Runs a bit bigger, if you're in between sizes pick the smaller one. I need to get mine exchanged. Built-In strap is awesome, but my shorts were falling off when I added extra weight of a long sleeve shirt. Probably because my shorts ran a bit big on me. I run a fair share of marathons, and I always run with an inner linings: nike, addidas, brooks, mizuno, etc, but the inner lining of this one didn't feel quiet right. I think too much fabric or spandex material. I think Rhone is going for durability which takes away from agility. My thighs felt constrained even though the overall size was a bit big for me. Perhaps this was my first pair, and I just need to get used to it. Zippered pockets is a nice add if you need to hold valuables like credit card , ID, and cellphone. The pockets are relatively deep, and can fit multiple cell phones in a single front pocket. Overall nothing very unique for the higher price point, but it's a solid pair of short. Would buy another depending on how my exchanged pair feels.