I hate holding a bottle while running. Always feel like it throws me out of balance. One in each hand is okay, but then it just feels like I'm needlessly lugging extra weight about.
I wear compression-style bra tops and tuck stuff down the front - usually my ipod nano, a gel or two and sometimes my inhaler. Once I got a weird boob blister from the edge of the gel packet chafing but generally I find it a great way to carry stuff...
Gavlar C wrote (see)
I have seen people with arm gel holdershttp://www.northernrunner.com/accessories-c145/belts-wallets-and-holders-c458/hilly-c459/arm-gel-carrier-c1045/hilly-neoprene-arm-gel-carrier-black-p819
I have seen people with arm gel holders
Thanks for that link, Gavlar! I've also been looking for an alternative to a gel belt - this looks pretty good.
At the moment, I use the storage pouch for my Montane running jacket - I can fit a small pack of tissues and several energy gels in but I don't really want to carry a pouch for a whole marathon ... the arm belt looks like a good alternative and will stop me feeling lop-sided!
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