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Patagonia Strider Short - Women's

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    Speed demon.

    Wear the Patagonia Women's Strider Short as you're chasing down PR's and that runner just ahead, and you'll leave everyone else on the roads in your cloud of dust. Patagonia cuts this classic short to make sure you can fire up your cadence and keep your legs turning over through the finish line, with breathable mesh panels keeping plenty of air moving while you work. The wide, supportive waistband and built-in liner are smooth enough to ensure pinching or chafing never distracts from your mission, and the lightweight polyester fabric's stealthy DWR treatment prevents an unexpected rainstorm from spoiling your calculated victory.

    • Earn the spoils of victory in this featherweight short
    • Cut to guarantee your legs full freedom of movement
    • DWR treatment repels water without adding weight
    • Built-in liner resists odors with Polygiene treatment
    • Wide, supportive waistband won't chafe or pinch
    • Internal drop pocket hangs onto keys or snacks
    • Item #PAT01QR

    Tech Specs

    Material
    [main body] 100% polyester, [panels] 100% polyester mesh (50% recycled), [liner] 100% polyester crepe mesh
    Fit
    regular
    Length
    short
    Inseam
    3 1/4 in
    Pockets
    1 internal drop-in
    Reflective
    yes
    Recommended Use
    running
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Pretty Good

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: small
    • Height: 5'6"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    I have two pairs of these in a small (should have sized up, but had gotten leggings in medium from patagonia and they were too big). They fit okay but the waist is really big and the thighs are a little tight, but they are still usable. The fabric is great for running it's really light and dries fast!

    Perfect for any Activity

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    I gave these shorts to a friend as a birthday gift and this is what she has to say: I have warn these several times for a variety of activities. Hiking, camping, running, even swimming! They are a bit shorter than I would usually purchase, but I do think they are flattering.

    Excited to continue using

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    Just bought these but they are nice and lightweight. Flattering on the legs, but run a little small compared to other Patagonia shorts.

    Perfect outside shorts

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 6'0"
    • Weight: 205lbs

    My wife wears these shorts for everything. She usually doesn't like shorts that have the built-ins, however, she said the fabric of these shorts is so soft and breathable, that she wears them running, hiking, and when she's on the river/lake. They are quick to dry if/when wet and are light-weight. She is now asking for a few more pairs....

    Patagonia Strider Short

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: S
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 119lbs

    These shorts are so lightweight you may find yourself in a panic - halfway through your run - because you think you're in that dream where you've left the house without putting any pants on. But panic not! You're just wearing the Patagonia Strider shorts.
    I don't want to run in anything else since getting these and have since purchased them in another color.
    They don't ride up in the front when I'm running and the drawstring waist doesn't ride down when I've got something in the (super-handy) rear zip pocket.
    Fabric is incredibly quick-drying and the built-in liner is so comfortable you won't even notice it.
    Striders are the best!

    Soft and Well Thought Out

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: small

    I gave these as a gift and my friend tells me they're awesome! The fabric is soft and wicks away moisture easily. The shorts were also well thought as to wear they sewed the seams in order to prevent any chafing. Overall, I've only heard great things about these shorts!

    Ah-mazing!

    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XS
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 110lbs

    Reader's Digest Version: A barely-there, quick-drying short for long and short runs alike.

    Non-Reader's Digest Version: I'm in love. Like, love-love. I have last year's version of the Strider and WHOA that short is tight and hello-booty-everywhere (that being said, they're great for tempo training or really hot days). However, I'm happy to report that the fit has changed and this year's edition is far less tight and is much more comfortable. I wear an XS in last year's edition (which is a little tight, but not obstructive) and I bought an XS in this year's edition and it's like, perfectly flowy in the thighs but fitted (but not tight) in the waist band. The tie waist is a nice touch.

    The fabric is SUPER quick-drying and soft. Last night I took them on an 8-mile run in 100-degree heat and yeah, I was sweating a lot (i.e. my butt looked like I had sat in a puddle), but the fabric dried within a minute of getting saturated (maybe even less). The fabric didn't chafe and the perforated inserts help bolster breathability.

    Also, the liner is so, so soft and offers a barely-there feel. Like, I wish that liner was in every single pair of my shorts. It didn't ride up, chafe, or obstruct mobility. It was just perfect.

    I love the little pocket addition, it's super convenient for gels, house keys, or doggy-doo bags.

    I'm 5'3" or so, and the inseam is short, but not too short that I'm uncomfortable. I prefer the shorter lengths since longer shorts often chafe funny on me.

    My only suggestion to Patagonia is to offer the Strider with a split leg. It's a really nice detail that I didn't realize how much I loved until I bought a pair of shorts that had it.

    Bottom line: I'm totally in love and will most likely be buying another pair because they fit so well, are so quick-drying, versatile, and suhh-hhoofffttttt.

    The only shorts I'll run in!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XS
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 115lbs

    I have been running in strider shorts for the last 5 years, and honestly have no reason to buy any other shorts--they are the BEST! Super comfy and wearable for hours.

    To reply to the review that said they are big compared to last year's--last year's sizing was messed up! I have consistently worn an XS in Patagonia shorts, and last year they were so tight I felt like I put on 5 pounds--I couldn't wear them for more than a couple miles without being annoyed at how awkward they fit. This year the sizing is back to where it was, and the fit is perfect. I love the wide waistband, the leg holes are fitted yet roomy. The back zipper pocket is a nice addition too. Super happy with these shorts :)

    Her favorite shorts

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: XS

    Bought these for my girlfriend and they are her favorite shorts. They are the perfect length and are great to run or workout in.

    Go to Shorts

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size

    Bought these for my sister and she loves them! They are light weight and a good length for running. Can't beat Patagonia's quality and lifetime warranty

    Too Big :(

    • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: medium
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    I have last years model of these shorts and I FREAKING LOVE THEM! The ones I got last year are size medium so I thought I'd need a medium again but this year they run big, really big. I returned the mediums and now I'm trying to decide if I need a small or extra small. Besides the sizing they feel just as good as the previous model! I love the length, not too short and not too long. The liner stays in place and the waist band is comfy.

    Amazing!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: S
    • Height: 5'5"
    • Weight: 110lbs

    I got my last pair of strider shorts over 5 years ago. They were my favorite running shorts, and I have to say they have come so far since I purchased them last. I'm sad I waited so long to get another pair. These are the best!