Gift Guide | Best Running Shoes for Any Budget

When looking for the best running shoe for my feet and budget I look for quality of material, craftsmanship, feel of the shoe on my foot and style.
I have tried on and purchased a lot of running shoes in my lifetime and I don not play around when it comes to my feet. No matter the size of my budget, the running shoe must meet my previously mentioned standards for the budget I have to work with.
Each running shoe listed is either owned by me, my husband, a friend or is one that I’ve tried on and plan to buy.

All of them are great shoes for their price range. I wanted to take the guess work out of finding the perfect running shoe for your budget by putting together this quick list. I’ll also share some tips at the end for finding the best running shoes for the least amount of money.

$40 and Under:

$39.99 (Reg. $60)

Under $50:

$49.99 (Reg. $75)

Under $60:

$54.99 (Reg. $110)

Under $70:

Mizuno Wave® Rider™ 16
$64.99 (Reg. $114.99)
**I have these on in my picture above**

Priced $75 – $100: 

Mizuno Wave® Hitogami 
$75.99 (Reg.$99.99)

Mizuno Wave® Hitogami 
$75.99 (Reg.$99.99)

Priced $101- $200

Mizuno Wave® Creation 15
$127.99 (Reg. $159.99)

$139.99 (Reg. $209.99)
Tips for finding the best running shoes for less!!
1. Shop outlets. You will find some amazing deals if you live close to an outlet. Many times, outlets house overstock items of your favorite brands.
2. Shop last season’s version. If you absolutely love the feel of a running shoe, but it’s out of the budget at the time, wait a few months until a new version comes out. The price on the older version will most likely be reduced.
3. Try in store and buy online. I do this all the time. I find much better deals online because I can combine coupons and/or discount site deals. Even if there is no coupon code I use Ebates (New members get a $10 gift card) so I at least get cashback. 

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