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Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts

Men's R-Gear Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Short

Item #RRM1048
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Men's ROAD RUNNER SPORTS POWER BOOST 2-IN-1 8" SHORT :: Reduce muscle fatigue on your run in the men's Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Short with an inner compression short beneath a loose-fitting layer. Store essentials in side pockets and adjust fit with drawstring waistband. Body: DRYROAD® compression, liner: DRYROAD®/Spandex

Fit Tip: Relaxed fit.

Features & Benefits:

  • Inseam 8" for all sizes
  • Elastic waistband with drawcord
  • Side pockets
  • Inner compression short
  • 90% DRYROAD®/10% spandex

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R-GearMens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts
 
4.1

(based on 20 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (18)
  • Allows free movement (14)
  • Breathable (11)
  • Dries quickly (7)
  • Durable (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Running (14)
    • Gym (13)
    • Team sports (4)
    • Cycling (3)
      • Fit:
      • Feels too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        94% 

        (16 reviews)

        Feels too big

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (12), Casual/ recreational (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (18)

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great product - great company

    By TNT

    from Key Largo, Florida

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Biking
      • Casual Wear
      • Gym
      • Running
      • Warm Weather

      Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

      I have tried many 2 in one including under armor Road Runner's shorts have a better fit at a better price than any others i have worn - good job Road Runner

      • Fit:
      • Feels true to size

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great at Boston

      By Burd the aging runner

      from Sayre, PA

      About Me Avid Athlete

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Competition
        • Running
        • Warm Weather

        Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

        Very comfortable for 26.2 miles of Boston, and pockets are large enough to store Clif Blocks.

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Don't Lose the Drawstring!

        By Graham721

        from Jalalabad Afghanistan

        About Me Gym Rat

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Supportive

        Cons

        • Heavy Weight Fabric

        Best Uses

        • Gym

        Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

        Wait!
        Before pulling them out of the package and trying them on check the drawstring is tied. If it's not tie it up or you'll spend half an hour swearing under your breath as you try and get it back out of the waistband!
        Having recovered tha string and tried them on I was surprised at the weight of the outer fabric, I had planned on using them for running but they feel too heavy for that (I normally run in compression shorts and thin outer shorts for modesty). They are however very comfortable to wear and the inner short holds everything in place! They have turned out to be ideal for a mixed session in the gym, comfortable and non-chaffing for the cross trainer and supportive for the weights.
        In summary; not what I was expecting but a quality piece of kit that is good for the gym. In hindsight I should probably have ordred the shorter length for running but was after some sun protection from the length.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        great, long lasting workout shorts

        By gerryd

        from poughkeepsie, ny

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Allows Free Movement
        • Comfortable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Cycling
          • Gym
          • Running

          Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

          Long lasting and a very good fit. This is my second pair of these shorts with the first having lasted (and still going strong...) for over 10 years at two to three workouts a week.

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

          Great Shorts

          By CostaBill

          from Bloomingdale, IL

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Allows Free Movement
          • Breathable
          • Comfortable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gym
            • Running

            Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

            Great shorts for cooler weather or when compression relieves muscle aches. I saw another guy running in the same shorts 2- days after I first tried them.

            • Fit:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            2.0

            Heavy and increased chaffing

            By Clydesdale Runner

            from Utah

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Durable

            Cons

            • Heavy
            • Slips Down

            Best Uses

            • Gym

            Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

            As other customers described, the shorts are very heavy. I also had trouble with the compression short slipping down and actually causing chaffing instead of preventing. It could be a size issue but the fit seemed adequate. I will likely only use for gym workouts and not running.

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

            Color bleeds

            By likes to run

            from Japan

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Comfortable

            Cons

            • Color bleeds

            Best Uses

            • Running

            Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

            My husband has worn these shorts for many years. We have never had a problem with color bleeding. We ordered 2 new pair and the color bled on both of them.

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

            Feel good

            By AJ the Gator

            from Scottsdale, AZ

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Allows Free Movement
            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Dries Quickly

            Cons

            • Creeps Down A Bit In Back

            Best Uses

            • Cycling
            • Running

            Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

            Thought I would try running shorts with built in compression to avoid havnig to buy shorts and compression separately. They are quite comfortable but tend to creep down just a little in the back. Still need to make sure you use body glide liberally in your sensative areas.

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

            Ok but heavier than I expected

            By Rez

            from Philadelphia

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Restricts Movement

              Best Uses

              • Running

              Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

              Descent pair of running shorts. They are fairly heavy weight though. Have to see how they feel in colder weather. Way too heavy for hot days.

               
              4.0

              Too heavy to race

              By Poser wannabe

              from Hollywood, Fl.

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Pros

              • Allows Free Movement
              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Solid Workout Shorts

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Wear
                • Gym
                • Team Sports

                Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                As stated by other reviewers, these shorts are heavier than expected. Good gym shorts and ok for training runs. They are very comfortable.

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

                Very comfortable

                By Jdcobb1

                from Temecula, CA

                About Me Competitive Athlete

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Allows Free Movement
                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gym
                  • Running
                  • Team Sports

                  Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                  Very nice. I love the compression. It's supportive, but not at all restrictive or uncomfortable.

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

                  El Perfecto

                  By Dr. Pain

                  from Upstate, NY

                  About Me Avid Athlete

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gym

                    Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                    This Complete Package keeps your 'package' secure.

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

                    Good shorts

                    By Dave

                    from San Diego

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Allows Free Movement
                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Running

                      Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                      Good shorts, I have the same shorts in another brand and they are just as good.

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

                      Comfortable but heavy running shorts

                      By Chad

                      from Hattiesburg, MS

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Allows Free Movement
                      • Comfortable

                      Cons

                      • Heavy

                      Best Uses

                      • Gym

                      Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                      I love the 2 in 1 technology- I have other running shorts like this. As another review stated, the compression liner prevents leg rub. One major thing about these shorts is they are heavy, I will not wear these shorts for longer runs or races because of this. The shorts are comfortable; however, I probably would not have bought them if I knew this before hand. If you are looking for a comfortable pair of gym shorts they are fine.

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

                      A Great 2-in-1

                      By the Truth

                      from Cardiff by the Sea, CA

                      About Me Avid Athlete

                      Pros

                      • Allows Free Movement
                      • Breathable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Gym
                        • Running
                        • Team Sports

                        Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                        I am very happy with these shorts. The compression is right on the money - I've had other shorts that were either too tight or not tight enough. I also like that they have side pockets, along with an interior pocket useful for bringing a few necessities when I hit the road. I highly recommend, as these have become my go to short when they're clean! Hope they can help you too get a few extra miles in!

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

                        Good Shorts....BUT

                        By Jdhnine

                        from Charlotte, NC

                        About Me Avid Athlete

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Dries Quickly
                        • Durable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Gym
                          • Running

                          Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                          Great material and weight on these shorts, and I love 2-in-1 technology, however; the leg opening is way too wide on these. The fit is like wearing bell-bottom shorts. I can't run and ring at the same time. Unfortunately, must return.

                          • Fit:
                          • Feels too big
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          4.0

                          Almost Perfect. . .

                          By Professor Paul

                          from Champaign, IL

                          About Me Avid Athlete

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Allows Free Movement
                          • Breathable
                          • Comfortable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Gym
                            • Running

                            Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                            I'm both a "the fewer pieces of clothing, the better" and a "my enormous thighs generate friction that could be used to heat entire cities" sort of guy. So I had to have the all-in-one compression short/running short the minute I saw it. All-in-all, I've been thrilled with the purchase (did I mention I'm also a "my hamstrings cramp if I even look at them funny" kind of guy?). The compression is great, the friction reduction is fantastic--I've survived an eight mile tempo run without chafing, sans BodyGlide-- and the moisture management is good.

                            My only real concern: these shorts feel heavy. I guess that's the whole "all-sports" thing, but I do wear separate running shorts and compression shorts that collectively feel a good bit lighter.

                            Still, all in all, a great short so far.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            5.0

                            They'll last for years

                            By Sandman

                            from Bloomington, MN

                            About Me Avid Athlete

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable
                            • Dries Quickly
                            • Durable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Gym
                              • Running

                              Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                              I hadn't shopped at RRS for awhile...only because my last purchases lasted so long and are still very serviceable. I just wanted to treat myself to some new apparel. These shorts, I expect, will see use for several miles

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

                              Feels Great - good for many sports

                              By Phil

                              from Lincoln, NE

                              About Me Avid Athlete

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Allows Free Movement
                              • Breathable
                              • Comfortable
                              • Durable
                              • Good price value
                              • Great for cold weather

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Good basketball
                                • Great for Tennis
                                • Team Sports

                                Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                                The inner compression short is really comfortable. The shorts are good for those in-between weather days for running since they are a little warmer than regular shorts but cooler than pants.

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

                                Great shorts but needs a longer drawcord

                                By stubee

                                from santa cruz, ca

                                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Allows Free Movement
                                • Comfortable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Running

                                  Comments about R-Gear Mens Road Runner Sports Power Boost 2-in-1 8" Shorts:

                                  The shorts are great if you need a longer length. I tried asics 2 in 1 shorts but the 6 in inseam caused the material to bunch up. The extra 2 in of this short makes a huge difference, no bunching. Very comfortable. Only con is the drawstring, it is too short, numerous times I've had to fish for the cord after it disappeared into the waistband. Otherwise this short would have 5 stars.

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

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