Best Running Shorts: Summer 2022

Expert Advice on Running Clothing,Seasonal Running & Racing: What to Wear
Best Running Shorts: Summer 2022

Did you know a good pair of running shorts can affect your performance? With the arrival of warmer weather, shorts can be your perfect ally, helping you to enjoy running more comfortably and thus bring out your best.

Feel light and enjoy freedom of movement with these super lightweight and moisture-wicking shorts. Being perfectly equipped means choosing the right shorts for you, to prevent friction and irritation on the skin.

We have a wide choice of cut, fit and fabric to suit your needs and preferences. Let's browse our favourite shorts this season...

Men's ShortsWomen's ShortsLoose ShortsLycra Shorts2-in-1 ShortsShorts with Phone PocketShorts with Zip Pocket

Men's Ronhill Tech Revive 5in Shorts

Best Running Shorts for Men

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Men's Skins Series 3 Compression Shorts
£62.00 £75.00

Ultimate compression tights for medium-high intensity activities. Side mesh panel pocket for smartphone storage.

Men's Adidas D4R 7in Shorts
£43.00

Light & breathable fabric, absorbs moisture to keep you dry. Back pocket with zip & 40%+ recycled material.

Best Running Shorts for Women

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Women's Brooks Chaser 5in Twin Shorts
£44.00 £55.00

Beautifully designed shorts that stay secure and comfortable. Sweat-wicking liner with soft cloud seams. 5 pockets for storage.

Women's Ronhill Tech Ultra Twin Shorts
£48.00 £60.00

Looking for plenty of storage for your long runs? 10 pockets and 2 secure loops. Breathable and made from recycled materials.

Women's La Sportiva Zen Overlayer Shorts
£45.00

Feather-light, 4-way stretch fabric. Internal waist regulation for maximum comfort.

Loose Running Shorts

Loose shorts are super lightweight and breathable, with a mesh brief (which you can always cut out if you don’t want it), and a small zip pocket. For men, if you prefer a shorter split style, check out our range of Racing Shorts.

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Women's Adidas Run Fast 4in Shorts

Men's Brooks Sherpa 5in Shorts
£50.00

Lightweight, with a sweat-wicking liner. Made from Bluesign®-Certified Materials.

Men's Pressio Arahi 6.5in shorts
£55.00

Super-light, anti-chafe lining. Advanced moisture management. Biobased and EcoTech MESH materials.

Women's Ronhill Tech Revive Shorts
£30.00 £36.00

Light as a feather and minimal. Drawstring waistband and zipped pocket. Made from high-wicking fabric in recycled yarn.

Women's Adidas Run Shorts
£23.00

Split on the side for freedom of movement. Lightweight fabric, made 100% from recycled polyester.

Women's Pressio Arahi 3in shorts
£45.00

Super light, advanced moisture management. Biobased and EcoTech MESH materials.

Lycra Running Shorts

These lycra shorts are made from fabrics that are soft, light and moisture-wicking. All have a zip pocket at the back to hold keys or a phone. Comfortable in mild to hot weather, they provide complete freedom-of-movement and protection from chafing.

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Men's Pressio Power Run Compression Shorts

Men's Adidas Saturday Half Tights
£55.00

Soft and elasticated moisture-wicking fabric for freedom-of-movement, made with a series of recycled materials. Back pocket for gels or keys.

Men's Pressio Power Run Compression Shorts
£85.00

Great compression technology for restriction-free workouts! Incredible support to help muscle soreness & recovery. Three rear pockets.

Men's Crewroom Flash Half Tights
£39.00

Technical & athletic-fitting lycra shorts to keep you comfortable and supported. Light & breathable. Plenty of storage for nutririon & essentials.

Women's Ronhill Tech Revive Stretch Half Tights
£40.00

Rear mesh pocket, supportive, breathable next to-skin capris are flexible.

Women's Compressport Trail Compression Shorts
£78.00 £95.00

Supportive & stretchy fabric allows breathability & freedom-of-movement. No-show trough or riding-up. Zip pocket & thigh pocket.

Women's On Sprinter Half Tights
£60.00

Long-distance, high-tech essential with close fit comfort. Designed for the demands of the trail. Five pockets and built-in mesh belt.
 Women's Ronhill Life Stretch Half Tights

2-in-1 Running Shorts

2-in-1 shorts (AKA twin shorts) have similar fabrics to loose shorts but the briefs are substituted for lightweight lycra shorts to eliminate the chance of chafing.

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Men's Brooks Sherpa 5in Twin Shorts

Men's Brooks Sherpa 5in Twin Shorts
£55.00

High performance, offering distraction-free comfort for everyday running. Zip-secure phone pocket & two oversized hip pockets.

Men's On Hybrid 7in Twin Shorts 2.0
£80.00

So versatile! The layers can be worn separately. Tights for support and light and airy outer layer. Zippered rear pocket & inner phone pocket.

Men's Crewroom Discover 5in Twin Shorts
£49.00

Get excellent muscle support, next-to-skin comfort and coverage. Highly wicking with plenty of storage solutions for phone, nutrition, keys…

Women's On Running Twin Shorts
£70.00

Made with ultralight sweat-wicking fabric. An invisible-feel inner brief keeps you comfortable and supported. Lower back zipper pocket.

Women's Brooks Chaser 5in Twin Shorts
£55.00

Wicks sweat away to keep you comfortable, dry & secure. Made of recycled fabric. Plenty of storage (5 pockets).

Women's Saysky Twin 3in Shorts
£48.00 £60.00

Versatile piece with regular fit, which will be ideal for trail running, normal runs or gym workouts. Two inner waist gel pockets.
 Women's On Running Twin Shorts

Running Shorts with Phone Pocket

Want more ways to carry your phone? Check out How to Carry Keys & Phone while Running.

Women's Ronhill Tech Ultra Twin Shorts

Men's Ronhill Tech Revive 5in Shorts
£31.00 £38.00

Relaxed fit, breathable, zip pocket. Ecological fabric features recycled polyester.

Men's On Lightweight 5in Shorts
£70.00

4-way stretch Japanese lightweight material. Fast drying, with elasticated waistband and pocket.

Men's Adidas Saturday Half Tights
£55.00

2 spacious side pockets +1 small back pocket. Technology to pull moisture away, Close fitting with mid-rise.

Women's Brooks Method 8in Half Tights
£45.00

Stretchy feel with a supportive & tight fit for unrestricted strides. Carry what you need: 2 side pockets and 1 back pocket.

Women's Ronhill Tech Revive Stretch Half Tights
£40.00

Beat the summer with this functional, breathable & stretchy piece! 100% recycled materials. Zip pocket & thigh phone pocket.

Women's Ronhill Tech Ultra Twin Shorts
£48.00 £60.00

Make the most of your long runs with 10 pockets and 2 storage loops! Relaxed fit, side splits & stretchy for freedom-of-movement.

Running Shorts with Zip Pocket

Looking for more storage ideas? Check out How to Carry Keys & Phone while Running.

Running Shorts

Men's Pressio BIO Run Compression Shorts
£85.00

Power through your run with these biodegradable half tights. 3 rear pockets for all your essentials and active seams for freedom of movement.

Men's Ronhill Tech Ultra Twin Shorts
£60.00

8 pockets and reflective details. Breathable fabric made from recycled materials.

Men's On Hybrid 7in Twin Shorts 2.0
£80.00

Versatile pockets on the outer layer. then on the inner tights you also get hidden pockets to keep your phone and valuables secure.

Women's Ronhill Life Unlined Shorts 7in
£32.00 £40.00

Perfect overlayer for extra freedom during your run. Breathable, stretchy and with a secure pocket for essential items.

Women's Ronhill Life Skort
£40.00 £50.00

Great 2-in-1 bottoms, made from recycled yarns. Breathable, stretchy and lightweight. Side stash pocket on thigh and secure pocket.

Women's Pressio Arahi 3in shorts
£45.00

Enhanced ventilation and new generation recycled yarns. Lightweight and with unrivalled moisture-wicking properties. Rear zipped secure storage.
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