Popular running shoes that cost under $60
If you're looking for the best value sneakers, these Adidas Cloudfoams come at a reasonable price, yet they're made from high quality materials with a comfortable design, according to reviewers. The popular shoes boast hundreds of positive reviews on Amazon and have a devoted fan base vouching for their comfort.
They're constructed with soft memory foam sock-liners that mold to the contours of your feet, along with durable soles that provide reliable traction. The heel tabs make them easy to slide on, and the straightforward lace-up closure makes it simple to cinch them down. The stylish sneakers come in a handful of colors and styles.
One reviewer says: "I absolutely LOVE these running shoes. They are extremely light weight, feels like you are running on air yet with support. Super cute, look exactly as pictured & are true to size. [...] Sooo so happy with this purchase!"
- Available sizes: 5 to 7.5
High-tech sneakers that track your workouts
I personally own these high-tech Under Armour sneakers and can vouch for their convenience. Kind of like Fitbits for your feet, the smart shoes feature embedded sensors that track metrics such as steps, pace, stride length, and distance. Once you sync them up with the MapMyRun app, you can monitor your workouts even if you don't bring your phone along. On top of the cool technology, they're comfortable, too, with compression mesh, contoured foam, and grippy rubber soles. They also come at a great price, especially given the high-tech features. Choose from five colors, including white, atlas green, and metallic gun metal (pictured above).
One reviewer says: "We have season's passes to Universal Florida and I would not wear anything but UA HOVR for walking there! I have (two) pairs, one that I use for the gym and the chip is still going strong on it after over 500+ miles!! (Worth) every penny!!!
Comfortable walking shoes with shock-absorbing midsoles
Simply put, these ECCOs are just about the best sneakers for walking you can find. Specifically designed for the task, they boast direct-injected polyurethane foam in the midsoles that provides exceptional shock-absorption, along with plenty of cushioning. Not only that, but they also have soft OrthoLite Strobel inserts that offer extra comfort and prevent your feet from getting tired. The pliable TPU soles are lightweight, while padding on the tongue and collar offer even more comfort. These sneakers are available in your choice of white, dark shadow, or concrete (pictured above).
One reviewer says: "I have walked many many miles in these shoes, even on trips overseas, and my feet feel great. Just the right amount of support and room. And they look good! They actually look narrower than many other shoes I have owned, yet they feel more comfortable/roomier. I love ECCO shoes, and this particular style is the best for me."
- Available sizes: 4 to 6.5
Tough hiking sneakers with great cushioning
These stylish yet durable women's hiking sneakers are the perfect choice for wilderness adventures. They're built with a lightweight leather-textile blend that's tough without being bulky or cumbersome. Inside, they have cool mesh liners that are made from Gore-Tex, making them waterproof, as well as breathable and moisture-wicking. The OrthoLite footbeds offer top-notch cushioning, and they have EVA foam midsoles for shock absorption, too. The strong, grippy outsoles provide tread for safely navigating the trails, and they have reinforced heels for extra support. On top of that, they're available in six bold colors.
One reviewer says: "I bought these for an upcoming trip that we are taking hiking and picnicking in the Redwoods and Wine Country. These fit like all of my other Danners. COMFY AND A PERFECT FIT! [...] They are GREAT shoes. I want another pair already!"
Minimalist sneakers with breathable mesh liners
Designed with well-ventilated mesh along with sections of synthetic suede and full-grain leather accents, these casual women's shoes provide a solid combination of durability and moisture-management. The footbeds are equipped with dual-density polyurethane foam that molds to your feet, plus a top deck of cushioning for extra comfort. The rubber soles are strong, rugged, and full of traction. Plus, these shoes come in 10 muted colors.
I have these sneakers, too, and I can confidently say that they're comfortable, soft, and breathable. You can walk around in them all day (even without socks) and your feet won't get hot or sticky.
One reviewer says: "Comfortable from day one. Good looking. Supportive. I love the mesh; they keep my feet at a comfortable temp. More importantly, I feel peppy in them. Who doesn't want to feel peppy? Highly recommended. I'll be buying another pair when these wear out."
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