Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts

Women's R-Gear High-Speed Compression 6" Short

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Women's ROAD RUNNER SPORTS HIGH-SPEED COMPRESSION 6" SHORT :: When you want a little more coverage, choose the women's Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Short with breathable mesh panel in back and a hidden zipper pocket on the side to stash keys or ID. You'll appreciate the safety detail of reflective piping in the front. Inseam 6" for all sizes

Features & Benefits:

  • Hidden side zipper pocket: Keep valuables safe
  • Reflective logo: Visibility
  • Drawcord Waist: For a perfect fit
  • 6" inseam
  • DRYROAD®/spandex


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4.5

(based on 177 reviews)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (139)
  • Allows free movement (129)
  • Lightweight (97)
  • Breathable (92)
  • Dries quickly (88)

Cons

  • Thin fabric (5)
  • Too short (3)

Best Uses

  • Running (137)
  • Gym (68)
  • Warm weather (42)
  • Competition (32)
  • Cycling (19)
    • Fit:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      94% 

      (134 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (87), Gym rat (28), Casual/ recreational (20), Competitive athlete (12)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (103)

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Not bad

By Joy_C

from Philadelphia, PA

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Thin Fabric

Best Uses

    Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

    First, I almost never wear shorts because I have full thighs and shorts generally creep and bunch up or just look unflattering. The length on these shorts is nice, modest but not ridiculous. I wore them around the house for a bit to see if they would creep up and they seemed okay, but when I wore them for a short run today they did ride up a bit (though not awfully). Also, the fabric does not qualify as compression in my book, it fits snugly but definite not supportive to me. They'll be added to my rotation for very hot days instead of capris, but they still aren't quite perfect if you're "curvy".

    • Fit:
    • Feels true to size

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I am definetely a woman ...

    By Bertha W.

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

    I am definetely a woman who "needs some extra coverage!" Haha, but I just look at it as more to love! However, sometimes you just feel like compressing things a little. That's why these Women's RRS Velocity 6" Compression shorts are right up my alley! Whenever I wear them, things feel way more compact. And you should see the stares! For all those "large and in charge" women out there who occasionally feel the need to compress, I highly recommend these!

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great shorts for running!

    By Mama Runner

    from Midwest

    About Me Avid Athlete

    Pros

    • Allows Free Movement
    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Running

      Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

      I love these shorts. I ran over 7 miles in them with no chaffing! They are a nice length on my leg and I like the plain black color. Easy to mix and match shirts to go with. I usually wear a size medium running shorts (in other brands) and that is what I ordered here and they fit perfectly. The side pocket does not seem overly useful but I can go without a pocket most of the time. I also ordered the newer version of this short (with the yellow stripe) and that one didn't fit as snugly & it seemed to be 3/4" shorter in the leg. The back pocket was nicer and bigger so IF you really NEED the nice pocket I would recommend that one instead. But I prefer this one! I am returning the one with the yellow stripe.

      • Fit:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love these!

      By Tiggerunner

      from Dunkirk MD

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Allows Free Movement
      • Comfortable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Running

        Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

        I am a 50 something women that bought these for a Warrior dash, so I was covered when I got all wet and muddy. They fit well and performed the way I wanted. Kept me covered and comfortable. I will wear these running in the future and will purchase more

        • Fit:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        LOVE THIS SHORT!!!

        By Jen Mom of 3

        from Rochester, MA

        About Me Avid Athlete

        Pros

        • Allows Free Movement
        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Dries Quickly
        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Competition
          • Running
          • Warm Weather

          Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

          I originally purchased this short over the winter to wear as an additional layer under pants for my cold weather runs. I am ordering another pair b/c it has quickly become my favorite pair of shorts to wear alone. It stays exactly where it is supposed to without riding up and looks and feels fantastic!! Love that I have more color choices!!!

          • Fit:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          First good pair of shorts!

          By Kitty

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Allows Free Movement
          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Dries Quickly
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

              I have trouble wearing shorts and this pair actually fits well. Usually shorts start to creep up as I run but these stay in place! I would absolutely recommend them!

              • Fit:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great shorts!

              By Linds

              from NJ

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Allows Free Movement
              • Comfortable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Running

                Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                Was looking for some compression shorts for running...and love these. I'm likely going to purchase another pair...and love that there's a zipper pocket

                • Fit:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Comfortable

                By MCP

                from Maineville, Ohio

                About Me Avid Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Allows Free Movement
                • Comfortable

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Running

                  Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                  This is a great pair of shorts for running and light biking. Comfortable, good fit and looks good.

                  • Fit:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  loved the shorts!

                  By j spinner

                  from ames. ia

                  About Me Gym Rat

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Allows Free Movement
                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Dries Quickly
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Cycling
                    • Gym

                    Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                    I bought it for working out and spin class. It's nice to have shorts in a variety of lengths. After I received mine, I bought more for my family members. I thought they'd love the fit, too.

                    • Fit:
                    • Feels true to size
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    The Best Shorts!

                    By BPGruns

                    from Tulsa, OK

                    About Me Avid Athlete

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Running

                      Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                      These are the best shorts! I now own three pairs, and they are the only shorts I wear to run in. The inseam is the perfect length so that it hits in a spot on my leg that is both comfortable and flattering. I have not had any problems with them riding up like I have had with other shorts in the past.

                      • Fit:
                      • Feels true to size
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Really don't ride up!

                      By Kate

                      from Branchburg, NJ

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Allows Free Movement
                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Dries Quickly
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Competition
                        • Gym
                        • Running
                        • Warm Weather

                        Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                        I love these shorts. My thighs are my biggest part, so I can't wear baggier shorts as they ride up. These do not. I am on my 2nd size (had to buy smaller as I lost weight).

                        • Fit:
                        • Feels true to size
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        A Compression Short w/a Pocket!

                        By Motociclista

                        from Yardley, PA

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Allows Free Movement
                        • A Real Sized Pocket
                        • Comfortable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Gym
                          • Running

                          Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                          My #1 priority for running shorts is that it has to have at least one pocket that is big enough to carry an iPhone. I was floored to find a compression short that met this criteria. Not only that, but it is actually located in a convienient spot. Oh yeah, they are also super comfortable. I originally bought these to wear under my running pants in the winter to help keep my thighs warm but have used them on there own a few times during this mild fall here in Eastern PA. These must have been designed by a woman!

                          • Fit:
                          • Feels true to size
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Finally! What I've been looking for!

                          By Cheryl

                          from Raleigh, NC

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Running

                            Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                            I've been looking for shorts or a skort for the past few years that actually stays down and covers my thighs so I don't get that awful [*] rub. I've tried others, many others. But this is the first one that I'll actually buy again! I ran 7 miles today (the longest yet in these shorts) and I didn't need to bend down and pull them down at all! I'm getting ready for a third marathon and I will be buying more of these

                            • Fit:
                            • Feels true to size
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Finally! The perfect shorts.

                            By RunBunRun

                            from NJ

                            About Me Competitive Athlete

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Allows Free Movement
                            • Comfortable
                            • Dries Quickly
                            • Durable
                            • Lightweight

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Competition
                              • Cycling
                              • Gym
                              • Running
                              • Warm Weather

                              Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                              Despite logging a marathoner's miles, I have a very curvy lower half. This is the most comfortable pair of shorts I've ever found, for a few reasons. First, no pinching at the waist or hem - the elastic lies flat (even if your stomach isn't). They ride up a teeny bit on the leg, but otherwise stay put. They're long enough to help stop thigh chafe. They're also long enough to prevent you from feeling scandalous while running around in compression shorts. The pocket is serviceable for compression shorts - you can easily carry ID or some cash for a post-run pit stop...maybe also a single car or house key. These have made me a believer and they're now my go-to shorts for speedwork, long runs, and racing.

                              • Fit:
                              • Feels true to size
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Perfect Shorts!

                              By Runs with Jack Russel Dog

                              from Geneva, NY

                              About Me Gym Rat

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Running

                                Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                These shorts are perfect for running - not too tight, but not too loose! Great for those of use whose upper thighs touch :)

                                • Fit:
                                • Feels true to size

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Like running in skin

                                By Special Kay

                                from Spring Hill,TN

                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Allows Free Movement
                                • Breathable
                                • Comfortable
                                • Dries Quickly
                                • Durable
                                • Lightweight
                                • Prevents thigh chafing

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Competition
                                  • Gym
                                  • Running

                                  Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                  These shorts are the best thing ever for running! I run 60-70 miles each week. Wearing these compression shorts is like running with just an extra layer of skin between you and the elements. You may sweat, but the fabric doesn't show sweat marks. The compression holds your legs "in" and they don't rub against each other at all. The stomach is equally held tightly, but comfortably, in place. Additionally, the side zipper is a great place to put your car key. These shorts are fantastic!

                                  • Fit:
                                  • Feels true to size

                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  3.0

                                  Comfortable, but Sized Large

                                  By AnotherRunner

                                  from Michigan

                                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Allows Free Movement
                                  • Breathable
                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Dries Quickly
                                  • Lightweight

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Cycling
                                    • Gym
                                    • Running

                                    Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                    I really like the feel of this material, but I didn't get the right size. I normally wear a Large in running bottoms and ordered the same for these. I found they were way too loose for 'compression' shorts! I think they would have been great in the right size, but I will have to return them. I recommend ordering a size smaller than you usually order, as they are supposed to feel tight! I look forward to trying them out in a Medium!

                                    • Fit:
                                    • Feels too big

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    My now favorite running shorts

                                    By Meg

                                    from Pipestone, MN

                                    About Me Avid Athlete

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Allows Free Movement
                                    • Breathable
                                    • Comfortable
                                    • Dries Quickly
                                    • Durable
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Running

                                      Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                      I love the fit, however next time I would go a size smaller. I think with my weight lose I misjudged my true size. I do love that the shorts cover my "mom belly", I didn't feel any jiggle when running, I was VERY comfrotable.

                                      • Fit:
                                      • Feels true to size

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      awesome

                                      By wirunner

                                      from WI

                                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Allows Free Movement
                                      • Breathable
                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Durable

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Running

                                        Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                        I just wore this in my very first half marathon. I am sooo glad i bought them. Fit very well, very comfortable, and even look good. I am a little curvy and felt very confident in these. Definitely going to buy a couple more pairs!

                                        • Fit:
                                        • Feels true to size

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        3.0

                                        I've worn these shorts ...

                                        By Stephanie

                                        from Undisclosed

                                        Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                        I've worn these shorts for years....love them, until this time. With my last order in Aug 2009, I noticed they've changed the seeming on these shorts. More seems---more scratchy seems. I've never gotten abrasions before and it's all right along the new seams.

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Love these shorts!

                                        By Gymrat40

                                        from Michigan

                                        About Me Gym Rat

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Allows Free Movement
                                        • Breathable
                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Dries Quickly
                                        • Durable
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Gym
                                          • Running

                                          Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                          I workout 5-6 times a week, running, weight training and t-25 workouts, these shorts are great for every type of workout. They provide support and stay in place while working out. I own 5 pair, they are the only short I use. I am 5'5 135 pounds and I wear the medium.

                                          • Fit:
                                          • Feels true to size
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No
                                           
                                          4.0

                                          Marathon strong

                                          By Estrella

                                          from Washington, DC

                                          About Me Gym Rat

                                          Pros

                                          • Allows Free Movement
                                          • Doesn't ride up
                                          • Dries Quickly
                                          • No Chaffing

                                          Cons

                                          • Drawstring Too Short

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Running
                                          • Volleyball

                                          Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                          These are great shorts.
                                          I wore these in the USMC Marathon and they were perfect.
                                          They stayed in place, didn't ride up and no chaffing.
                                          My only beef with these shorts is the drawstring is too short...I have to put these shorts on VERY carefully or the draw string retreats into the waist band.

                                          • Fit:
                                          • Feels true to size
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No
                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Comfortable shorts that STAY IN PLACE

                                          By Mrs. M

                                          from Central Florida

                                          About Me Avid Athlete

                                          Pros

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                                I'm about 5'3" with narrow hips and muscular legs, so shorts riding up when I'm running is a constant problem for me. I wore a size small in these the other day for a 6.5 miler and they didn't move once. They even stayed put during a CrossFit workout with lots of box jumps and heavy lifts.

                                                While the material is not exactly quick-drying (I live in a very humid climate), I didn't feel like the shorts were weighing me down with my own sweat. I will definitely be buying additional pairs of these and would love to see some more colors!

                                                • Fit:
                                                • Feels true to size
                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No
                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Perfect for Larger Thighs

                                                By Speedy W

                                                from Cedar Rapids

                                                About Me Avid Athlete

                                                Pros

                                                • Allows Free Movement
                                                • Comfortable
                                                • Lightweight

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Crossfit
                                                  • Gym
                                                  • Running

                                                  Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                                  I had the 8" style but wanted something shorter for summer. I have larger thighs and have had other compression shorts in a shorter length that rode up to my hip crease which is uncomfortable. My 8" shorts didn't ride up so I thought I'd give these 6" ones a try.

                                                  I CrossFit 4 times a week and am a runner. I have used these shorts in both situation and am very pleased. In fact when running I swore the shorts felt like they were riding up but when I check they hadn't. Phantom ride ups I guess.

                                                  The only problem is that now that I found they worked, my size is out of stock. Please get more size Large and some fun colors too!

                                                  • Fit:
                                                  • Feels true to size
                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                  • No
                                                   
                                                  3.0

                                                  Good but not great

                                                  By Melissa Marathoner

                                                  from Boston, MA

                                                  About Me Avid Athlete

                                                  Verified Reviewer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Allows Free Movement
                                                  • Comfortable

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Not Breathable

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Cycling

                                                  Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                                  I bought these shorts based on the good reviews. I have been looking for a solid pair of compression shorts that are not booty shorts or super tight. They are a good length and sit higher on the waist, which I like. I wouldn't really call these true compression shorts though - the material is pretty loose. They do move and come up when I run. I thought these would be a good short for summer running to keep things in place, but they are so not breathable that I have a hard time wearing these in hot weather. The logo on the front left is also already coming off and I've only owned them a few weeks. I find the pocket's placement really odd so will probably never use. I do really like these for biking, though.

                                                  • Fit:
                                                  • Feels true to size
                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                  • No
                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  THE BEST Running shorts!

                                                  By RunnerGirlDi

                                                  from Philadelphia, PA

                                                  About Me Avid Athlete

                                                  Verified Reviewer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Allows Free Movement
                                                  • Breathable
                                                  • Comfortable
                                                  • Dries Quickly
                                                  • Durable

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Competition
                                                    • Gym
                                                    • Running

                                                    Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                                    These are my faorite shorts. I have 4 pairs and wear these almost exclusively for my serious (esp. long) runs. The zip pocket hides keys or credit card/ID/cash comfortably. And, they do not ride up at all. I was hoping to buy another pair today and I sm so sad that you are out of the medium size. I hope you get more in stock soon!

                                                    • Fit:
                                                    • Feels true to size
                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                    • No
                                                     
                                                    5.0

                                                    The Best running shorts

                                                    By LSERN

                                                    from La Crosse, WI

                                                    About Me Gym Rat

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Allows Free Movement
                                                    • Breathable
                                                    • Comfortable
                                                    • Dries Quickly
                                                    • Durable
                                                    • Good quality
                                                    • Lightweight

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • Running

                                                      Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                                      I bought a pair of RRS compression shorts a few years ago. I run 4-5 days per week year round. That first pair of shorts is still part of my gear and they have held up wonderfully through many hours of running and many washes! This most recent purchase of another pair of compression shorts are even better quality! Comfortable, no rubbing/chafing, and supportive fit. The hidden pocket is also a nice feature. I plan to buy additional pairs of these shorts! I have had Nike and Under Armor Compression shorts and RRS brand is bar far the best and reasonably priced.

                                                      • Fit:
                                                      • Feels true to size
                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                      • No
                                                       
                                                      5.0

                                                      Well Helllloooo BEST Shorts EVER!

                                                      By Mil

                                                      from Dallas, Texas

                                                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

                                                      • Allows Free Movement
                                                      • Breathable
                                                      • Comfortable
                                                      • Dries Quickly
                                                      • Durable
                                                      • Lightweight
                                                      • Soft Fabric

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Running
                                                        • Warm Weather

                                                        Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                                        I needed a compression short that was thin enough for Texas heat but not too thin. After reading all of the reviews, I was sold! I wish I would have discovered these years ago! Best. Compression. Short. Ever! These work well under my running shorts to avoid the dreaded thigh rub. I am 5'4 and wear a size 8 and ordered the medium. I'm still in awe at how soft they feel and they don't squeeze me like a boa constricter. I can't say enough about these and will be buying another pair soon. Bought these for the upcoming 2014 Hood to Coast Relay in Oregon.

                                                        • Fit:
                                                        • Feels true to size
                                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                                        • No
                                                         
                                                        5.0

                                                        SUPER

                                                        By Sara

                                                        from Mexicali, BC Mexico

                                                        About Me Avid Athlete

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Allows Free Movement
                                                        • Breathable
                                                        • Comfortable
                                                        • Dries Quickly
                                                        • Durable
                                                        • Lightweight

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Gym
                                                          • Running
                                                          • Warm Weather

                                                          Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                                          Love it. Super comfy fit.

                                                          • Fit:
                                                          • Feels true to size
                                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                                          • No
                                                           
                                                          4.0

                                                          Great fit

                                                          By InTune

                                                          from MD

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                                                          Pros

                                                          • Allows Free Movement
                                                          • Breathable
                                                          • Comfortable
                                                          • Doesn't Creep Up
                                                          • Perfect length

                                                          Cons

                                                          • Pocket On Side

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Running
                                                          • Warm Weather

                                                          Comments about R-Gear Womens Road Runner Sports High-Speed Compression 6" Fitted Shorts:

                                                          I have heavier thighs and like that these shorts give me support, yet the bottom band doesn't cut into my legs and make an awkward bulge. Love them! Wish the pocket were in the back rather than on the side, however.

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                                                          1.    Mary Jane rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Fri, January 22,2010:
                                                          I love this short! Training for 3rd 1/2 marathon and love everything about this short. Buying 2 more pairs for summer!
                                                          2.    Carrie rated this product 4 stars
                                                          Wed, November 04,2009:
                                                          Not a bad short, but not as much compression as the moving comfort short. Good thing is it does not ride up into your crotch like the moving comfort. Nice length
                                                          3.    Bertha W. rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Fri, October 23,2009:
                                                          I am definetely a woman who "needs some extra coverage!" Haha, but I just look at it as more to love! However, sometimes you just feel like compressing things a little. That's why these Women's RRS Velocity 6" Compression shorts are right up my alley! Whenever I wear them, things feel way more compact. And you should see the stares! For all those "large and in charge" women out there who occasionally feel the need to compress, I highly recommend these!
                                                          4.    Cindi rated this product 3 stars
                                                          Sun, October 04,2009:
                                                          You know...I'd give these shorts four or five stars, but RRS hasn't had them in stock (M or L) for MONTHS and I haven't been able to try them out. I have three pairs of the last version and love them. So come on RRS, these are great shorts for women who don't want to wear capri's, but who need something more than a 4" inseam that rides up.
                                                          5.    Stephanie rated this product 3 stars
                                                          Fri, September 04,2009:
                                                          I've worn these shorts for years....love them, until this time. With my last order in Aug 2009, I noticed they've changed the seeming on these shorts. More seems---more scratchy seems. I've never gotten abrasions before and it's all right along the new seams.
                                                          6.    Jennifer rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Tue, September 01,2009:
                                                          My fav shorts. I just wish the pocket was in the back seam.... I dont like anything literally on my hip bone. They dont ride up and are the perfect price!
                                                          7.    Analisa rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Sun, August 30,2009:
                                                          This is exactly what I needed for long, hot runs. Absolutely no riding up or chafing in these shorts. I prefer these to the Under Armour which seemed a little thin.
                                                          8.    DJF rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Wed, August 26,2009:
                                                          These shorts are a great value -- simple and comfortable. I like the pocket sewn at an angle into the seam. I hope these are still available if/when my pair wears out!
                                                          9.    Anonymous rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Tue, August 11,2009:
                                                          Very comfortable shorts. If you want a short that doesn't ride up - purchase these.
                                                          10.    kathy rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Sun, July 05,2009:
                                                          These shorts are perfect! Perfect rise, length and trur to size. They never ride up; I just did 8 miles in them,and forgot I had them on! Love the little side pocket;perfect for a key fob or a gel. I just ordered another pair. Love them!!!
                                                          11.    kathy rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Sun, July 05,2009:
                                                          These shorts are perfect! Perfect rise, length and trur to size. They never ride up; I just did 8 miles in them,and forgot I had them on! Love the little side pocket;perfect for a key fob or a gel. I just ordered another pair. Love them!!!
                                                          12.    Shelley rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Wed, July 01,2009:
                                                          These are my favorite shorts for hot and humid runs! They don't ride up. I bought a size up because I don't like them too tight. They are high waisted but I roll them at the waist and they are perfect. The 6 inch inseam is perfect....no chafing or showing too much skin.
                                                          13.    Angela rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Thu, June 18,2009:
                                                          I've been looking all over for these! Shorts that don't and don't cut into my thighs! Bonus! They have a little waist pocket for my phone if I need it. Total perfection. If you suffer from chub-rub like I do, stop pulling your shorts out from your crotch and buy these!
                                                          14.    Karen rated this product 4 stars
                                                          Wed, May 13,2009:
                                                          Durable fabric, and they stay put. However, I had a problem with the crotch lining, which is in the shape of a triangle, chafing me.
                                                          15.    Laureen rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Wed, May 13,2009:
                                                          Great shorts. Don't ride, comfortable and great for long runs. I'm getting another pair.
                                                          16.    Alex rated this product 4 stars
                                                          Fri, May 01,2009:
                                                          If you have thicker thighs and have trouble with most shorts, these are your ticket to a comfy chafe-free run. The length is perfect, prevents riding up and absolutely prevents chafing. Fabric is very soft but durable. Believe me, I gave these things a work out. Did most of my long training runs while training for an Ironman, and changed into them in T2 during the race - made the run SO much more comfortable, even though it was pouring rain. My only nit is that the stitching on the key pocket on one end was not strong enough, so with repeated opening/closing of the zipper it has come undone. Fix that and you've got a winner!
                                                          17.    dtfillmore rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Thu, April 23,2009:
                                                          Great shorts--just the right length and very comfortable. I wear them for other types of workouts as well (weights, elliptical, etc.) and have three pairs!
                                                          18.    Suzanne rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Tue, April 21,2009:
                                                          These are the absolute best running shorts ever. Perfect length and they don't ride or bunch up. If you have thicker thighs, these shorts will be your best friend. I only wish they came in more colors.
                                                          19.    JENNY IRELAND rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Thu, April 02,2009:
                                                          They Are The most comfortable shorts ever. Once on, they don't move and offer support where you need it. I'm on my second pair and can't recommmend them highly enough.
                                                          20.    Kelly rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Sat, March 21,2009:
                                                          I have run in another brand of compression shorts for years. I tried these and love them. I ordered another pair immediately. I love the wider waist band and zipper pocket. The fit is great and are so comfortable.
                                                          21.    Elizabeth rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Fri, March 06,2009:
                                                          I have looked everywhere for a good pair of compression shorts and I finally found them! These are flattering and comfortable all the way through, without a tight waist band or leg elastic. I am definetly ordering another pair.
                                                          22.    Shelley rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Fri, February 27,2009:
                                                          Love these shorts!!!! Thank you RRS!
                                                          23.    Kristin rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Sat, January 17,2009:
                                                          Count me in among the ladies who love these shorts! I have never owned a pair of compressions shorts as good as these. They fit true to size, are very comfortable around the waist, and do NOT ride up. I am 5'6" and a curvy hipped 8, and the medium fits me perfectly. I am ordering at least one more pair, just so I always have one clean. Please keep these around!
                                                          24.    Francie rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Mon, December 08,2008:
                                                          Michelle has taken the words right out of my mouth. I'll also add that the waistband fits comfortably at the waist and not below the hipbones for us "mature" women.
                                                          25.    Michelle rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Wed, October 22,2008:
                                                          I LOVE these shorts! They feel great on -- just the right amount of compression, not too tight. Great for running or for a workout at the gym. They don't ride up and they provide good coverage for my thighs (which are not the most slender you've ever seen, but are very muscular). Besides all that, they look great -- and will make you look smooth and sleek. I have one pair and I'm ordering too more. Just wish they came in some other color -- dark blue maybe or dark green?
                                                          26.    abbie237 rated this product 5 stars
                                                          Sat, September 06,2008:
                                                          I can't say enough about how awesome these shorts are. I have done nearly all of my marathon training in them, and they have held up remarkably well. No chafing anywhere, ever. Very flattering, even with my post baby jiggly thighs. I only wish they came in other colors, like burgundy, forest green, navy blue and charcoal grey. I'd have one in every color. If you buy these, you won't be dissapointed. You may never run in another pair of shorts ever again.

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