ELASTIC PANTS WITH BREATHABLE WAISTBAND. The Nike Essential ladies7/8 running trousers are made of elastic, sweat-discharging material combined with a novel waistband for fit and comfort. The waistband has a hidden rubber in the front and synthetic elastic stripes for breathability in the back. The zippered side pockets provide secure storage for important items. The covered zipper reduces visual interruption. Dri-FIT technology keeps you dry and comfortable. Nike Flex material stretches with your body. More details The 7/8-long model ends just above the ankles.