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M's 5" AFO Middle Short

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Sustainable materials, responsibly made.

M's 5" AFO Middle Short

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

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

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behind the design

Breathable

Fast drying

Lightweight

Moisture-wicking

Recycled poly

Built as an all-around performer and everyday running staple, the Middle Short is a silhouette we've been refining since the very beginning. A bestseller, it's our go-to short for crushing the majority of our mileage. Made from our ultralight AFO stretch fabric, the Middle Short wicks, breathes, and dries super quickly and has an integrated brief liner and two pockets for your essential carrying needs.

Highlights

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Smooth finish

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

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Keep it secure

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

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Stay seen

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

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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5" AFO shorts - As free as split shorts

Great pair of everyday shorts that feel as free as 3" split shorts without being so serious and revealing when you don't need it.

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E.G.
Comfiest Running Shorts I Own

These fit great and the comfy waist band is the best part. I NEED MORE OF THEM. :)

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Awesome

Love the fit, materials and everything overall! I’ll definitely buy in the future, waiting for the new collection already

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S.H.
He loved them

I bought these as a gift for my husband and he loves them. Perfect length and two pockets!

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S.C.
Love these shorts so much!!

I have a bunch of pairs of these shorts. They’re the perfect length. They breathe well and wick moisture—the don’t cling to your skin in the rain. They’re light. They don’t chafe. The rear pocket works well, I can access it while running, it fits my iPhone, and there is *no bounce.* Honestly, they are the perfect running shorts. Can’t say enough good things about them. If you have any fluorescent shirts that you wear for dawn/dusk runs, this print looks nice with those. One of my favorite prints so far.