Funnily enough I got a Camelbak Octane XCT earlier this week and took it out for the first time today. It has it's problems, but so far I think I prefer it to other water-carrying equipment. I'm not sure if it would have enough space for your gear though. The other running-specific Camelbak is the Octane LR, which as far as I know has more gear space.
I spent ages looking around for the cheapest place to get it and the best I found was Merlin Cycles: if you create an account you get an automatic 10% discount. If Merlin don't have what you want try Wiggle: they seem to be highly reccommended and have an offer code on the front page that'll give you a total of 15% discount (that's 15% total though, so if something is already discounted by 10% you'll only get another 5% off it).
My advice above all would be to try the pack on before you buy it. Everybody's back is a different shape and half the battle is finding one that suits you. Try to find a shop with a good selection and have a play around.
Above all never use anything in an ultra that you have not tested on a 20 mile training run, whether it is a pack, footwear, clothing or nutritional product.
My personal weapon of choice is the camelback octane 18, an I have friends who have got on well with packs from Inov8, Tera Novan and OMM.
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