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Patagonia Strider 3.5in Running Short - Women's

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    Strider 3.5in Running Short

    When it's time to set out on hot summer training runs you want your clothes to feel as weightless as possible, and with the Patagonia Strider 3.5in Running Short you've got the ultralight construction and comfortable design to help you beat the heat. The quick-drying polyester fabric is light as a feather when you're picking up the pace, while the built-in polyester crepe lining offers soft next-to-skin comfort, moisture-wicking performance, and essential internal structure. The wide and flat elastic waistband ensures a secure and comfortable fit as you run, and won't feel too pinchy when adjusted tightly. Meanwhile, a center-back pocket offers low-bulk storage for a smartphone, a couple of energy gels, or a set of keys and cards.

    • Ultralight running shorts for training runs in hot summer weather
    • Weightless polyester fabric dries quickly when you work up a sweat
    • Internal crepe liner wicks moisture to keep you dry and cool
    • Polygiene anti-odor treatment fights the funk after long runs
    • Flat-knit waistband offers a secure and comfortable fit
    • Rear waistband pocket gives you storage for smaller essentials
    • One-inch side split is positioned forward for easier mobility
    • Item #PAT02QA

    Tech Specs

    Responsible Collection
    Bluesign Approved, Certified B-Corp, Recycled/Repurposed, Responsibly Sourced
    Material
    [face fabric] 100% polyester (59% recycled), DWR coating, [lining] 100% polyester (42% recycled) crepe, Polygiene treatment
    Fit
    regular
    Length
    short
    Inseam
    3.5in
    Pockets
    1 back
    Waist
    elastic, drawcord adjustment
    Reflective
    front logo
    Split Leg
    1in
    Claimed Weight
    3.1oz
    Recommended Use
    road running, trail running, training
    Manufacturer Warranty
    lifetime

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    Favorite Running Shorts

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Patagonia running shorts have always been my favorite so I decided to give the strider 3.5 a try. They are now my favorite pair of running shorts I own! I love the wide stretchy waist band and the light weight material. They fit true to size. I highly recommend these shorts!

    Best shorts

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    I'm about to purchase my third pair of these. I have tons of other running shorts but keep reaching for these because they're the most comfortable, so naturally I needed to have a pair for every run of the week.

    The pros:

    The wide, stretchy waistband is really flattering and stays put. It's low profile so it doesn't bother me when I'm wearing a running belt. I've only worn these for training runs so far, and I've run up to 10 miles in them. Zero chafing and no riding up!

    The con:

    There's only one: No zipper on the key pocket. Adding a zipper is the only thing I'd change about these shorts!

    Best Running Shorts

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: X-Small
    • Height: 5'2"

    I bought these to wear trail and road running and they work great for both! Now that it has warmed up I have been wearing these to run in the evenings and I love them! They are super comfortable, light and soft. They fit great and feel good to run in. They are a great length for me; I like my running shorts a little shorter. These shorts fit me true to size and I couldn't be happier with them!

    Favorite running shorts

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: xs
    • Height: 5'8"
    • Weight: 120lbs

    I bought these shorts to run my first trail half marathon and they have quickly become my go to running shorts. They are very soft and comfortable, even more so than my classic women's Nike running shorts. I will more than likely buy a few more in the future!

    Great Shorts

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 5'2"
    • Weight: 115lbs

    Nice quality with a great breathable fit. Got these for my wife and they fit her great. She loves them!

    Great Running Shorts

    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: small
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 120lbs

    My girlfriend was looking for a new pair of running shorts and decided on the patagonia strider short. She loves these! Great lightweight fabric and they fit true to size. Overall great product!

    Runs large maybe?

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 140lbs

    First off, I love these. They're lightweight and I love the length on me. Very flattering. I am in between sizes and I bought a medium, thinking that Patagonia ran on the smaller side. I could have definitely gotten away with a small. Luckily the drawstring is fully functional (not just for looks) so I can tighten the waist up a bit. Love the little zippered pocket on the back, but just as a warning, it is big enough for keys and small things but probably not a cellphone.

    Just in case it helps anyone else buying these, my hips at the widest point are 37.5" and my waist is 30"

    Light! Don't ride up! Flattering!

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: xs
    • Height: 5'2"
    • Weight: 118lbs

    Shockingly awesome, 5'2 118 lbs, XS fits perfect! These hit where my thumbs end (think cheerleading skirt)! Flattering on a curvy bum! Stink-proof, may be because they dry so fast! The inner layer undies, don't ride in, and stay put on long sweaty runs.

    Best Shorts to Wear for Everything

    • Fit: Runs small
    • Height: 5'10"
    • Weight: 150lbs

    I love the fit and comfort of the Patagonia shorts. I also like that they have a built in liner so there is no awkward moments.

    New faves

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: x small
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    When I first got these my initial impression was they were going to be too small (I sized down from a small to xs) but when I started using them I found them to actually be perfect. They are definitely on the shorter side, but are so comfortable to run and just hang out in. The back pocket is perfect for keeping a key or a couple bucks for a run to the ice cream store. The draw string is also helpful to keep the waist up so if you feel like you might want the legs to be a touch longer.

    Not worth the price

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: Runs large
    • Size Bought: Medium
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 130lbs

    The fit on these does not work for me: the waist is large, the thighs are fitted, and the inner brief totally rode up on me when running and walking (and this is never a problem for me). The fabric seems really nice: lightweight and breathable. I like the length, but they are pretty short. I'm usually a medium in bottoms (5"7, 130lbs) and the medium seemed a little large on me (but the thighs on the small would have been too tight). I think if you have the right body type for these they could be comfortable, but there is nothing about them that makes them worth $50!

    Comfy and Light

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
    • Fit: True to size
    • Height: 5'6"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    These shorts are awesome, they are fantastically comfortable and make running much less of a chore. The built in liners are also super soft and comfortable. I also love that they don't rub on my legs too much. Fit was what I expected.

    Patagonia for the win once again.

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions
    • Fit: True to size
    • Size Bought: Small
    • Height: 5'3"
    • Weight: 120lbs

    I use these for trail running and hiking and was pretty impressed they look so good and feel great and have just the perfect amount of coverage! I got a small in these and I am a small in all other Patagonia shorts like the baggies for example but I honestly could have sized down to an XS. The next colors I purchase will be XS.

    Grrrrreat!

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times
    • Fit: Runs small
    • Size Bought: small
    • Height: 5'4"
    • Weight: 125lbs

    These shorts are so purrfect, they'll make you run as fast as a cheetah.

    Ok so that's not true, but they're lightweight and comfortable, so they certainly won't get in your way. They do run slightly small, but not bad, not bad. Also, I have a habit of buying running shorts for their colorful ways, then I wear them as pajamas or because they brighten my day. So these are good for that too. The zippered pocket is a nice touch :)

    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.