The Best Running Shorts for Women in 2022

Natalie Cecconi
Written by
Last update:

Running shorts are a staple of any runner's wardrobe. They are perfect for keeping the thighs protected during running, which can help prevent chafing and rashes that can occur during long runs.

Finding running shorts that are comfortable and flattering can be a challenge. You want shorts that are practical, wearable after your sweaty workout and also a good style.

That’s why we have written this dedicated list of the best running shorts for women. We have picked three shorts from different price points that will suit new runners, intermediate runners and running enthusiasts alike.

Find out which shorts to wear, why they are great and what to look for when buying new running shorts.

Under Armour Women's HeatGear Armour Shorty ShortsBest OverallUnder Armour Women's HeatGear Armour Shorty Shorts
New Balance Women's Accelerate ShortBudget PickNew Balance Women's Accelerate Short
Brooks Women's Greenlight 7" Short TightUpgrade PickBrooks Women's Greenlight 7" Short Tight