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5" AFO Middle Short

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5" AFO Middle Short

COLOR  
M's 5" AFO Middle Short
size
inseam/length

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Regular fit, Size Chart Aron is 5'11" and wears size MWilliam is 6'1" and wears size M

Our bestseller and everyday running essential — lightweight and fast drying short with a moisture-wicking brief liner. Read more

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Print Story

As part of our Chennai Collection, this floral print is designed by Chennai-based textile artist Kashmira Baheti and is based on a magnolia flower, or champaka — commonly known now as the joy magnolia and revered in Chennai for its joyful fragrance.

Print Story

As part of our Chennai Collection, this floral print is designed by Chennai-based textile artist Kashmira Baheti and is based on a magnolia flower, or champaka — commonly known now as the joy magnolia and revered in Chennai for its joyful fragrance.

Print Story

As part of our Chennai Collection, this landscape print is designed by Chennai-based textile artist Kashmira Baheti and captures the nocturnal energy of the junglescape that surrounds her hometown. The ground texture is intended to reflect both earth and water, as Chennai's landscape can fluctuate dramatically between the two with the changing seasons.

Smooth finish

Bonded hem seams ensure an anti-chafe fit + clean finish

Keep it secure

A secure back pocket has a nylon pull for easier in-motion access

Stay seen

Signature reflective logo on front and “watermark” reflectivity on back increases visibility in low light

Highlights

features

Weightless feel
Ultra-light AFO stretch woven fabric feels like its not even there

Cool and dry
Fast dry time, high breathability + excellent sweat wicking for a cool, comfortable ride

Built-in liner
Integrated moisture-wicking performance brief liner

Softer, breathable waistband
An updated knit waistband with external facing drawcord provides a secure, comfortable fit while perforations enhance breathability

Breathable waistband
Perforated knit waistband with internal drawcord provides a secure fit that is both breathable + comfortable

Smooth finish
Bonded hem seams ensure an anti-chafe fit + clean finish

Keep it secure
A secure back zip pocket has a nylon pull for easier in-motion access; can fit most sized phones

Keep it separated
Internal drop down brief pocket for key/card includes a key loop bungee* that doubles as hang loop

Stay seen
Signature reflective logo on front and “watermark” reflectivity on back increases visibility in low light

*the s-biner clip, key ring + keys not included with shorts—sorry, we need our keys

materials + specs

AFO
88% recycled polyester, 12% elastane

Performance brief liner
94% polyester, 6% spandex

Weight
106g / 3.7oz (M’s Medium)

Garment made in Vietnam

Fabric Callout

AFO

Ultra-light and fast drying, AFO is a stretch woven made from recycled polyester. We use it across our Singlets, Splits, Middle Shorts, and 2-In-1 Traverse Shorts for high-performance styles that feel lighter-than-air.

SHOP ALL AFO

care instructions

Wash when needed on cold, delicate cycle with like colors

Tumble dry low or hang dry for best results and lifespan of the garment

sustainability

Our AFO fabric is composed of 88% recycled polyester. We use high-grade recycled polyester made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic like rPET (commonly found in single-use bottles and containers) to reduce the impact of our apparel without compromising on performance, durability or comfort. 

AFO fabric is also bluesign® certified meaning it is free from harmful chemicals and is fabricated in a way that meets a high environmental standard.

Learn more about our sustainable initiatives here.

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Customer Reviews

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great shorts

I have a few pairs of Janji shorts. First time trying this model and they did not disappoint! Great gear for great running.

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N.C.
Best Running Shorts

These are my favorite running shorts! They're so light, comfortable, and dry quickly.
One thing for the Janji staff: I prefer the fit of the waistband in the Philippines Collection compared to the new waistband design.

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Super comfortable and clearly good quality.

Excellent for long runs. Clearly great quality. Light material and comfortable waistband. Inner lining fits well. Great looking shorts!

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T.L.
Best shorts ever!

I got a pair of these through Dirtbag Runners emblazoned with the group logo. 5'9", 180. I had no idea just how amazing these shorts are! Everything they claim: light, fast-drying, comfortable! I wore them for the first time on a 40 mile run and ZERO chafe!! Worth every penny!!

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Men’s AFO middle short 5inch

Perfect shorts and very sleek prints! I’m 5’8 and 145lbs with a muscular build, so I went with size medium. They fit perfect with the right amount of snugness and breathability. I have gone on 10 mile runs in them and done hour long Vinyasa Yoga sessions in them and they worked perfect for both. Will be buying these shorts for a long time.

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J.T.
These shorts really are anti-chafe

These shorts are very lightweight and stretch well. I love the fit but will warn the sizing runs slightly small. I wore them for a rugged 20 miler without any anti-chafe balms and did not experience any chafing at all. The fabric wicks moisture very well to keep me comfortable. This is important to me as I am a heavy sweater.

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M's 5" AFO Middle Short

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C.M.
Love em

Cant wait to buy another pair

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M's 5" AFO Middle Short

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D.
Consistently Good

I've been getting a pair of shorts with every new drop since the Philippine season and they've been very consistent with the quality while also having small tweaks that improve the shorts every season. Will definitely cop more in future drops.