Running Shorts That Won't Ride Up Where the Sun Don't Shine

Nothing is more uncomfortable than shorts that ride up. Accomplish all you have planned for your busy day with ease and comfort.

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Love Lululemon

This pair of Lululemon shorts provides all-over coverage and serious comfort. With two hidden pockets within the liner and a discreet zippered side pocket, these shorts allow you to easily store keys or cards while on the go. You know these airy shorts were designed specifically for running with their reflective details and roomy structure. The neutral, dark forest color will complement your other workout clothes too. These move-freely running shorts are just as handy as cargo shorts, but they look way better. ($58; lululemon.com)

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Black & Basic

Looking for a form-fitting pair of shorts at a great price? The C9 Champion Performance Short offers stretch and moisture-wicking technology that will keep you cool, dry, and comfortable on those tough workouts. You really can't commit to a high-intensity workout when you're constantly having to pull your shorts down. These tight shorts stay in place but are flexible enough to move with you. Adaptable running shorts are also great for medium- and low-intensity workouts like volleyball, biking, and yoga. ($17; target.com)

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Color Pop

Nothing amps up your workout like a bright pair of running shorts. With a reflective L-bar for high visibility, these shorts are perfect for those evening jogs -- although their vibrancy is enough to make you visible in the daytime too! The punch of color will keep you motivated while the relaxed fit will keep you comfortable. Made for more than just running, these lightweight shorts are ideal for weekend lounging. ($49; lucy.com) (Now that you have the perfect running shorts, see the best women's workout shoes to find your dream pair.)

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Run, Eat, Sleep, Repeat

Simplify your morning exercise routine with shorts so comfortable you can wear your workout clothes to bed. No more excuses; just get up the next day, put on your shoes, and head out the door. These high-rise shorts provide great ventilation and are effortless to move in, so they won't get in the way of achieving your fitness goals. A must-add for your collection, these loose-fitting shorts flatter various body types. ($59; nordstrom.com)

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Work Out Like a Pro

You can never go wrong with a pair of Nike running shorts. Their Dri-Fit technology, mesh insets, and 100 percent recycled polyester material lets your skin breathe and stay refreshed. Reflective details also help you to stand out at night. Nike's shorts are worn by the country's best athletes, and you can experience the pro-level comfort too—no matter if you're setting a new PR at the gym or even if you wear them just to watch Netflix. ($30; nike.com)

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Chasing Pavements

If Adele were to not give up and just keep chasing pavements, she would enjoy doing so in these printed running shorts by Under Armour. You wouldn't know it just by looking at them, but these shorts have two side pockets and a hidden back storage pocket for your essentials. A wide-covered elastic waistband creates the perfect fit to the body, and moisture-wicking technology keeps the sweat away. So continue crushing your goals, because when it comes to fitness chasing pavements always pays off. ($30; underarmour.com)

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Switch It Up

What if I told you that you could wear the same pair of shorts two days in a row without anyone knowing? Well, you can with these reversible Adidas shorts. One side is a striped coral color, while the other side is solid. Easily switch from the printed side for your cardio days to the solid side for your weightlifting days. Or you can conveniently wear one side for Saturday errands and the other side for Sunday brunch with friends. No one needs to know your secret about these versatile running shorts. ($40; adidas.com)

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Run All Day

If you are a serious runner, these running shorts would be perfect for you. The Asics distance short is ideal for those who are training for that half or full marathon. Maybe completing a long-distance run is on your bucket list and you just need a little motivation (like functional and cute athletic apparel) to get started. With elastic loops and pockets to store nutrition and hydration, these shorts really go the distance to help you accomplish your fitness goals in comfort and style. ($48; asics.com) (Stay cool this summer with cute mesh workout clothes.)

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Transparently Trendy

Playing it safe was never really your style. Be bold and take these trendy running shorts to the gym and you're guaranteed to turn heads for your wicked fashion sense. Pair these on-point shorts with your favorite T-shirt to go from workout to street style in no time. With so many ways to wear these unique shorts, you'll be the best trendsetter to up your workout buddy's style game. ($64; neimanmarcus.com)

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Beach Bum

Love summer? These shorts are perfect for fun in the sun with friends. Now you can embrace the beach-bum life without worrying about your actual bum. The slim silhouette comes equipped with a breathable liner and high-performance stretch, which means these running shorts won't be riding up any places they shouldn't. Made-for-summer shorts like these inspire confidence to rock that cool and casual style. Available in a variety of colors and tropical prints, these running shorts are the perfect companion for weekend workouts and weekend getaways. ($35; gap.com)

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