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3.5" Groundwork Trail Short

3.5" Groundwork Trail Short

Moisture-wicking stretch nylon short with light compression + tons of pocketing

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Formfitting, Size Chart Gabby is 5'8" and wears size S
Camilla is 5'7" and wears size L

Minimalist design, maximal options — the lightly compressive Janji 3.5" Groundwork Trail Short has five pockets for your longest adventures and a moisture-wicking, body-hugging fit so there's nothing to hold you back.Read more

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features

All about the Groundwork
Breathable, moisture-wicking fabric provides light compression with an unnoticeable feel in stride

Stays put
Silicone grippers on the hem prevent the fabric from riding up + keep the short in place during high-output movement

Upgraded drawcord
Long enough for a comfortable, customized fit with rubberized ends so it won't get lost in the wash

Pocket it
Double-tiered side pockets stash snacks and essentials so they're easily accessible

Keep it secure
An integrated Janji blue s-biner key clip in the top right pocket secures your keys

Back pocket duals as pass-thru
A back pocket can be used to store nutrition or as a pass-thru to secure a top or lightweight layer

Stay seen
Janji signature blue reflective logo on front and “watermark” on back increases visibility in low light

materials + specs

Groundwork Knit
68% nylon, 32% spandex

Power mesh pockets
100% polyester

Weight
122g / 4.3oz (W’s Small)

Garment made in Vietnam

sustainability

Groundwork Knit is made using a premium grade nylon that has a significantly tighter woven filament than standard synthetics. Tighter filaments mean less microfiber shedding in the wash-cycle, plus greater durability of the garment (longer lifespan, more wearing).

Groundwork Knit 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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F.H.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'10" to 6'0"
Usual Size: M
Size Purchased: M
Love these, but…

I think these shorts are amazing. You can never have too many pockets for snacks on long adventures. What would put them over the top would be a crotch gusset so they could be worn without undies to minimise chaffing. You could call it the Run Free Trail Short:)

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Michelle A.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'1" to 5'3"
Usual Size: S
Size Purchased: S
Love!

These fit so well, and the pockets! Oh my goodness. I have never had so many pockets. My phone doesn’t bounce in them. Really, these are the best. I would like a fully solid black pair too, but these are so so nice as is.

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Sarah S.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'0" or shorter
Usual Size: S
Size Purchased: S
My new favorite

The groundwork trail short is my new favorite. If these are clean, I grab them, and sometimes even when they aren't clean I grab them. Using the size guide, I am happy with the fit I got, and I absolutely love the print. It is beautiful! The pockets are very useful, snug at the top so keys and phone don't slip out, but once the items are in the pockets, I don't feel them.

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S.
Wear it for: Running, Hiking
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'7" to 5'9"
Usual Size: M
Size Purchased: M
These get me pumped to get out there

Long or short, trail or city, when I put these shorts on I’m ready to get after it. I work for Janji and have heard colleagues hyping these - they’ve lived up to the hype. The mesh pockets are brilliant for stashing anything I might need. My only small nit is that I’d prefer the grip around the legs to be just a touch wider. Planning on bringing these on a lot of adventures to come.

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Stephanie W.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'4" to 5'6"
Usual Size: XS
Size Purchased: XS

W's 3.5" Groundwork Trail Short

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KathyM
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Runs large
Height: 5'7" to 5'9"
Usual Size: M
Size Purchased: M
LOVE!!

I wore these shorts for the first time in a half marathon yesterday and they are awesome. My phone in one pocket did not bounce AT ALL, gels in the other were easy to access. Small pockets in back worked for tucking away trash. Super comfortable. They may run slightly large— I usually order medium in Janji and would get small if I order these again (which I definitely will in another color). They actually are probably exactly true to size! I was worried that they would be too short, but find them very comfortable even for me at age 64.

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Vanessa
Wear it for: Running, Hiking
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'10" to 6'0"
Usual Size: M
Size Purchased: M
Perfect running shorts

LOVE. Inseam is a bit more like 4". I ran with my phone both in the side pocket and in the pass-through pocket (love this Janji feature). Fits perfectly and doesn't move around. Love the details: exterior drawcord, thigh grips so they don't ride up (5 sweaty miles at least!), tiny d-ring to hold a key and so many other pockets. Super light and comfy. Going to buy every color. Medium fits perfectly and is my normal shorts size.

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Morgan
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Height: 5'7" to 5'9"
Usual Size: S
Size Purchased: S
Ready To Roam

These shorts do not ride up one bit. The fabric is light and comfy, and the mesh pockets are strong enough to hold a phone and so many snacks! The short length screams speed but these shorts were designed to go the distance.

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Sara L.C.
Wear it for: Running
Product Fit: Spot-on
Usual Size: M
Size Purchased: M
Rides up

The shorts rode up until too short. Wished you had something between the 2 lengths you offer

Hi Sara - we appreciate you sharing your feedback and we'll pass it on to our product development team. Apologies that you experienced the shorts riding up, we know how frustrating that is.