Ruffwear: Trail Runner Dog Leash Belt System


(The Ruffwear Trail Runner Belt is now sold as a system with the shocking-absorbing Ridgeline leash.)

The Ruffwear Trail Runner Dog Leash Belt System is a hip belt and leash system that offers a hands-free option for running with your canine on leash, while allowing runners to carry all the essentials on the trail.

Built with a bounce-free, load-dispersing design, the Trail Runner Belt feels light-weight and comfortable from first to last mile.

The intuitive leash attachment is compatible with any Ruffwear leash, allowing dogs to to roam from side to side as they explore the trail. While the belt is compatible with any leash, this system includes a shock-absorbing Ridegline Leash, designed at a length optimized for running or walking.

On each side of the belt is a zippered, water resistant pocket and stretch mesh pocket, with ample room for snacks, poop bags, treats keys and other essentials. Plus the belt comes with a structured holster on the back to securely hold a water bottle in place. The BPA-free Ruffwear water bottle is included!


Belt size: 25 to 45inch (64 to 114cm) 

Leash Length: 1 to 1.8m (3.3 to 5.9 ft)

Additional features

  • Comfortable, bounce-free, load-dispersing design
  • Intuitive leash attachment release for quick disconnect
  • Zippered, water resistant pocket and stretch mesh pocket for quick access to essentials
  • Shock-absorbing Ridgeline leash
  • BPA-free water bottle
  • Reflective trim for low light conditions
  • Light loop to attach Beacon
  • Made in Vietnam

Washing instructions:

  • Secure fasteners
  • Hand wash
  • Mild detergent
  • Air dry



How to measure your dog

Take 1 tape measure and 1 dog (and maybe some treats).

Measure neck size for collars

Take measurement round the base of neck, with 2 fingers slag (UC). Then choose the collar size to match the measurement.

(Do not measure old collar.)

Measure girth for harness / apparel

Take measurement of the largest part of the chest (LC).

Girth is slightly behind the fore legs (not at the fore legs, 'arm pits').

Then choose the gear that matches your measurements.

Measure torso for apparel

Measure from the base of the neck to the base of the tail (L).

Choose the apparel that matches your measurements.


If you need further help in choosing the right size, please feel free to contact us woof [at]


We are confident you or your furry family member would be happy with our merchandise and service. We work hard to ensure the quality or the merchandise we present here. If for some reason you are not, we'd be happy for an exchange.

Merchandise should be in original packing and re-sellable condition, unused and undamaged.  Exchanges should be made within 14 days from date of delivery and please allow 14 days for processing exchanges. Customers are responsible for charges that arise due to exchanges (such as delivery / shipping). Faulty items due to production/manufacturing will either be replaced or refunded as appropriate to the circumstances. Email us at woof [at] with the order number and relevant details.

We reserve the right to deny any exchanges that do not meet exchange policy.

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