SPIbelt Running Belt Review

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The SPIbelt Running Belt is a great choice for those who are looking for something small and comfortable. When you are heading out for a run and need to bring some essentials with you, a running belt becomes a handy tool. Some customers prefer not to throw their belongings in their pockets and opt for a product like this. You can easily store your cell phone, ID, credit cards, or cash.

The compact and no-bounce design ensures that you are going to stay comfortable throughout your run. The soft materials of the bag and the band won’t irritate your skin, which is always a bonus for runners. If you want small and comfortable, then this is perfect for you.

The running belt is durable, so you don’t have to worry about premature wear and tear when it comes to this product. Additionally, the SPIbelt Running Belt has an average price tag, so you aren’t going to spend an arm and a leg on the product.

Overall, most consumers are happy with their purchase. A lot of them would even recommend them to their fellow runners.

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros

Decent value

Comfortable for most

No-bounce design

Small and compact

Fun color options

Cons

Zipper breaks easily

Not comfortable for big waists

Versatility

When you are heading out for a run or any other kind of adventure, you will most likely need to bring some of your belongings along with you. Sometimes it is a good idea to carry your keys, cell phone, some cash or credit cards, and you ID. If you don't have pockets or don't like storing your things in them, then an armband or a running belt might be the right option for you.

The great thing about the SPIbelt Running Belt is that you can store all the necessities with you while you're out and about with no problems at all. Customers love the convenience and comfort they receive by wearing this band.

Of course, you aren't limited to leading an active lifestyle to take advantage of this great product. Some customers will opt to wear it while they are shopping to keep their cash close them. Other might choose to wear it while traveling and sightseeing, helping reduce the risk of being pickpocketed or having a purse stolen.

The pack is small and compact, so you can't store a lot of things in it. However, it will carry a large cell phone, cash, keys, and ID with ease. If you need something bigger for more storage then there are always other options. If you want comfortable and compact then this the perfect choice for you.

The possibilities of this belt are endless. No matter what you are doing or where you are going, you can keep the essentials close by with no worries.

Materials

The SPIbelt Running Belt is made out of spandex. This helps give you a durable and comfortable construction. The stretch in the materials helps keep your belongings stored snuggly and securely. The use of this fabric for storage makes then fanny pack perfect for jogging or any other type of sports.

The soft elastic band helps prevent chafing while you are running. Most consumers wear the belt over their athletic apparel, but when you're moving around sometimes your clothing moves with you, causing the belt to come into contact with your skin. If that happens, there are no problems. The soft material will not cause skin irritation and keep you feeling comfortable while you're on the go.

The belt snaps closed with a plastic buckle. This will ensure that your belonging are staying safe and secure and the pack stays around your waist where it supposed to.

User-Friendly

The SPIbelt Running Belt is super easy to use; it's barely an inconvenience. If you want simplicity, then this the perfect product fo you.

When storing your belongings in the belt, all you have to do is stack them with the largest item on the bottom. This is generally your cell phone. Once you have everything stacked you simply zip the pack up and around your items. The stretch of the spandex bag helps give you a snug fit that is perfect for your things while you are running. The no-bounce design helps keep you comfortable and your belongings secure.

Typically, customers will want to wear the fanny pack just below the waist. When putting it on all you have to do is wrap it around your waist and buckle it up. Adjusting it to fit around you is super easy as well.

Consumers can greatly appreciate the ease of use when wearing this product.

Style

The running belt has the look of a traditional fanny pack. It has a black band that wraps around your waist and hooks with a buckle. Attached to the band is a bag that comes in varying colors that can be used to store your belonging. The pack has a zip closure to keep everything safe and secure.

The belt comes in a variety of colors so you can choose one that best fits your style. Whether you want a simple color that blends in with the crown or you want a bright color that stands out, they have something that will work for you.

You can pick from anthracite with a black zipper, black with a black zipper, black with an orange zipper, black with a titanium zipper, black with a turquoise zipper, blue with a black zipper, black with a blue zipper, camo with a black zipper, pink with a black zipper, black with a pink zipper, lime with a black zipper, black with a lime zipper, multi polka dot with a black zipper, orange with a black zipper, light pink with a black zipper, black with a light pink zipper, black with a purple zipper, purple with a black zipper, rave with a black zipper, red with a black zipper, black with a red zipper, specially American flat with a blue zipper, or turquoise with a black zipper.

Regardless of the color or style that you choose, the blet has the logo, SPI, written on the band as well as a tag attached at the end of the zipper.

When you first get the product, don't let the look foot you. Since the pouch is made out of spandex, it will look like you have a small, tiny bag that wouldn't fit anything. Rest assured though; it will stretch to accommodate what you need.

Size

The SPIbelt Running Belt seems like it is going be too small when your first look at it, but don't let that fool you. You can fit a decent amount of stuff inside the pouch so you can take the essentials with you.

The bag can accommodate large cell phones, including but not limited to iPhone 6, iPhone 7, iPhone 8 and iPhone X, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S9, Nexus 6, and Galaxy Note 3. The pack can fit cell phones up to 6.5 inches long with ease. Anything bigger then that will not be able to sit in there comfortably.

In addition to your phone, there is enough room for your ID, credit cards, cash, a small snack, glucose gels, keys, earbuds, and/or other small items that you might need along the way. The bag can extend up 6.5x3x2 inches.

The fanny pack can easily fit consumers with a waist size of 24 through 47 inches. The adjustable band can accommodate most customers without a problem.

Comfort

According to most customers, the SPIbelt Running Belt is super comfortable. When you are spending time outside, being active, you are going to want to wear something that is going to be comfortable and no cause distraction. This product can give you everything that you are looking for.

The materials of the band and pouch are made to sit around your waist comfortably. The no-bounce design allows for less or no distractions. You can focus on the road ahead and no worry about the fanny pack.

Additionally, the product isn't going to cause skin irritation for most customers. Yes, you would typically wear the belt over your clothes so it won't come into contact with your skin. However, when you are moving and running your clothes can ride up, leaving the pack sitting along your skin if you aren't careful. There are also a handful of people who prefer to slip in on under their athletic apparel for extra safety. When this happens, you won't have to deal with the hassle of chafing and irritation, leaving you feeling great after your run.

All of that said, there are some consumers who stated that it doesn't sit as well as they'd like on those with bigger waistlines. It can fit around a waist up to 47 inches. However, the band has to stretch out significantly to do so, causing some discomfort.

Security

When you are heading out for a run or a shopping trip, you want to make sure that your belongings are safe and sound. Thankfully for most consumers, the SPIbelt Running Belt can make sure all of you things are secure. The small and snug fit of your belongings make sure that they are going to stay close to your body. The zip closure gives you the peace of mind knowing that your things will not fall out and spill all over the place.

When you place your essentials in the pack, you rest easy knowing that you will not lose your items. They aren't going to fall out or jostle all around, risking breaking, or other damage to your belongings.

Durability

When you are heading out for a run, you want to make sure your running belt is durable. You don't want to worry about being in the middle of a workout and having your bag rip or tear, sending your belongings falling to the ground.

For the most part, customers are satisfied with the overall durability of the bag. The spandex is strong enough to stretch around your things without tearing. Of course, if you are putting sharp objects into the bag, then you can accidentally rip a hole in it. As long as you are sticking to items like cards, keys, and phones, you should be fine.

The biggest problem with the pack comes from the zipper. There are a handful of customers who experienced the zipper breaking within the first couple of uses. It can be frustrating after spending your money on the product to have it become unusable so soon after the purchase. This isn't an issue for everyone, but it is something to keep in mind when making your decision.

Value

The SPIbelt Running Belt has about an average cost when compared to similar products. The band has a decent amount of durability, which is always a bonus when deciding if a product is worth the money of not. Yes, some customers have had a poor experience and have commented that the band is not worth the cost. That said, this is the minority view and not what most customers think.

There are consumers who aren't impressed by the small size and wouldn't think that it is worth the money. If you are looking for small and compact, then you might want to consider this product.

Care

Since the majority of consumers wear the product for their workouts, the belt is going to get sweaty, and after a while, it can start to smell bad. You are going to want to make sure that you are keeping it clean so you aren't stuck with a stinky running belt.

Keeping it clean and fresh seems to be an easy task for most consumers. The recommended care instructions are to hand wash it and air dry. However, there are a handful of customers who said they threw it in the wash with cold water and had no issues. Of course, if you aren't following the wash instructions provided by the company, you run the risk of speeding up the wear and tear process, decreasing the overall durability.

Bottom Line

If you are in the market for a comfortable and small running belt, then you have come to the right place. The SPIbelt Running Belt offers you a comfortable fit for most customers. There's no need to worry about skin irritation or discomfort.

Consumers love the no-bounce design. The belt hugs your body snuggly so the belt doesn't bounce around and get in your way while you're out and about. The fanny pack can hold some of your smaller essentials, but if you need something that is a little bigger then there are other options that you can choose from.

The durable design ensures that you won't lose your possessions while you're out and about. The moderate price tag combined with the durability makes this belt a decent value for most customers.