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Help needed please: 3/4 length running capris that don't slide down...?

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theladywiththelamp Fri 11-Mar-16 23:13:06

I've just started running again, and am desperately searching for a pair of 3/4 length running capris that:
a) hold everything in and up
b) make me look thinner than I actually am, and most of all -
c) stay up in place over my lardy gut, rather than sliding underneath it rather un-fetchingly.
The amount of times I must have been observed hoiking my current Nike running capris up as they persist in heading towards my knees whilst trying to maintain some sort of rhythm to my running is ridiculous. Gives me the absolute rage, and makes me look vaguely unhinged. Please help!

hollinhurst84 Fri 11-Mar-16 23:21:53

Do they have a drawstring in? I can only deal with ones with them otherwise they slide off me!

CMOTDibbler Fri 11-Mar-16 23:28:37

Drawstring waists are the only way to go imo. My favourite capris are actually Aldi ones, followed by Hind. I may get some Under Armour ones based on the tights I really like wearing due to a nice wide waistband.

KanyesVest Fri 11-Mar-16 23:42:23

Lidl are great for running leggings. I prefer the aldi designs but lidl is a better fit.

ladydepp Fri 11-Mar-16 23:45:49

My favourite are from Gap, nice wide waistband. They never head south and I think they're quite flattering....

Runningupthathill82 Sat 12-Mar-16 05:37:29

You want proper running capris with s drawstring at the waist.

Gore are the best IMO but pricey. Ronhill are also very good and much cheaper.

Kalenji ones from Decathlon are the best budget buy IMO. Just make sure you get the ones that sit high up on the waist.

mewkins Sat 12-Mar-16 07:03:26

Ronhill and Gore ones are my favourite

FauxFox Sat 12-Mar-16 07:10:44

Size down. I wear them v. tight with a looser top to avoid this problem.

eurochick Sat 12-Mar-16 07:37:08

I recommend ronhill too.

AmberNectarine Sat 12-Mar-16 07:46:12

Yep, internal drawstring is the way to go. My favourites are sweaty Betty

puglife15 Sat 12-Mar-16 11:33:29

I find m&s sports wear pretty good

Cakescakescakes Sat 12-Mar-16 13:18:57

Gap ones are great and have drawstring. Often 30% off code kicking about too.

AstrantiaMallow Sat 12-Mar-16 13:27:29

Sweaty Betty

Maidupmum Sat 12-Mar-16 16:05:03

I got a nice pair from Costco a few weeks ago. Fulfil all your criteria smile

keeponkeepinon Sat 12-Mar-16 16:08:49

Tbh I got some from asda and they've been absolutely great. Capris or full length.

theladywiththelamp Sat 12-Mar-16 17:22:38

Fab, thanks all. I have never tried drawstring ones, but it seems obvious now you point it out. That gives me some places to check out for a start at least, I just can't face the idea of forking out for ones that just don't do the job.
Thanks again!

Nettletheelf Sat 12-Mar-16 17:30:29

Drawstring all the way. Also, avoid cotton Lycra ones. They are sods for sliding down in my experience.

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