Running in warm weather requires a great pair of shorts. And many styles these days hit the mark. In addition to featuring breathable fabrics, they’re often made with hidden pockets for handy storage and reflective details to keep you visible to oncoming traffic during night runs. To help you find your perfect fit, we’ve rounded up some of the best running shorts for women to consider adding to your lineup. They’re designed to suit a range of needs, whether you’re looking for a basic style, one that features both a short and a liner or an option designed with tummy control.
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1. Under Armour Fly By Running Shorts
Under Armour's Fly By running shorts feature moisture-wicking, fast-drying fabrics and mesh side panels for ultimate cooling effects. They come with a built-in brief for enhanced coverage.
Pros: What's more, these shorts include front hand pockets and a hidden back pocket for versatile storage. Subtle reflective details also offer visibility on night runs.
Cons: Some users may find these tend to ride up slightly.
2. Ododos High Waisted Running Shorts
These spandex-nylon blend shorts feature a high-rise hem for effective tummy control. They're also made with four-way stretch to give you the perfect fit.
Pros: These are breathable, durable and available in dozens of colors. They're come in sizes X-small to XXX-large.
Cons: Some lighter-colored styles may be slightly see-through when you bend over.
3. Amazon Brand Core 10 Running Shorts
This compressive-meets-polyester style features a form-fitting liner that peeks out from underneath an outer short to prevent chafing. The shorts are supremely lightweight and feature a drawcord for easy adjustments.
Pros: These come with reflective details, a hidden storage pocket and are available in sizes up to 3X.
Cons: Some users may prefer the liner to be a bit longer.
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