New Year, New Fitness Apparel: our favorite running shoes from $49

Celebrate the new year by achieving your workout goals with a fresh pair of running shoes. Take your exercise to the next level with shoes that will keep you comfortable, so that you can perform your best. Plus, sometimes adding a new pair of sneakers to your workout routine is all the motivation you need for your next sweat session. Whether you’re looking for support, lightweight material or comfort, we are sharing our favorite options for running shoes below.


If you’re looking for a fresh and on-trend pair of running shoes the Nike Free RN 2018 style is a great option. Priced at $49, with promo code SAVE25, these running shoes were designed to take you on short distances between 3-5 miles or for sprint work. They’re also available in an array of color options and designed with flexible material to mimic your natural stride. You can also find this style in a women’s version for the same price.


My personal favorite running shoes are Brooks. I love its diverse selection of styles for each sport. For road running, the men’s Ricochet Runners are a perfect options and priced at $120. These shoes are unique with a cushioned heel wrap to prevent your Achilles from irritation. It’s also designed from lightweight material for a perfect stride over and over.


Another brand of running shoes that is a standout is ASICS. The women’s GEL-Kayano 25 Running Shoes allows for energy return with every step. These shoes also feature materials and construction techniques that keep runners free from uncomfortable pressure points or chafing. It also fits your foot like a sock for superior comfort. ASICS customers rate the GEL-Kayano shoes a 4/5 stars and they’re priced at $160.


Wanting to try something new? APL is a brand that’s just becoming popular at big stores like Lululemon and Nordstrom. One of our favorite styles is the women’s Techloom Bliss Knit Running Shoes that are laceless and ready to take on any run. Inspired by a feather, this style was designed to move freely without weighing you down. You can find the Techloom Bliss Knit Shoes in an array of color options and prices ranging from $200.

New Balance

Finally, if you’re looking for a budget-friendly option Joe’s New Balance is great place to look. One of our favorite options, especially if you’re a long distance runner is the men’s 880-v7 Sneakers. This style was built for support and contains two layers of foam for comfort. Its breathable mesh will help to keep your feet dry as well as its no-sew design. Priced at $80, these shoes will be a go-to mile after mile.

Which pair of running shoes are your favorite? Let me know in the comments below.

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