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6" Groundwork Pace Short

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6" Groundwork Pace Short

COLOR  
W's 6" Groundwork Pace Short
size
inseam/length

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Formfitting, Size Chart Gabby is 5'8" and wears size SBlake is 5'7" and wears size MJacarina is 5'9" and wears size L

Improved comfort, same great feel — our bestselling Groundwork Pace Short is back and ready to tackle any workout you throw at it with improved ergonomic seaming, generous pocketing and optimal coverage 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

Unfussy + secure fit
Ergonomic waistband design contours the hips for optimal comfort in stride while power mesh lining offers secure support

Infinity drawcord
Allows for an adaptable fit + will not get tugged out in the wash

Pocket it
Two deep side pockets can easily accommodate the largest phone sizes (plus case) + minimize any movement or bounce

Keep it separated
An internal waistband pocket can stash card/cash or key

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 lining
100% polyester

Weight
122g / 4.3oz (W’s Small)

Garment made in Vietnam

Fabric Callout

Groundwork

High-performance, moisture-wicking stretch nylon with durable support. Explore more behind our tights and sports bra fabric.

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care instructions

Wash before first use on cold with like colors

Tumble dry low

Heads up — some color bleed may occur
Color bleed, especially with darker colored nylon/spandex blends, is common and could stain light colored garments if washed together.

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

Based on 11 reviews
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S.
Janji did it again

A few weeks before my first 50 miler, I was getting worried about not having shorts that would last the distance without riding up, chafing, etc. Then Janji announced a release of these tights. Bingo! I have run 6, 10 and 26 mile runs with those on. They’re perfect. No riding up due to the silicone grips. They stay firmly put in place. Not too tight, either. Tons of storage. I love the two long pockets on the sides. Just like other Janji tights, I call these my second skin. I will definitely run the 50 miler with those on!

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B.B.
My everything shorts

When I tried these on I was a little worried they would be too big(I sized up because I’m 2 months postpartum). But the adjustable waist band made them perfect. Wore them for a 2 mile run and they didn’t move at all. The material is so light and has great stretch it almost feels like I’m not wearing anything. The main reason I bought these over other brands was the pockets. They actually go all the way to the bottom of the short. I love pieces that I can wear for multiple purposes. Working out, running errands, and even lounging around the house they’re that comfy. I am so happy with my purchase and plan on ordering a second pair soon.

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J.
Awesome running shorts!

These shorts are the most comfortable running wear I have ever worn. I can run for hours and the waist band doesn’t roll and the shorts don’t ride up at all. I store my phone and keys in the pockets and can’t even tell they are there.

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K.C.
My favorite biker running shorts

I have a hard time finding runner biker shorts that fit comfortably, don't ride up the thigh or belly, are flattering, and have ample pockets. I tried a pair of Groundwork Tights this fall but they weren't warm enough for our PNW winters, but I really liked the material so when I saw these I knew I had to try them. I'm 5'7", 183lbs, and have thick thighs and a thick midsection, pretty solid size 12 in most pants, I bought a Large. Not only do these shorts stay in the same place for my entire 5+ mile runs (6" length is PERFECT), they don't stretch out or make me look like a bursting sausage. I really like the silicone grippers on the hem, they don't chafe or feel too tight. On the budge side these are a steal and as an employee in the outdoor industry I love the company's promise. My only request would be to bring the waistband up just a smidge more for gals like me carrying extra in the midsection. Buying a second pair!

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S.C.
10/10

Got these in the mail this week and I decided to try them out on my long run yesterday. The silicone grippers on the bottom are awesome - the spandex didn't ride up once over 13 miles!! And I had my phone in the side pocket the whole time and they didn't pull the spandex down at all either. I can definitely see myself wearing these to climb and bike in too. If you're thinking about getting these, I highly recommend it!

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G.
Last version was awesome, yet they found some ways to improve them!

I absolutely LOVED the first version of these shorts. Stopped running in anything else. Janji made some small updates and I love 95% of it. The material is lighter and the seams feel almost nonexistent. New side pockets on each leg are great. The one change I don't love is the back pocket: I loved putting my phone in the back pocket on the originals. This new back pocket is stitched in a way that my phone won't fit in. I recently learned that this is so you can secure your shirt back there when you inevitably take it off mid run. I get it. And the new side pockets easily accommodate my phone and make it more accessible if I do need it. I will learn to love the new phone placement as I definitely still love these shorts.

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R.
Amazing changes

I loved last year's version of these sorts--but this year is way better. There are many pockets and the two side pockets are similar to the groundwork tights, you can store a lot in there! The fabric is a huge improvement. These shorts don't move at all on runs uphill & overall are a big gamechanger for me. The royal color is beautiful as well.

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M.
Even better!

Loved the shorts from last year but as per the other review, the seams at the bottom are much nicer and don’t cut in as she mentions and absolutely love the addition of side pockets. I bought the small and wear a size 2 in most pants and have a narrow hip. Fit perfect and slightly lighter which will be brilliant for summer running. I found the rise fine and I don’t like low rise. Seemed to fit me similar to last year. Brilliant!

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K.
Perfection

I LOVE these shorts. I am 5'7, 120lbs, waist size 26, and I bought these in a S. They took everything good from the 2020 version and fixed everything I had a gripe with. The hems are now seamless so they don't dig into my things. The waistband is looser than the 2020 version and does not dig in on me. They're stretchy, a little compressive, but also feel lightweight. I'd say the fabric is lighter than the 2020 ones and I think it is most comparable to the lululemon fast and free fabric. Also - POCKETS!!! Huge pockets. On the sides. In the back. All the pockets. Love it!! If I could change just one thing, I'd make the rise a little higher. But they're fantastic!

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R.L.
Very comfy, though some issues with dye transfer in the wash

Really love the fit and features of these shorts! The pockets are fantastic and fit my iphone 12 pro with no problem. The material dries quickly and the legs stay in place - really can't ask for more! The only problem I have is the same that I have with the groundwork tights - dye transfer in the wash. Some clothing that went into the same load with these shorts came out with yellow staining, which I know is from the tights as tissues that got damp in the pockets also came out yellow. Otherwise these shorts are really excellent and I would recommend to other runners with no hesistation.