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Behind every great trail run is a well-stocked rucksack. Of course, comfort and capacity need to be considered, but just as key is what you put it in it. Don’t worry though; Matt Maynard’s got your back


Do you remember that scene from Rambo, the one where he stops running through the jungle, begins searching through his rucksack then takes selfies during an extended break? No, of course you don’t. That’s not how Rambo rolled.

While trail running isn’t much like fighting in Hollywood Vietnam, the similar need for easily accessible kit, uninterrupted movement and obligatory use of headbands shouldn’t be underplayed. With a nod to military efficiency and time-saving techniques, this month we’re taking a look at rucksacks: from sizing, to packing, to nutrition. And if you still insist on keeping that phone handy, we’ll tell you how to stash that like a pro too.

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