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Run: Speed Short *2-way Stretch

a lightweight, sweat-wicking, four-way stretch fabric that feels cool and comfortable, keeping us moving in our hottest workouts
strong and light, Swift fabric is woven to stand up to whatever we throw at it - we love this technical fabric for its no-bulk, no-nonsense performance

why we made this

We made these shorts to keep us feeling comfortable and cool on training runs and on race day. The lightweight Swift fabric is sweat-wicking, and the soft Light Luxtreme™ fabric waistband with continuous drawcord ensures a proper fit so we can streak past our personal records. Andalé!

fabric + features

  • two-way stretch Swift fabric is lightweight and wicks sweat away from your skin
  • wide, smooth Light Luxtreme fabric waistband won't dig in
  • vents at the back for breathability and split legs for freedom of movement
  • continuous drawcord so you can cinch in a pinch
  • secure your keys, gels and cards in the zipper pocket on the back of the waistband
  • liner keeps you covered and helps your shorts stay put
  • chafe-resistant flat seams are designed to save sweaty, sensitive skin from irritation
  • imported

fit + function

  • designed for: run
  • fabric(s):
    Light Luxtreme™
  • fit: slim
  • rise: low
  • inseam: 21/2"
  • liner: yes
  • leg opening: 263/8"
  • hemmable: no
$54.00 USD
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Run: Speed Short *2-way Stretch 4.4 5 1002 1006
AWESOME in Rad Plaids - Light Flare & Ambient Grey Got these in both Rad Plaids offered in Spring 2014. Love both. Fabric is great - not see through at all, like the solid color antidote is this year. Can't wait to wear the Ambient Grey Speeds with my Free to Be Wild in Antidote/Tonka Stripe + my black Here To There Tank! Thanks, LLL! April 1, 2014
Sizing Does anyone else wear a different size in the 4 way vs 2 way stretch? I feel like a size 4 is too tight in the 2 way stretch but a size 4 in the 4 way stretch seems to fit fine. March 25, 2014
Ask for advice with sizing! I was so excited to get my first pair of lululemon bottoms and was even more excited when I found the speed shorts in such a beautiful pattern. However after I ran in them a couple times I realized that I had bought the wrong size. I'm usually a 4 in most pants and shorts at other stores, and the 4's seemed to fit in store, but I realize now that I should have bought size 6. They ride up a lot and are too tight around my hips and butt. Make sure to ask for in-store sizing advice when buying these! What's worse is I bought them final sale so I can't try to exchange them for a different size. :( March 19, 2014
Stitching on reflective plaid - NO Good The reflective stitching on the shorts is made from a very rough material and left scratch marks all over my legs - I had to roll the cuffs to finish my WOD. I normally love the shorts - the design and fit are amazing. March 18, 2014
Best Running Shorts! I love these shorts and was soooo happy i got them in the green CAMO!!! They are so light and also very comfortable. Living in Texas is not easy in the summer so light and thin shorts are perfect for the Texas heat. Recommend to and runner. Also great to wear out to the beach or just outside in general. March 18, 2014
Zing Pink I had been waiting for a new color to come out. I have been buying these shorts for the last year or so, so I have a few:) Bought the Zing Pink online and when I put them on today (yes!! we actually had some heat here in Kansas) was sooooo UPSET that they have a BLACK PANTY AND YOU CAN SEE IT!!!!!!?.. Almost tempted to cut it out but don't want to ruin them?so sad NOT one of my favorite pair March 11, 2014
best running shorts evaaaa Love love LOVE these shorts. Cool, comfortable, stylish and fun!! Fit is perfect. I only have two of them the pink/ white and the green paisley. I want to buy more and will continue to check back until my size is available. March 6, 2014
I'm a believer! I haven't ordered any shorts from Lulu for a while, as i was 'Turbo Short' girl and they haven't made them in a while. I was a little scared the Speed's might be too short, but bought the Chevron Dot as my first pair. "Wow" is all I can say- they're amazing. They're short, but longer at the back, so as to not be indecent. Light as air, absolutely zero chafing and just a super great fit overall. Even if the Lulu ever brings the 'Turbo's' back, it won't matter- I'm a speed freak now! For reference, I'm almost 5'9- 125 lbs long legged and took my usual size 4. perfection :) March 6, 2014
Flawed pair I am a HUGE fan of Speeds; over the past year alone I have acquired over a dozen pair. Bought my usual size 6 in the super-cute raspberry gingham last fall. When it finally got warm enough to wear them running, however, there was some MAJOR chafing along the left inseam of the shorts-- I suspect it is a stitching flaw in that particular area b/c they fit fine and there was no problem anywhere else. However, since it is well past the return date I am stuck with them. I just hope I don't run into the same problem with the purple ones I ordered. (That being said, the review really applies mostly to lulu's super-restrictive return policy). March 3, 2014
inconsitant sizing I just ordered the cadet speeds in my normal size and the fit is perfect but they are SOOO long. I have lavender dusk, chevron dot and they are perfect....these look more like turbos! I returned and really hope they stop making them so long! Saw from several people the light flare had a terrible fit as well. February 18, 2014
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