Bike, Boy or Bunz

English: shocked expression on a girl's face
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Confused about what shorts to wear in your next race? Don’t worry. We at Salty Running are here to help. This highly scientific quiz will reveal the correct bottoms for your big race!

1. It’s Girl’s Night Out! We’re most likely to spot you:

a) Sipping wine on your best friend’s patio;

b) Sharing a laugh with friends at a downtown microbrewery;

c) Dancing on the bar in your leather pants.

2. If we opened your purse we’d find:

a) Burt’s Bees lip balm;

b) Shiny pink gloss;

c) Drop dead sexy red lipstick.

3. It’s vacation time with your man. You’re excited to:

a) Hike and bike in Moab, Utah;

b) Pub hop in London!

c) Lay topless on the beach in Brazil.

4.ย You run a race and win! You’re first thought:

a) I’m going to cherish this plaque!

b) I hope the gift certificate is for something I can use.

c) I better call my broker.

5. You’re scoping out marathons to run in the fall. You’re most likely to choose:

a) A small local trail race with hopes of finishing strong;

b) A medium sized race in which you hope to place in the top-twenty; or

c) Go for the appearance fee in New York City.


If you answered mostly A’s you should wear:

Bike length shorts. The beauty of these babies is after the race you can throw on a pair of rain boots and a bike home with your plaque in the jaunty basket.

Pedal Savvy bicycle fashion show 2010 during t...
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If you answered mostly B’s you should wear:

Boy shorts. Boys are usually sold separately.

short girls shorts
Photo credit: Nynnfuzzke

If you answered mostly C’s you should wear:

Bun Huggers.

I have been maligned!
Photo credit: midwestnerd

Ok. I lied. This is not scientific at all. You should wear whatever makes you feel amazing! Expect to see me in those shiny blue bunz next race!

Salty Running boss and mother of 3 little ones with PRs of 3:10:15 (26.2), 1:25:59 (13.1) and 18:15 (5k). I love to write about running culture, mental training, and fitting in a serious running habit with the rest of a busy life.

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