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Editors' Choice Award
Best overall comfort and performance with an excellent, snug phone pocket design
Top Pick Award
Our favorite long-distance running shorts combine great pocket performance with a comfortable waistband and liner
Top Pick Award
Unique standout designs that offer a great liner and waistband comfort, these are perfect shorts for tempo efforts with their streamlined design
Top Pick Award
Our favorite shorts with the most comfortable liner, these shorts also have a fantastic waistband
These simple shorts offer great external pockets with a good comfortable liner
A great all-around model for its comfortable liner and waistband, plus its good pockets and cool colorways
Best Buy Award
An affordable short that is very versatile thanks to its comfortable liner and hand pockets, which we appreciate on 7-inch inseam shorts
A sleek slimmed down tempo or race short where no essentials other than a few gels are needed
A short ideal for cooler temps and moist conditions. We wish this model came with hand pockets due to its 7-inch inseam
A simple design that is highly affordable, with nice feeling fabric and hand pockets

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