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5" AFO Middle Short

5" AFO Middle Short

Hyperlight, fast drying short with a moisture-wicking brief liner

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M's 5" AFO Middle Short
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Regular fit, Size Chart William is 6'1" and wears size M Noah is 6'2" and wears size M David 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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features

Weightless feel
Ultra-light AFO stretch woven fabric for a barely-there-feeling shell

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

Built-in brief 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

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

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 sacrificing 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

Based on 275 reviews
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Alex C.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'7" to 5'9"
Usual Size: S
Size Purchased: S
Great shorts

Love these shorts. Very comfortable and fit as expected. Will definitely be buying more.

K
Kyle E.
Wear it for: Running, Hiking, Everyday wear
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'7" to 5'9"
Usual Size: S
Size Purchased: S
Plan on buying more

Truly love these shorts and I highly recommend
You buy an extra simply because you’ll love them too

S
Steve S.
Wear it for: Running, Everyday wear
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'10" to 6'0"
Usual Size: M
Size Purchased: M
5” Midddle Short

Just love these shorts. Nothing else the same on market

C
Christopher R.
Wear it for: Running, Hiking, Everyday wear
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 6'0" to 6'2"
Usual Size: M
Size Purchased: M
Versatile, Lightweight, and Comfortable

These are the best shorts I found that are versatile, lightweight, colorful, short, with a brief liner, and with a couple pockets. I know they are running shorts, but I actually use them for running and crossfit. They've replaced other brands I've collected over the years.

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Brett
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 6'0" to 6'2"
Usual Size: L
Size Purchased: L
Supurb

I’ve tried many different shorts and those AFO’s are the best. Light weight and fit perfectly! I love the material and colors. This was my first janji purchase but it won’t be the last.

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Gabriel M.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'7" to 5'9"
Usual Size: S
Size Purchased: S
Best. Shorts. Ever.

These are so lightweight and comfortable that I genuinely forget I'm wearing them. I think the sign of good kit is that you don't notice it when you're running. These definitely hit that mark. I just ran my first marathon and these stayed dry and in place the whole time. I can't say enough good things about them! My new go-to, for sure

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Scott G.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'10" to 6'0"
Usual Size: M
Size Purchased: M
M's 5" AFO Middle Short

Easily my favorite running shorts. But, bring back the elastic drawstring :)

M
Matthew T.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Runs small
Height: 6'0" to 6'2"
Usual Size: S
Size Purchased: S
Lightest, fastest-drying shorts I’ve found!

Can’t say enough good things about these shorts. So light weight, dries super quick, doesn’t cling except on the sweatiest, most humid runs. Only complaint is that the sizing can be inconsistent. One pair of size S fit great. Follow up order of 3 pairs of size S are significantly smaller although still wearable.

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Daniel M.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Runs small
Height: 6'0" to 6'2"
Usual Size: M
Size Purchased: L
Amazing shorts

These shorts are almost perfect for me. They’re super lightweight, breathable, durable, and comfortable. I like zippered side pockets, but these shorts don’t have them otherwise these would be perfect. That said I’ll be buying up several pairs of these in the coming months and they’ll be replacing all my other running shorts. As others have said or the sizing notes show order a size up from what you usually wear. I’m a 32-33” waist and generally that corresponds to a medium, but the large fits me perfectly.

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Alex w.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Runs small
Height: 6'0" to 6'2"
Usual Size: L
Size Purchased: L

M's 5" AFO Middle Short