Our classic Van Cortlandt Shorts are updated with Cross Country-inspired color-blocking
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Grit & Grandeur
Changing leaves and falling temperatures evoke memories of cross country. Whether you’re still toeing the line with your team or scoring the meet from the sidelines, our shorts are inspired by the grit and grandeur of fall’s greatest spectacle.
These 3" inseam shorts feature a drawcord waistband and two internal pockets for gels, credit cards or a key.
2:09 Mesh: 82% Polyester / 18% Spandex With Antimicrobial Finish
Do Not Bleach
Tumble Dry Low
Hares & Hounds
Cross Country as we know it got its start in the 19th century in the UK and was known as the “paper chase” or “Hares and Hounds.” Contested across the countryside, as a fall and winter complement to the steeplechase it was an Olympic team sport in the 1912, 1920 and 1924 Olympic Games. Made from our lightweight 2:09 Mesh, this racing singlet is delivered in seasonal color-blocking and features our signature sash.
Over grass and earth, through woodlands and open country, we traverse, translating effort to enchantment. It doesn’t require an artist's hand to paint idyllic pictures of the cherished memories of Cross Country. We box it up in clouds of breath, flushed skin, and mud-caked calves pressed tightly against a backdrop of emerald, rust, violet and gold; the thrust of Autumn's grand reveal. For all it invokes, you can’t help but admire cross country’s flair for the dramatic. Inspired by the majesty of the season, our Cross Country Collection features nostalgic styles for running and rest.