Reviews Summary


95% of the Camelbak Marathoner reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (79%)
Good (16%)
Average (1%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (2%)


Here's what the reviewers think about the Camelbak Marathoner:

Reviewers like these things about the Camelbak Marathoner

  • According to users, the material of the Camelbak Marathoner is robust.
  • Reviewers indicated that the bag is for runners who want a low-profile solution and minimalist storage.
  • Other users pointed out that it consists of a reservoir with an easy open-close cap.
  • They indicated that such reservoir is equipped with a quick link system.
  • They also mentioned that it has a center baffling and low-profile design.
  • Users noted that it is comfortable to carry.
  • Other users praised the fact that it has a pair of adjustable harnesses with cargo pockets.
  • According to most reviewers, it features an integrated reservoir compression.
  • Reviewers praised the fact that it has four exterior slip pockets and a zipper pocket.
  • They indicated the presence of an interior zipper pocket.
  • Other reviewers noted that the bag is designed to carry food, extra clothes, water bottles, and keys, among others.
  • Testers said that the bag has a lightweight design.
  • They also indicated that its quality is remarkable.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A user remarked that the front bottom strap is not able to be tightened more for a smaller frame.
  • Another user said that the bag is not recommended for women.



Rankings


vs Camelbak Bags

The Camelbak Marathoner ranks #9 compared with the other Camelbak bags.

Top 20% Camelbak bag

7Camelbak Phantom
4.49
Camelbak Phantom
8Camelbak Marathoner
4.41
Camelbak Marathoner
9Camelbak KUDU
4.40
Camelbak KUDU
10Camelbak Helena
4.36
Camelbak Helena
11Camelbak Ambush
4.35
Camelbak Ambush

vs All Bags

The Camelbak Marathoner ranks #158 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 10% bag

156Eagle Creek Pack It
4.41
Eagle Creek Pack It
157Camelbak Marathoner
4.41
Camelbak Marathoner
158Watershed Ocoee
4.41
Watershed Ocoee
159Coach Taylor
4.41
Coach Taylor
160Kipling Defea
4.41
Kipling Defea



Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Camelbak Marathoner vs 4 other, similar bags.

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Camelbak Marathoner vs Camelbak Circuit


Camelbak Marathoner
Camelbak Marathoner

4.41BEST
Based on 96 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price:


Camelbak Circuit
Camelbak Circuit

4.26
Based on 113 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price: $$

  • The Marathoner is rated a little bit better than the Circuit.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 209 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Circuit is available in these colors:
Green
Black
Red




Camelbak Marathoner vs Camelbak Classic


Camelbak Marathoner
Camelbak Marathoner

4.41BEST
Based on 96 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price:


Camelbak Classic
Camelbak Classic

4.11
Based on 858 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 0.8 oz
Price: $$

  • The Marathoner is rated a bit better than the Classic.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 954 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Classic is available in these colors:
Black
Red




Camelbak Marathoner vs Camelbak Dart


Camelbak Marathoner
Camelbak Marathoner

4.41BEST
Based on 96 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price:


Camelbak Dart
Camelbak Dart

3.99
Based on 23 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price:

  • The Marathoner is rated slightly better than the Dart.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 119 reviews of the two bags.

Only the Marathoner is available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Dart is available in these colors:
Purple
Black




Camelbak Marathoner vs Camelbak Ultra


Camelbak Marathoner
Camelbak Marathoner

4.41BEST
Based on 96 reviews
Capacity:
Weight:
Price:


Camelbak Ultra
Camelbak Ultra

3.26
Based on 78 reviews
Capacity: 8 l
Weight: 0.4-0.7 oz
Price: $$

  • The Marathoner is rated quite a lot better than the Ultra.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 174 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:
Blue

Only the Ultra is available in these colors:
Black
Red

Camelbak certainly understand what its customers want and it isn't afraid to go out of its way to make sure thy have it. The Ultra and Marathon are some of the finest hydration packs around and you'll notice the quality when you use them. The Marathoner is designed for prolonged use during outdoors activity. It's hydration system gives you water for as long as you're going to need outdoors. In contrast, the Ultra provides better ventilation overall that the Marathoner. It's an excellent choice for someone who might need some more comfort while cycling or running. Buy it if you absolutely need comfort while exercising.





Selected Reviews


Ultra 168

It would have been easy to try to copy what the likes of Salomon and UD have done and attempt to go all minimal’. That isn’t Camelbak and I respect and applaud them for that – they’re clearly opting for a certain segment of the market with this pack and focused on what they know they do well.

Posted 4 June 2014 by Dan - Read full review

Mtn Weekly

The CamelBak Marathoner vest functions better then any hydration pack we have tested. As soon as theses vest are available to the public don’t waste anytime, sprint to your nearest CamelBak dealer and pick one up, before you know it you’ll be out running marathons while praising CamelBak and staying hydrated at the same time.

Posted 12 October 2011 by Mike Hardaker - Read full review

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Last updated on February 10, 2019

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