The Best Running Shorts for Men

Here are the best running shorts men can rock this summer.

Fellow men, we've all had an experience with poorly crafted running shorts.

Sometimes they ride, sometimes the rub and chafe; running with a poorly crafted pair of running shorts on a hot summer day makes running all but impossible. But with a dozen different styles and fits to choose from, hunting for the perfect pair of running shorts can be an arduous task that is very much a trial and error experience. With that said, there remain a handful of shorts that have stood above the rest over the years. Here are the best running shorts men can rock this summer.

Tracksmith Twilight Split

Tracksmith Twilight Split

Tracksmith Twilight Split

With a super comfy inner liner and three different pockets, the Tracksmith Twilight Split is a comfy and reliable pair of running shorts perfect for all occasions. The shorts Bravio fabric is flowy and. despite its prominent upper thigh exposure, feels like it's covering all of you.

The Bravio fabric itself is a fabulous blend of micro-polyester and elastane that's soft against your skin and antimicrobial. The Italian-crafted fabric also has small holes littered throughout that helps with airflow and keeping the shorts dry.

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Outdoor Voices Rec 5"

Outdoor Voices Rec 5"

Outdoor Voices Rec 5"

Incredibly stylish with super deep pockets, Outdoor Voices shorts border between active and casual wear. The lightweight nylon-spandex blend is light and quick to dry, and the pockets are deep enough to carry a smartphone and a wallet without feeling weighed down. They also have a headphone exit if you crave music on your runs.

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Fourlaps Bolt 7"

Fourlaps Bolt 7"

Fourlaps Bolt 7"

While the pockets aren't deep enough for every smartphone, the Fourlaps Bolt 7 is a comfy and casual pair of running shorts meant for the casual runner. While the 7" shorts may feel longer to some, the length actually gives your shorts a splash of versatility, meaning you can wear 'em on a run, to the gym, to the grocery store, or even around the house. The shorts' poly-spandex blend is also insanely comfortable and with three different pockets to shelter your goods, the pros of the Fourlaps Bolt definitely outweigh the cons.

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Saxx Pilot 2N1

Saxx Pilot 2N1

Saxx Pilot 2N1

Known for its BallPark pouch, the Saxx Pilot 2N1 offers the best support out of any other running shorts. Made from a moisture-wicking, anti-odor blend of polyester, spandex, and nylon, the Pilot's steep price tag is for a reason. Comfortable, durable, and offering 3-D support in all the right places, there simply are no other shorts quite like them.

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The Under Armour Launch SW 7"

The Under Armour Launch SW 7"

The Under Armour Launch SW 7"

Under Armour has a long history of crafting amazing fitness gear designed for high-intensity workouts, and their running shorts are no different. The Launch SW offers an internal draw cord and deep pockets perfect for almost anything. A handful of mesh inner linings provide breathability, and of course it's designed with a moisture-wicking fabric that's flexible and anti-odor.

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