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The Asics ARD Versatility Short will make you feel like a transformer. Okay, maybe not quite, but it will make you feel great when you're out on a run. The smooth stretchy shell fabric moves with you and feels great against the skin, and the snap in removable internal boxer brief is designed to minimize chafing and offer added support on the run. Contrast color mesh side panels on the shell short enhance breathability and lend an aggressive look.



  • Steel/Shock (9466)

Important Shipping Note: U.S. sales only.


  • Approx. 5" inseam, 15.5" outseam (size Medium)
  • Liner approx. 5" inseam, 12" outseam (size Medium, unstretched)
  • Back zip pocket to stow small essentials (Approx. 4" zipper, Approx. 4.5"W x 4"H)
  • Elastic waistband with internal drawcord for a secure fit
  • Side contrast-color mesh panels for increased breathability and an athletic look
  • Front and back reflectivity for increased visibility in low light
  • Snap in removable internal boxer brief designed to offer support on the run


  • Main Body (89% Polyester/11% Spandex Quick-Dry 4-Way Stretch), a smooth stretchy fabric designed to move with you on the run
  • Internal Boxer Brief (94% Polyester/6% Spandex), a soft supportive fabric designed to provide security while you workout


Customer feedback

Comments: This is a really nice short. The removable boxer brief is especially good, although I wish it was held in by more than a small plastic snap on each side. It makes putting the shorts on a bit cumbersome. I almost wonder if you'd be better off ditching the snaps and treating them like two separate pieces. The shell material is a bit stretchy, which I like. The 5" inseam is the sweet spot for me: not too much, not too little. The rear zipper pocket is nice and is much bigger than it appears at first glance. It will easily accommodate a key, ID and a few gels. The internal brief feels much different than the standard Asics 2 in 1 short, if you've ever tried them. The material is different and it seems to run a bit smaller. Not bad or good, just different. The grey color is very nice. The orange is VERY orange - the pictures don't do it justice. Think highlighter orange (which I happen to like). Is it worth $50? Maybe. If you price out stand-alone boxer briefs plus a high quality outer shell separately you'd probably spend at least $50. 
From: Dave, SF Bay Area, CA

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