Men's ROAD RUNNER SPORTS CHANGE OF PACE 7" SHORT :: Look no further for your new favorite training short. The men's Road Runner Sports Change of Pace 7" Short will keep that smile on your face all run long thanks to powerfully moisture-wicking fabric, comfortable inner brief and 360° reflectivity. Stash all your necessities in the inner key/media pocket and ergonomic back zip pocket. 7" inseam
These are a great running short that would work well in the gym! I've run 8 miles and they were as comfortable as can be. There was no chaffing and the inner liner is as comfortable as can be. I fit two gels in the back zip pocket and due to almost forgot that I had them in there. No 'bouncing' at all. The shorts are very soft to the feel but are durable and have a quality feel. Do yourself a favor and make these YOUR new favorite running shorts. I bought two and am now ordering my third pair!
Jim the Runner
Lightweight and no chaffing
On runs over 6 miles, chaffing becomes a serious problem. These shorts have a great liner that completely protects against chaffing. A draw string allows me to clip my iPhone to the waist band too. I run 6 miles about 4 times a week so I need at least three pairs of shorts. I had a hard time finding shorts that don't chafe so I'm very happy to have found these. I plan on getting several more pairs.
A very nice pair of shorts. They have by far been my best running shorts. I really like the zippered pocket for energy gel, and my house key. I also like the length, my wife picks on me when my running shorts are "too" short.
The only thing that I don't like is the draw string, every time I wash them I have to fish it out of the waistband, it is a little too long and it gets wrapped around other things in the dryer.
I have never bought a poor product from RRS and these are no exception. A very good option
Excellent product, [...]
These shorts are very comfortable and stylish. Can't comment on durability, but seem well constructed.
If only it had decent pockets!
These shorts would be great if only they had some decent pockets. There's one sort of on the back/hip area which would be fine for your key or ID or some cash but awkward and too small to carry any more than maybe one gel (& a narrow-packaged one, like GU at that). So unfortunately these won't be my marathon day shorts because I want to carry at least a few Hammergels and I want to access them without fumbling around while I run. So they're very comfortable shorts but I wish they had real pockets.
Downers Grove IL
I felt quicker
In the past , I have always preferred wearing compression shorts under my running shorts. This was one of the first times I have gone with shorts which had a inner liner. The results were great. Not only did the shorts look sharp and professional, they made me feel a touch quicker, a touch lighter as I was only wearing one layer as opposed to two.
As we all know, feeling quicker equals running quicker:)
Very Nice Shorts
These are my go to shorts for training runs. They're lightweight and move with me without riding up. The only downside are the pockets. The key/mp3 pocket in my shorts will not hold a key on a run. The key falls out every time only to be held in by the inner-liner. Now I put my key in the zippered back pocket but there's no place for gels on a long run. That said for straight up running they are my favorite.
Excellent Running Shorts
This is really a fine pair of shorts . . . I am an avid runner and a "gym rat" . . . These shorts have proved to be most comfortable for both activities . . . Only detractors from a 5-star rating are that the reflector appliques are coming loose after just a few washings and the label has to be cut out because it is rough and prickly . . .
great shorts but..
These shorts are extremely comfortable and great for trail running. I have several pairs of the RR brand and love them. The drawstring in the 7" shorts is a huge improvement over the 5" inseam shorts. I would love to see RR design these shorts with the same pocket configuration that their 5" inseam shorts have. A center zip pocket in the back along with the two velcro enclosed back pockets or even a mesh pocket in the back for gels.
Best workout shorts ever
Just bought 4 more pair after using these shorts a few times. They are extremely comfortable but supportive with the inner brief. I run, weight lift, and generally workout with these shorts and they perform well in all situations. They also look fairly sharp and I would feel comfortable to wear them as casual shorts around town.
JR in MA
Can't see any reason why someone would not love these shorts!
Good Training Shorts
These will be my go to for long runs. Was looking for a pair that helped reduce chafing. Good results after the first 3 runs. Like the zipper pocket on the back that allows for 1 key. Would not put too much in there as could be uncomfortable.
Also like being able to go into a store or someplace to eat with out being uncomfortable about my running outfit.
Comfortable running/ workout shorts. Really like the side zipper pocket. Many other shorts have the zipper pocket directly at the back - which can be a problem if you are doing considerable abs/core work on your back. These are great for working out. The feel a little long, but that's a minor issue.
Runs by night
Putnam county, NY
Perfect shorts for my use!
I was looking for a solid running short for high temps. Most are too long or too short, these are just right. The waistband is very wide and comfortable, the weight is just right. I do 15-20 miles a week and just ordered another 3 pair of these shorts.
mike in memphis
Great pants, and the blue is a great color! They don't restrict movement, so sprinting in them is a breeze. Also, unlike the older version of these, there are no pockets, making them lighter and less bulky, and all around better than before.
Good value & comfort
A solid, comfortable, multipurpose pair of shorts. They will not set the gold-standard, but for the price you would be hard-pressed to find better. They've been through many workouts, and several races & have more than earned their keep.
Somewhere in the Deep South
No complaints at all
I needed some shorts with a longer inseam, but didn't want to run in basketball shorts. These are lightweight and comfortable. No problems to report at all. It's only been a few weeks, so I can't comment on durability yet.
San Jose, CA
Good casual shorts; I miss the old style
I really like the RR branded stuff. I have a pair of 7" shorts that have lasted years. They have side pockets and a zipper pocket in the back. If they would put the side pockets into this short, they would be perfect.
Tampa Bay, FL
This is a very comfortable running short. I have my clothes washed at the gym and they have shrunk several pairs of my other shorts made by different brands. So far I have been really pleased how well this pair has held up.
east bay, ca
Finally, a pair that works
Finally a pair of rUnning shorts that are comfortable and breathable and have enough holding area for more than just one ore two GU packets. Nice pocket area and easily accessible
Good, but not Great
I recently wore these shorts for a half marathon and the inner brief rubbed my legs raw by the end of the race. It didn't bother me during the race, but I could certainly feel it afterwards. Inner brief could be more comfortable.
Very comfortable to run in, although likely too much fabric for competitive runners on race day. Able to run errands after a run and not feel as though I need to change out of my running shorts.
North Park Todd
San Diego, CA
Probably the best feeling shorts I own (after I trimmed out the inner liner). The only concern that I have is that the "royal blue" are more of a "carribean blue".
I wouldn't buy them again
Can't wear when you want to put your gloves, hat, headband in your pocket. Can fit very little in back pocket. Would have returned them had I not been so lazy.
Great running shorts!
I really like these shorts with the liner, I don't need underwear with them. The fabric is lightweight and breathable. I will definitely buy these again.
Ran 11 miles with these 1st time out - extremely comfortable. These are my new go to running shorts, and planning to buy several more.
The Mazda Man
I really like these shorts, they are lightweight and they don't get in the way. There's plenty of room for keys and gear as well.
Good shorts for early spring late fall
I was looking for shorts not to long or short these are great for running in fall or spring they look and feel great.
My favorite shorts
These are my favorite running shorts. Pockets and placed perfectly. They're comfortable. The length is exactly what I like.
Great Running/Gym Shorts
Fine shorts, just the right length. Pocket in back just right for hotel
keys, gatorade money. I have four pairs.
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