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5" Pace Short

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5" Pace Short

W's 5" Pace Short

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Formfitting, Size Chart Lydia is 5’6” // she wears size SEirini is 5’2” // she wears size S

Stay distraction-free, no matter your movement. Designed to keep you comfortable and prepared, from morning meditations to high-mileage pursuits, our best-selling compression short features ergonomic seaming that prioritizes unobstructed movement, with generous pocketing for storage on-the-go. Now available in a NEW 5" inseam for even more freedom -- let nothing stand in your way.Read more

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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

122g / 4.3oz (W’s Small)

Garment made in Vietnam

Fabric Callout


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


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.


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.

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Sam Clarkstone
Go to marathon shorts

Big enough pockets to carry all gels for marathon. No chaffing or riding up or bunching. They are breathable and kept me cool during warm conditions.
Avoid gels or soft flasks in back pocket, this will pull down slightly.

Happy Customer
Thick Thigh Approved!

These shorts feel like they're woven from fairy dust. Despite a 15k run, they stayed perfectly in place, almost as if held down by pixies. Absolutely magical! I've never owned a pair of shorts this comfortable and durable. Worth every single penny.


Love these shorts!

Lucy Gettins
nice colours and great pockets

These shorts have a great colourful pattern but they ride up a bit, so I can't use them for a serious race. Also could have done with some compression. The large pockets are great on a long run - they can hold an entire 500ml bottle of water so that also helps with the riding up. A longer version with compression would be 5 star!

samantha middleton
Excellent for unpredictable UK weather!

Wore my new shorts today..raining this morning, so I opted for a vest and waterproof jacket and within minutes I was too warm..but amazingly my waterproof jacket fit through the loop system which is exactly what I bought these for! This does come with a couple of disclaimers...I returned the size small for a medium as the pockets pinched slightly and the loop definitely feels bigger than it did with the small..on trying my thin l/s top didn't seem to fit if you're in between, best to size up.
My usual shorts are On sprinters and Tracksmith Allston..these are a similar fit (and slightly cheaper).


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