safe for both you and your dog.

This review showcases the best 2013 hydration vest, the best dog hydration back pack and harness...and the absolute best Women's Running skirt on the market.

The Best Adventure Gear For Your Dog:

This is the Best Dog Backpack on the market.

Palisades II Dog Hydration Backpack & harness 


Designed with your dog's comfort in mind.

Key features define this dog pack:

  1. Removable Saddle Bags & Load Compression straps 
  2. No Pull Harness can be used separately (2 in 1 value)
  3. Ergonomically designed Harness Safely Stabilizes Load 
  4. Includes 2 Water Bladders (1 Liter each)
  5. Reflective piping for extra visibility in low light

Integrated water bladders keep your dog hydrated in dry conditions.  

You dog should carry no more than 25 - 30% of their body weight in their dog pack.

The Best 2013 Running Gear for You

(your wife, partner, or your girlfriend, or friend!)

Gym Girl Ultra Running Skirt is rated the Best Women's Running Skirt by Outside Magazine...with a longer length skirt it is the most flattering running skirt on the market. $65 & worth it! The extra length is great if want some extra coverage when you run. The inner shorts are also 1-3 inches longer than most running skirts. The gym girl ultra moves with you and very comfortable. We just tested these on a 20 mile training run and they worked perfectly. No chafing. No riding up...It is a good looking running skirt with no chub Rub! Ha! That's important.



  • Built-in no-creep Shorties made from semi-compression mesh with 5” inseam. Perfect thigh placement. 
  • The under Shorts under the skirt are 1-3 inches longer than most 
  • Semi-Compression Mesh fabrics in the undershort provide good support and stay in place
  • Skirt length (size medium): 13.5 inches in front; Longer in the back to account for your bootie...14.5 inches in back
  • 100% polyester Under Skirt Liner moisture wicking management
  • Two hidden pockets in the shorties carry nutrition, music players and more
  • Music Port on right side just under waistband for media player cord management
  • #1 Seller: runners world Magazine top rated running Skirt
  • Designed by a female triathlete & Made for women
  • Check out their store on Pearl Street in Boulder Colorado or shop online
  • Sign up for their newsletter and get a coupon code for 20% off Skirt Sports current Coupon Code = THANKS20

Ultra Spire Surge Review for women: running Hydration Vest/pack


The Ultraspire Surge is perfect for trail or road running when you need to carry water & snacks. It is especially nice if you train in a hot, humid climate and prefer to carry a lot of water. The ultra spire surge is one of the best designed hydration vest / packs on the market.  Krissy Moehl is a top runner pictured above and she helped design it & she highly recommends this pack for fit, function. It is the best designed hydration pack for women. We took her advice and we agree!

Whether you are heading out on a 5 mile run or a 25 mile run...this vest is ultra-light and perfect to push yourself to the next level without compromising comfort or your necessities.

  • Designed and tested by top ultra runners
  • Hands free hydration: 2 L hydration reservoir (easy to clean)
  • Zero Pressure Points
  • Zero Chafing
  • Strap placements do not get in the way of female anatomy
  • Unique compression straps distribute weight of water and limit bounce
  • Water does not is strapped in and held down thanks to extra design details and construction geometry
  • Pack sits up higher on your back so the weight of the water is built in a 
  • Lightweight sweat proof webbing
  • Several pockets stash lightweight apparel and nutrition
  • Easy Access Waterproof magnetic pocket for electrolyte capsules
  • Big zipper-pulls for easy access with gloves on
  • 20% off coupon Code for Ultra Spire Surge or any Ultra Spire order Coupon Code = 9FUbzvTj