As the summer runs get longer (and hotter) I’ve picked up a new bit of gear to assist with the ever-present runner’s dilemma: hydration. I don’t think I need to write too many words on the subject of why water is important to … um … being alive, but certainly the effort of carrying enough fresh water (or other fluids that both fuel and hydrate) on a long distance run is a complex challenge for anyone who is out there on the trails. Water, of course, is heavy and clumsy. A bottle in the hand is something that needs to be carried, balanced, and on the trails two free hands are more useful than one might realize. On a short…

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