More Details With micro-perforations for breathability, FlashDry™ to wick away sweat, and a wide, ultra-comfy waistband, the Flight Stridelight Short, designed with input from our Athlete Team, will keep you laser-focused on the challenge ahead.
More Details The Motivation High-Rise Pocket 9" Short is a fitted short with light compression and FlashDry™ technology. Oh, and they have not one, but two low-profile thigh pockets.
More Details The Men’s Wander Short is stretch-woven and featured for performance. When you're looking for mobility and comfort on the trail, this sweat-wicking and water-repellent short should be your first choice.
More Details The Flight Stridelight 2-in-1 Short is a light, super-breathable short with micro-perforations for breathability and a comfy compression that delivers just the right amount of coverage and support.
More Details The Women's Wander Short, with thoughtful features like an extra-wide waistband and drop-in hand pockets, and performance fabrics like sweat-wicking FlashDry-XD™, might just inspire your next great adventure.
More Details Keep your lower half in climate-controlled comfort as you get after it. The light-yet-durable Movmynt Short features a 100%-recycled body fabric, FlashDry XD™ and a secure-zip pocket on the rear of the waistband.

Stay motivated on the trail with running shorts from The North Face. Built to help you perform at your peak from the first step, these lightweight and breathable shorts keep you cool and comfortable at every mile marker.

The best running shorts for going the extra mile

Our workout shorts are built to perform. Perfect for marathons, trail running, and gym time, these comfortable shorts offer anti-odor liners, easy-to-adjust drawstrings, and breathable materials. Extra lightweight materials offer support and comfort mile after mile. Reflective logos and trim make sure you're seen on the road. Zipper pockets let you carry all of your essentials and make great phone pockets to keep you connected.

Beat chafing with long shorts or look for a compression short or brief liner. The subtle inseam also helps avoid rubbing as much as possible. Moisture-wicking and quick-drying materials help you beat sweat buildup. Lace up your running shoes (try men's sneakers or women's sneakers) and get ready to go.

Looking good in women's and men's running shorts

Get accessibility to your full range of motion AND a great look at the same time. When you slide on your sports bra and active top, grab a pair of shorts you know can match your style. Unassuming black baselayer or eye-catching colorful centerpiece, head to checkout with a look you'll love. Have a personal preference for a longer look? Head to our leggings section to find long and short tights.

We're always coming out with new styles and designs, so keep an eye on new arrivals. Or head to best sellers to find out what's trending.

Say yes to breathable, moveable comfort

Casual runners, cardio-fanatics and weekend warriors can break their personal best in loose-fitting running shorts. Designed to be highly flexible and comfortable, they provide you with the range of motion you need to run freely. 2-in-1 shorts with a compressive liner in a comfy stretch fabric add an extra layer of support for more hardcore trainers. The sweat-wicking fabric helps keep you cool, especially if you're kitted out in full trail run gear.

Slip on the stretchy elastic waistband and slide your phone into a secure side pocket. Our zip pockets let you concentrate on your run, not worry about your house keys or your phone getting lost on the trail.

Trail, track, asphalt, or countryside, running shorts from The North Face are designed to help you get the most out of your run. Find the best pair of run shorts to help you move with confidence and check out our granola girl backpacks!

From trail running to jogging city streets, you need a pair of running shorts that can keep up with you. That’s where we come in. Shop our amazing selection.