Women's D'Lite Racer 2.5" Shorts

Women's D'Lite Racer 2.5" Shorts

$50.00 $30.00

Style #220542

The lightest short in our line, the D'lite Racer 2½" Short delivers amazing function with very few materials. Energy Loops hold your gels without added bulk and a tacked side split keeps it breezy.

• Fit" Semi-fitted
• 2½" inseam
• Ultra-light and cool woven fabric
• Tacked side split extends to waistband for better breathability
• Back mesh pocket stores your essentials
• Dual Energy Loops store your energy gels and cargo without adding bulk
• Front/back retroreflectivity

Overlay for click event

Specifications

  • use: Running
  • Climate: 65F and above
  • inseam: <4"
  • Fit: Semi-Fitted
  • Fabric: Main Body: 100% nylon; Liner: 100% moisture-tranfer polyester crepe

You Might Also Like...

Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
D'lite Racer 2.5" Short
 
4.4

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (9)
  • Breathable (8)
  • Comfortable (7)
  • Dries quickly (5)
  • Allows free movement (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Running (8)
  • Warm weather (3)
    • Fit:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (6 reviews)

      Feels too big

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Competitive athlete (4), Enthusiast (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)

Reviewed by 9 customers

Sort by

Displaying reviews 1-9

Back to top

 
5.0

My favorite running shorts!

By 

from Ohio

About Me Avid Athlete

Pros

  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Cute
  • Dries Quickly
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Running
    • Warm Weather

    Comments about D'lite Racer 2.5" Short:

    These are my absolute favorite running shorts. Perfect fit, comfortable, and flattering. I'm hoping Brooks will bring these back so that I can stock up!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

     
    2.0

    Not flattering

    By 

    from Flagstaff, AZ

    About Me Competitive Athlete

    Pros

    • Breathable
    • Dries Quickly
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Running
      • Warm Weather

      Comments about D'lite Racer 2.5" Short:

      I ordered these in XS but they weren't flattering so I sent them back.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels half size too small
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

       
      5.0

      Light and comfy

      By 

      from Iowa City,IA

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about D'lite Racer 2.5" Short:

          New favorite running shorts. Barely feels like you have anything on.

          • Fit:
          • Feels true to size

          Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Like Running Without Shorts

          Profile Image

          By 

          from Jersey City, NJ

          About Me Avid Athlete

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Allows Free Movement
          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Dries Quickly
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Running

            Comments about D'lite Racer 2.5" Short:

            These shorts are nearly perfect. You basically forget you're wearing them, they're that light, and they're short enough that they don't flap around your thighs annoyingly.

            The only downfall (and I mention it only because I'm hoping Brooks designers will read these reviews and make this tiny adjustment) is that there isn't a convenient, secure pocket to hold a key and ID card. The pocket in the back is handy, but there's no secure closure, so I end up jamming my driver's license inside and safety-pinning my key to make sure it won't fall out.

            Otherwise, though, these shorts are essentially perfect. In fact, I think it's time to buy a few more pairs.

            • Fit:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Am I Even Wearing Shorts?

            By 

            from NYC

            About Me Avid Athlete

            Pros

            • Allows Free Movement
            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Pocket Problems

            Best Uses

            • Running

            Comments about D'lite Racer 2.5" Short:

            Seriously, these shorts are about as close as you can get to not wearing any shorts as all. When I'm wearing them, I completely forget about them--which is exactly what you want from any running gear.

            My only gripe (and the only factor that prevented a 5-star rating) is the front inner pocket. It is just a tad too big and loose to hold anything like a key (I tried that and the key ended up bouncing around uncomfortably and finally escaping into the shorts underwear liner), but too small to hold anything like a credit card or ID. Fortunately, there's a snug little pocket right below the waistband at the back of the shorts that seems a safe bet for keys and other tiny items.

            So bottom line: these are a great bet for any summer runner willing to show some leg!

            • Fit:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

             
            5.0

            New favorite short!

            By 

            from San Francisco, CA

            About Me Competitive Athlete

            Brooks Fanatics - Sponsored Athletes

            Pros

            • Dries Quickly
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Running

              Comments about D'lite Racer 2.5" Short:

              Love these shorts! They're lightweight and super comfortable. They have loops for gels in the back (haven't tested them out yet, but looks like they'll be great for races) and a pocket. My new go-to short.

              • Fit:
              • Feels true to size
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Like they aren't even there!

              By 

              from Richmond, VA

              About Me Avid Athlete

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Running
                • Warm Weather

                Comments about D'lite Racer 2.5" Short:

                Love these shorts! Literally cannot feel that they are even there. Fabric is super light. Sit a little lower than other Brooks shorts and are pretty short which I like. Can't wait to try them out on a longer run.

                • Fit:
                • Feels true to size

                Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                 
                5.0

                finally a good fit!

                By 

                from Boulder Co

                About Me Competitive Athlete

                Pros

                • Allows Free Movement
                • Breathable
                • Comfortable
                • Dries Quickly
                • Fit Waist And Rear
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Competition
                  • Running

                  Comments about D'lite Racer 2.5" Short:

                  I can never find shorts that fit my waist and butt. These shorts fit both, and well. They're on the shorter side, but it makes them very moveable. All around the best shorts i've found in years.

                  • Fit:
                  • Feels true to size
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                   
                  5.0

                  They got it right!

                  By 

                  from Bellingham,Wa

                  About Me Competitive Athlete

                  Pros

                  • Allows Free Movement
                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Competition
                    • Running

                    Comments about D'lite Racer 2.5" Short:

                    Ladies who want a short for workouts and races these are it! I have tons of different types of Brooks shorts and these are by far the best I have ever come across. They have a great fit, are light and do not restrict movement at all. I want every color possible.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    Comment on this reviewHelp Icon

                    Displaying reviews 1-9

                    Back to top