Nathan Race Hydration Vests

Anyone who likes the concept of the UD Signature Series should also consider the latest offering from The Ultramarathon Running Store, Nathan Race Hydration Vests.

Keith from The Ultramarathon Running Store describes the vests as “a flexible, bomb proof, adjustable alternative” to the UD Signature Series. Every detail in Nathan’s Vapor Series of hydration vests works in harmony with the human body in motion. From the Ergological™ fit to the expert craftmanship, the Vapor Series vests represents state-of-the-art high-performance hydration and storage for serious athletes.

Nathan Sports describes the Vapor Series Hydration System as “our ultimate combination of storage, comfort, and performance for those who sweat the details”. The vests come in male (VaporWrap) and female (VaporShape) variants.

A sculpted fit and moisture-wicking fabrication give you all-day, chafe-free comfort and performance. Specialized, adjustable compartmentalization.

  • UTMB-capable with expandable cargo space
  • Insulated bladder pocket keeps water cooler, longer
  • Ergo-Response System keeps water and gear close to the body for maximum no-bounce comfort
  • Secret center back pocket holds ice pack for added body cooling

VaporWrap

Nathan Race Hydration Vest: VaporWrap (including 2L Hydrapak bladder). UTMB capable body-mapped adventure vest with max storage and Bladder Control System™ for serious athletes.

The Nathan VaporWrap Men’s 2 Litre Race Vest has a sculpted body-mapped design shape & fit for a stable bounce-free/smooth ride and on-the-fly adjustability. Load is balanced evenly reducing shoulder pressure points and allowing chafe-free comfort with a full range of motion.

VaporWrap Design

  • Body-mapped, Ergolocical™ fit, designed to move with you
  • Highly breathable, soft-touch, moisture wicking fabric gives all-day, chafe-free comfort and performance
  • 3D Cooling Channel™ with hidden back ice-pack pocket allows you to regulate your body temperature
  • Bladder Control System™ dynamically adjusts to pull fluid contents closer to the body for slosh-reduction and a stable, bounce-free ride

Features (Front)

  • Two angled 22oz bottle pocket pouches (allowing natural arm swing)
  • Dual V-chest strap (sliding)
  • Bladder Control System™ draw cords
  • Removable pocket (fits iPhone with case)
  • Large zippered pocket
  • Small water resistant pill pocket (with velcro closure)
  • Adjustable magnetic clip to keep bladder hose in place
  • 3D Cooling Channel™
  • Emergency whistle
  • Hidden ice-pack pocket

Features (Back)

  • 360 degree reflectivity for runs that last from dusk to dawn
  • Gusseted side zipper pockets
  • Removable shock cords for external storage
  • Three trekking pole attachment points
  • Open top insulated bladder sleeve compartment
  • 2L Hydrapak bladder as standard
  • Large size expandable back mesh zipper (vertical) pocket
  • Medium size external mesh zipper (horizontal) pocket
  • Haul loop

Specifications

  • Volume Capacity: 6.55L
  • Fluid Capacity: 2L bladder (and pockets for 2 x 22 oz. bottles)
  • Height: 40.5 cm / 16 in.
  • Width: 21 cm / 8.25 in.
  • Weight: 652 grams
  • Colour: Nathan Grey

Sizing at ribcage (Men)

  • S/M: 30.5-33.5in. / 78-85cm
  • L/XL: 33.5in. + / 85cm +

Note: Measure wearing the clothes you intend to wear. Size down if in-between sizes.

“2 Liters of Hydration, tons of packing space, and one of the most comfortable riding vests we’ve ever tested. Nathan’s been killing it lately.”

VaporShape

Nathan Race Hydration Vest: VaporShape (including 2L Hydrapak bladder). Women’s UTMB capable body-mapped adventure vest with max storage and Bladder Control System™ for serious athletes.

The Nathan VaporShape Women’s specific 2 Litre Race Vest has a sculpted body-mapped design shape & fit for a stable bounce-free/smooth ride and on-the-fly adjustability. Load is balanced evenly reducing shoulder pressure points and allowing chafe-free comfort with a full range of motion.

VaporWrap Design

  • Body-mapped, Ergolocical™ fit, designed to move with you
  • Highly breathable, soft-touch, moisture wicking fabric gives all-day, chafe-free comfort and performance
  • 3D Cooling Channel™ with hidden back ice-pack pocket allows you to regulate your body temperature
  • Bladder Control System™ dynamically adjusts to pull fluid contents closer to the body for slosh-reduction and a stable, bounce-free ride

Features (Front)

  • Single angled 22oz bottle pocket pouch (allowing natural arm swing)
  • Single V-chest sternum strap (sliding) and single rib cage strap
  • Bladder Control System™ draw cords
  • Large zippered pocket with external open mesh pocket
  • Small water resistant pill pocket (with velcro closure)
  • Adjustable magnetic clip to keep bladder hose in place
  • 3D Cooling Channel™
  • Emergency whistle
  • Hidden ice-pack pocket

Features (Back)

  • 360 degree reflectivity for runs that last from dusk to dawn
  • Gusseted side zipper pockets
  • Removable shock cords for external storage
  • Three trekking pole attachment points
  • Open top insulated bladder sleeve compartment
  • 2L Hydrapak bladder as standard
  • Large top-load expandable mesh zipper pocket
  • Internal zipper pocket
  • Haul loop

Specifications

  • Volume Capacity: 6.55L
  • Fluid Capacity: 2L bladder (and pocket for 22 oz. bottle)
  • Weight: 567 grams
  • Height: 39.5 cm / 15.5 in.
  • Width: 21 cm / 8.25 in
  • Colour: Nathan Orange/White

Sizing At Ribcage (Women)

  • S/M: 28-31in. / 71-79cm
  • L/XL: 31in. + / 79cm +

Note: Measure wearing the clothes you intend to wear. Size down if in-between sizes.