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Faster Than Light Short- Midnight Black

Faster Than Light Short- Midnight Black

Regular price $55.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $55.00 USD
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Summer running has never looked this good. We merged our best selling fabric with the functional design of our Speed Shorts to bring you our Faster Than Light Short. These shorts fit and feel like a glove, with improved sizing adjustments from our Speed Shorts. They are a Summer training staple, and scream runner girl. 



- Our best selling fabric, made for high intensity movement

- Unique 1/2 elastic waistband taper design for maximum comfort around your stomach (no pinching around your stomach) while still ensuring shorts do not budge

- Thigh design ensures spandex do not ride up during movement

- Side pockets, perfectly placed and sized for weightless feel with zero movement. Made for your phone, keys, gels, and more

- No front seam 

- Reflective logo on the back

- Flattering back "V" seam to accentuate the glutes


Inseam measurements:

We do NOT believe that one size fits all, which is why we use a grading method for our inseam measurements. This allows the shorts to look and feel the same on all sizes. 

Inseam Grading of Spandex Shorts:

xsmall- 9 cm

small- 10.2 cm

medium- 11.4 cm

large- 12.6 cm 

xlarge- 13.8 cm



- Runs true to size. If you are in between sizes, we recommend sizing up. 

- Caitlyn is 5'8, has a 26" waist, and wears a size xsmall. 

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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Amazing for running!! Perfect length!!

I love these shorts and have them in 2 other colors as well. I will say the black pair does run a little smaller than the others so I wish I had sized up.

It’s so amazing that these have no camel toe at all!

Leah P

These fit like a dream! Don't ride up, great pockets, and perfect length too. I got these in 2 colors and wish I got all 4. Definitely a good race short too with the pocket sizes (and nothing budges)!!! Wearing these at my next marathon.


Love the shorts! Recommend sizing up.

Tessa Luedtke

I love these so much, definitely one of my favorite shorts ever and I need in all the colors! Perfect shorts for runners, no complaints ;)

Flattering & Functional

For reference, I am normally a L / size 10 in bottoms and upsized to an XL in these. The shorts are AMAZING! It’s an extremely flattering fit while providing the perfect amount of compression. The waistline sits nicely on the front without digging in. During my run, the shorts did not move at all with my phone and keys in the pockets! Really impressed with the quality and overall fit of these shorts. I do think a L would have been too tight on the thighs, so recommend sizing up if you have thicker hips/thighs compared to waist.