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Nike Men's Essential 7'' Running Shorts - Dick's Sporting Goods

Nike Men's Essential 7'' Running Shorts

Item Number: 12074059
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Make the Nike® Men's Essential 7'' Running Shorts a vital part of your daily routine. Feel cool coverage as Dri-FIT® f abric wicks sweat to the surface for comfort and dryness, while a built-in brief lining delivers support where you need it most. A secure elastic band provides a snug fit, and an interior pocket delivers storage space for small items. Pick up the pace in the Essential 7'' shorts.


  • Running shorts with built-in brief liner
  • Dri-FIT® fabric wicks away sweat for cool, dry coverage as you run
  • Built-in briefs provide unyielding support
  • Reflective strips make you easier to see in low-light environments
  • Elastic band hugs your waist with an adjustable drawcord for a secure fit
  • Interior key pocket stores small items
  • Machine washable
  • 7'' inseam
  • Fabric: 100% polyester
  • Style: 438721
  • Nike

Country of Origin: Vietnam

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 30 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome Running Shorts! These are the best running shirts I've ever had! They stay dry and are nice and light on the run. July 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Shorts Very confortable fit; good quality and value. I would reccomend these shorts for both sports activities as well as just lounging around the house. They hold up well and do not wrinkle easily. July 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good workout shorts right length, liner adds structure, ride on waist just right April 30, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Nice, but... My husband really likes these shorts as they are comfortable for running. The problem with them is that they are so light and if you sweat a lot, it goes right through the fabric and looks like you've wet your pants!!! Not ideal for a long run. April 16, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good all around hot weather trunk Product is light weight, very comfortable and stayed on against strong ocean ebbing tide. April 3, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by My reaction was "Meh" These do what they're supposed to: provide support, be lightweight, wick moisture away. But they aren't the best at doing any of this. First of all, for some reason the waistband is really loose. It's as if there's almost no elastic in it, so you have to cinch the drawstrings up really tight to make sure they aren't slipping or falling down. On top of that, the outer shorts material is really inflexible. It has almost no "give" at all. Pair this with the fact that the leg openings are not very big, and that they go down to just above the knees, I feel like the shorts really constrict my movement. I primarily run in these shorts, but also do some cross-training and weight lifting - if you plan to do squats in these shorts, forget it. Every time I try, I feel like I'm about to split the shorts right down the crotch. I also get this feeling during pre- and post-run stretching. The last gripe I have is that the outer material gets really heavy and clingy when wet. I use these shorts on long runs, so they're usually soaked by the end of the run. When they get that way they cling to my skin really bad which is cold and overall just not enjoyable. I do really like the pockets and the internal key pocket, but those are table stakes for decent running shorts, quite frankly. All in all, not terrible shorts, but I much prefer the Under Armour and Brooks shorts that I own over these, primarily because of the flexibility of the outer material. I won't be returning these, but I won't be buying another pair either. March 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by NIKE Men's 7" Essential Swift Running Shorts Enjoying these shorts. They are light weight, don't hold moisture, and wash/dry quickly. January 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good Shorts Good shorts so far. Didn't give highest rating because they are priced a little high and time will tell how they hold up over time. But so far, they're good. January 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Virgin runner Just needed smth decent-looking to wear to the gym. So far, so good. January 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nike Men's 7" shorts These were a gift for my husband and he loves the fit. They aren't long so they fit him comfortably. He looks nice in them as well. January 16, 2013
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