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Running skirts or shorts that don't "ride"

OK, we were talking about this in one of my groups. do any of you runners have the problem of shorts that ride? well, i am so very annoyed by it. i have lost almost 20 pounds, but i will never be thin enough that my thighs don't run. therefore, my shorts ride up in the middle. it is so awful looking. and i find myself yanking my shorts down every 30 seconds.

does anyone have this problem? what shorts do you find are the best? i have a smallish waist and larger hips and thighs. i have tried some nike shorts that i read were not supposed to ride, and of course they did.

has anyone tried the running skirt?

Fri. Jul 13, 3:30pm

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I am so in the same boat. I have a small waist and upper body - i carry all my weight in my butt, hips and thighs. I have a horrible time finding shorts that don't chafe or ride up when I run. I have a pair or two that are okay, but I don't love them. I'd very interested in some good answers to this question. i'd even be willing to invest in some more expensive brands to save the skin on my inner thighs!

Friday, July 13, 2007, 3:54 PM

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OMG! that happens to me every time i run, and i'm a runner! i now wear the bermuda style workout shorts (i get them at target), they're a bit hotter but worth it because i'm not all self concious about having my shorts riding between my legs. i did find some adidas shorts that aren't too bad, though. i think after a few more pounds *crossing fingers* i can wear them more often to run.

i'm tempted to try a running skirt. the legs look short enough that they won't ride because there's no where for them to go!

Friday, July 13, 2007, 3:57 PM

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I just wear a pair of lycra shorts under my regular shorts. It prevents the ride-up most of the time and disguises it the rest of the time.

Friday, July 13, 2007, 4:12 PM

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I have some guys nike shorts that have the built-in undies - keeps them from riding.

Friday, July 13, 2007, 5:24 PM

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OP here...

I have tried shorts with the briefs inside, and they rode the worst. I like the bermuda length shorts, but they are all in juniors, so my thighs make them tight. i got one pair at kohl's that i like, but as i have lost weight, they are super loose on the waist and are strange now.

i looked at and they have skirts with briefs under them, as well as skirts with shorts attached. i just dont know if i can picture myself in one of these things!

at least it's good to know other people have the same problem. just makes me feel like such a whale, and makes it hard to enjoy running when im tugging the whole time

Friday, July 13, 2007, 6:32 PM

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