Women's ROAD RUNNER SPORTS LEADER OF THE TRACK 3" SHORT :: The women's Road Runner Sports Leader of the Track 3" Short is your perfect short for everyday running. Lightweight, stretch fabric and split design deliver unrestricted range of motion. Stash your music player or other essentials in the center back zip pocket. Brief liner. Reflective logo.
I accidentally bought these shorts instead of the pro-velocity, BUT i do like these shorts. I can wear them to the gym and not worry about my bum showing (like the pro-velocity 3"). I noticed ballooning like other people while running at the gym, but at my half marathon, i didn't notice or even pay attention. I normally need to fold over the waist band, but I don't need to in these shorts.
near Chicago, IL
Great Fitting Short
You never know what you are getting into when you order a store brand... but I could not be happier with these shorts. I have several pairs of running shorts from the Big names... these auctually fit better. They have a comfortable fit, they look cute on and the color selection is very broad... nice to have options! I will be ordering several pairs, since I run every day.
Great shorts, buying more.
These are great shorts. The length is just right and they move well with you when running. I am a marathoner and a triathlete and will definitely use these when training. I haven't run over 7 miles in them yet but at that distance they were great. Assuming they past the training test, I am pretty sure I will wear them for my next marathon. I'm buying at least one more pair!
Great fabric and design
These shorts are great for running in hot weather. The lightweight fabric stays dry and the lining provides good coverage. The zippered pockets help make sure I don't lose my key and are big enough to hold a card key if I am staying at a hotel. The long waist drawstrings are great as they don't get pulled into the waistband. Overall, these are a cleverly designed pair of shorts.
Great value running short
I'm training for my first 1/2 marathon and have been looking for a good running short that doesn't ride up. Well, this isn't quite it, but it is an improvement over the other cheap shorts I had before. They fit well (I am 5'2" and 120 and ordered a small) and have lots of great pockets. Very good value for the price. But they do ride up while running and also are a little poofier than I like in front. Very comfortable though, so I will keep wearing them for practice runs, but not sure about competition day. I haven't found any shorts that don't ride up on me though, and they really are a good value for the price.
I've been looking for shorts like this for awhile. I'm pretty short, and regular length running shorts look like basketball shorts on me! These are the perfect length. They're comfortable to run in, so far no chafing up to 11 miles. They have great freedom of movement, I don't have to pull them out of my crotch every 5 minutes, which is a HUGE plus!
Sara the Runner
My first REAL pair of running shorts :)
As my reward for hitting the 6 mile mark on my runs, i decided to buy my first REAL pair of running shorts. Keep in mind i have nothing but cotton shorts to really compare them to, but i LOVE these shorts. They didn't ride up and felt as if i was running without any shorts on! Love them. Just a teeny tiny bit poofy in the front, but i quickly forgot about that!
Great fit and SO comfortable!
I love these shorts! As soon as I tried them on, I could tell they'd be my new favorite running shorts. They fit great, allow for fantastic range of motion, are lightweight and I love all the pocket space offered. I'm definitely going to purchase a couple more pairs of these shorts in different colors.
love these shorts
I got these shorts on sale- I'm 5'5" and 130 lbs and the medium fit perfectly. Great for running- lots of storage for keys, gu, ipod, etc in zip pocket on the back and two key-holder type pockets on the inside of the shorts. I love 'em. Might buy another pair.
Most favorite shorts!
I use these shorts for both Bikram yoga and running. I love the fit and feel. I have received compliments on how long they make my legs look.This is the second pair I have purchased so now I have 2 colors. I really appreciate the extra pockets on long runs!
My new favorite shorts...
I realized today that in the few weeks I've had these shorts, they're now the only ones I want to run in and I'm disappointed when they're in the laundry. Simply everything I'd like in a running short: lightweight, just the right amount of coverage (not too short and not too long), great fit, ample pockets, and a great price. I also have Nike pacer shorts and North Face Better Than Naked shorts. They both fit in the hips but are tight in the waist and give me a muffin top :-(.
I generally buy a size XS in running shorts, but followed the waist measurement for these rather than hip measurement and ordered a S. They ended up fitting well without being too baggy in the hips and seat, even though I'm a 1/2 inch smaller in the hips than the measurement recommended for the small. Muffin top solved. If you're between sizes, I'd go larger rather than smaller in these.
The zipper pocket in the back is great for energy chews or a metro card and some cash. The interior front pockets are fine for fitting my iPod nano, but I'd prefer them to be in the back of the shorts as sometimes my nano pokes when worn in the front pockets. However, that small issue won't prevent me from ordering more of these shorts.
New York, NY
These are very nice shorts for everyday running. They are very comfortable, with plenty of pockets for storage, and are just as good, if not better, that the name brands. I wish they came in more colors!
I would be this product again and again!
I use the shorts for running including marathon training. shorts are comfortable, do not cling to you, has a zipper pocket for a zey plus 2 other pockets for music and gu
Barbara the runner
Laguna Beach, Ca
A running short w/pocket < $20!
Why am I so excited about a pocket?? Because no other women's running shorts (under $40) have got them...These shorts run a tad small, but they are very comfortable. Super lightweight.
Northern N. Jersey
I love these shorts
These shorts are great, they are super light and allow for great range of motion. I got a small and they fit perfect, I will be ordering another pair soon:)
san diego, ca
Love these shorts!
These shorts are my favorite running shorts--not too short, not too long, no restriction on leg movement. Great zipper back pocket for your keys or whatever you need to stash.
Santa Barbara, CA
These are very comfortable shorts and do well in hot weather. They are true to size and the back pocket is so useful during races.
great shorts overall!
These are lightweight and look good on many body types.
I wear them for both races that I do. The pocket is great to hold key, credit card or a very small cell phone. This is ideal when trying to meet up with folks after a race w/crowds
These shorts are very comfy and flattering
Cheaper than Nike tempo shorts
Pocket/zipper is a small pain when lifting/doing yoga but these are primarily running shots so that is their ideal use
Great when walking dog, running, chasing kids, going to the beach but when you are not swimming, etc.
The pull string on waist ban gave out quickly. This was the case for both pair of these shorts.
light and airy
Im 5'3 and 113 pounds I bought the xs The shorts are like wearing nothing at all. Perfect for hot florida weather the panty part fits well no chafing binding etc but the outer short is a little fluffy so to say. Maybe a bit too much material but it doesnt bother me as it does other runners. I dont like anything tight so these are great for me. I didn't notice any riding up and I didn't have to tug at them all. Haven't run in the rain yet or got soaked to see if they chafe but I use body glide in this heat. Overall I like them and would recommend. I love the zip pocket in the back and There is one inside as well.
Love these shorts!
These shorts are fabulous! I love the multiple pockets, but especially the zippered pocket at the back--perfect for keys/ID. They are super lightweight and comfy with a stretchy waistband. I'm a petite person with pretty slim hips and they tend to poof out a bit in front for me, but they don't ride up between your legs at all, which is great. They are also fairly wide/roomy, not a straight or slim cut--as I was running I almost felt like I wasn't wearing any shorts at all! I also like the placement and length of the split on the side--great ease of movement, no showing your undies to the world.
What can i say these shorts are great for running and gym activities. You cannot beat them for the price.
I am searching for shorts that don't ride up. I have straight hips and pretty thin legs, but just a little extra right at the top of my thighs, and maybe that's what catches most shorts. These have a shape that makes me feel doomed so I didn't even run in them - they almost feel like I have them on backwards, with too much room in the front, but then narrow enough through the leg opeing that I feel like they will billow and almost blouse over my crotch as I run. The fabric seems great, but I'm not keeping these.
West Chester, PA
Got these for my daughter. She said they were comfy just does not like the inside liner.
Glad I purchased these..comfortable and breathable..back pocket perfect size for my phone.
Want a pair in every color!
I used to run in basketball shorts and I wanted to try a pair of actual running shorts. I saw these online and decided to give them a try and I LOVE them! I bought a different brand of running shorts and they are alright but definitely not as nice. They are so comfortable and all the pockets are awesome!
nice fit, nice pockets
I only wish the legs on the liner were cut a little higher.
Always in Training
Mtn View, CA
I am very active. On a weekly basis I am running, hiking and cycling along with gym cardio and weight lifting workouts. I love these shorts for running and hiking. They don't ride up and don't restrict movement. I've purchased 3 pairs so far.
Would be nice shorts w/o the zipper
I like these shorts. They fit well and are lightweight. However, they have a zipper pocket at the back. When I lie on the mat to stretch or do other exercises, the zipper digs into the back of my pelvic bone. I sent these back and ordered shorts without pockets-especially zippered pockets.
Red Bluff, CA
Happy with purchase
I'm using these shorts for running. Great quality for the price. Love the details, esp. the zippered back pocket. These shorts could be just a bit longer in the crotch, but otherwise I'm very happy with the fit and length of the shorts.
These shorts are comfortable and has plenty of pockets.
Womens R-Gear Leader of the Track 3" Lined Shorts
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