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5" AFO Middle Short

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5" AFO Middle Short

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M's 5" AFO Middle Short
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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 - Under Cover

As part of our American Southwest Collection, this print was designed by Santa Fe-based multimedia artist and pro mountain trail runner Christian Gering. ​​A monochromatic, reflective version of the “Star Cover” print rotated on a 45º axis like stars shooting across the night sky. This design represents a connection across generations to ancestors who guide us, lighting our path.

Print Story - Star Cover

As part of our American Southwest Collection, this print was designed by Santa Fe-based multimedia artist and pro mountain trail runner Christian Gering. Proliferating a single star (represented by a four-pointed directional cross) into a sky pattern, this joyful composition symbolizes the never-ending fabric of time and represents a connection across generations to ancestors who guide us, lighting our path.

Print Story - Summit II

As part of our American Southwest Collection, this print was designed by Santa Fe-based multimedia artist and pro mountain trail runner Christian Gering. The geological-inspired Summit design evolved from a conversation around "mountain logic" — how a runner forms the link between earth and sky through their ascent and descent of vertical terrain. Look for the ladder in the print, symbolizing that connection and transcendence.

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

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 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

Fabric Callout

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 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.

Customer Reviews

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Bostock
Light, comfortable, phone jiggles

I guess it's hard to finesse the details? The shorts are near-perfect but the phone pocket provides quite a lot more jiggle than, say, the Mercury trackpants, which are as good as it gets.

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Adrian King
Really love these shorts

Beautifully made shorts. Great fit and cut. The materials are excellent and lovin the colors.

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Max Whicher
Bloody love them!

Best shorts I've ever bought.

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Customer
Lightest, most comfortable shorts I have ever worn.

I've been running for over 15 years...these are hands down the lightest, most comfortable shorts I have ever worn. You really barely even feel them and they dry so fast. I've worn them running in the deserts of Utah and Arizona, rainforest of costa rica, and throughout the rockies. The only potential issue would be on longer runs (10+) if you are used to more of a long spandex brief-style liner. But for shorter stuff, or if you are used to the smaller liner, then you'll love these. Wish I had like 5 pairs of these.

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Marc Lenburg
Comfortable shorts for warm weather long runs

I usually wear 7” shorts, but got these for warm weather long runs and they work great. The liner leg holes are a smidge too tight for me and I wish they had side pockets, but I am happy. Definitely one of the better items I’ve gotten from Janji.

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