The best shorts to get you running in the sun | Women's Running

The best shorts to get you running in the sun

Read Time:   |  June 24, 2020

Enjoy the freedom to finally go out running in shorts!

ON Race Shorts | £70

You feel race ready the moment you slip on On’s Race Shorts. They are a high performance item for those who want to ensure every part of their running is covered. Supremely lightweight without missing out any features like the good-sized elastic waist, which keeps the shorts very comfortable and secure and contains a phone-sized rear elastic pocket. The shorts also feature an inner brief which is so light and soft you will forget about it completely. The outer layer is designed for maximum breathability, and succeeds, making for an ultimately cool short for hard efforts or warm weather. They are cut shorter on the outside leg and longer inside for modesty alongside speed. You will look the part while running PBs in them.

GORE R7 2in1 Shorts | £59.99

There is nothing to fault about these shorts. They have a lovely inner short, the most comfortable tested so far. No irritation in your sensitive areas makes a massive difference when running for a long time. There’s also no upward movement as you exercise, which is quite rare. During training there was no need to pull them back down. Overall, the fit is quite slim, so there’s no floaty material or excess. They feel trim and closely cut to the feminine shape, which makes you feel confident about the way you look. Absolutely no bagginess. Two side pockets and a rear zip pocket make them great for daily or beach wear. If they didn’t provide such a perfect fit and such functionality they could seem pricey, but as you can wear them for any training, as well as casual wear, they sell themselves to you.

NEW BALANCE Printed Fast Flight Split Shorts | £25

What a funky pair of shorts! They look so different to your normal, boring running shorts. They come in a bold, multi-coloured pattern similar to swim shorts, which adds an element of fun to runs and workouts. They are so comfortable, with a fit that isn’t too tight and an elasticated waistband with drawcord. The fabric is lightweight and dries rapidly and the perforated side panel offers great ventilation. The inside pocket is ideal to store small items while you are running. Very feminine in their cut, these versatile shorts ensure you look super cool in your running gear any time, any place, any where. If you need to take one pair of shorts with you on a holiday, the New Balance shorts are the ones to choose.

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BAM Enduro Shorts | £28

BAM apparel is always just about the softest running kit you’ll own: made from bamboo, the fabric is thick enough for total coverage and technical enough to keep you sweat-free, no matter what your workout. The fit is close – great around the bum and thighs but perhaps a little on the small side at the top of the waistband, which has less give. These are basic shorts, with no pockets, so bear that in mind if you’re used to tucking gels in pockets and so on. But on the upside, the length is great, they’re available in different colourways, the price is fab, and the fabric is super soft. Spot on for home workouts and shorter summer runs.

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