men’s run shorts – a comparison



Looking for an all-sport short that functions for running, gyming, hot-yogaing and strength training?

Okay, guys. We get it. More than two options between shorts and you're ready to ditch the drama.

Here's a break-down of the RUN:Response Short, Reflex Short and Interval Short into standards you can handle with need-to-know fit and function features. Pop into your local lululemon to try them on yourself.

Check out our selection of online RUN:Response Shorts and jump in a fit room at your local store to find a selection of the Reflex and Interval Shorts.

Similarities:
- Moisture-wicking/ quick-dry fabric (goodbye sweat stains)
- Zippered key pockets
- Built-in liners
- Reflective logo - safety alert for road-runners!
- Inner drawstring
- Flat-seams = no chafing

Differences:
- Interval Short's liner is a brief, whereas the Response Short and the Reflex Short's are boxer-brief meets compression short
- Reflex and Interval Shorts have rear/waistband zippered pockets; the Response Short's is on the side
- Those who like to show off their quads will be comfortable in the Interval Short. For those who require a little length - try on the Response and Reflex Shorts
- Hang up your dirty Response Shorts with the rear waistband hang tab.

And now for some pictures ...

RUN:Response Short
mens technical running shorts
Above: Rear view shows off the venting along the low back and bum on the Response Short.

mesh compression short
Above: Long length (and a barely there mesh compression short) make the RUN:Response Short the best technical men's short seller.

Reflex Short
reflective running shorts
Above: The side of this Reflex Short has a reflective design.

trail running shorts
Above: Pockets, pockets, pockets make the Reflex Short an option for the gym or the trails.

Interval Short

rear zipped pocket running shorts
Above: How many keys can you fit in the rear zippered pocket of the Interval Short?

brief lined running shorts
Above: A brief-liner makes the Interval Short a grab-n-go staple garment.

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7 Comments »


I love running in the Run:Response Shorts. They are so light, keep my dry from rain, and warm or cool as need be.

Comment by Chuck Buckley — July 3, 2009 @ 12:24 pm


great shorts – love the lack of the “split” that plague many running shorts

Comment by Ben Jackson — July 3, 2009 @ 2:58 pm


While the Run:Response Shorts are a bit on the pricy side in my opinion they’re totally worth the money. Best running shorts I’ve ever worn. The boxer brief liner is what makes them for me, plenty of room unlike most regular brief style liners.

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