Best Value Running Shoes

Best Value Running Shoes

We rank the best value-for-the-dollar running shoes on the market according to thousands of experienced runners.

Our rankings reflect the fair and accurate judgments of real runners by applying data science to thousands of verified shoe reviews. Our reviews are collected from the most knowledgeable and experienced runners in the world.

Click through to each shoe page below to view a full set of ratings, pros, cons, and written reviews for each shoe.

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  1. 9.1 31 reviews
    7.2 oz. (men's), 6.1 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 28mm stack height
    $120 $59.95
    Holabird Sports 1 color
    $120 $63
  2. 9.0 14 reviews
    9.2 oz. (men's), 9 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 34mm stack height
    $120 $79
    $120 $99.95
    Holabird Sports 3 colors
  3. 8.8 14 reviews
    9 oz. (men's), 8 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 35mm stack height
    $79
    $119
  4. 8.7 36 reviews
    8 oz. (men's), 7 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 31mm stack height
    $130 $94
  5. 8.7 64 reviews
    The ASICS Novablast 3 is a popular all-around trainer that gets gets great marks in cushioning and value. Cam Levins and Deena Kastor both use this shoe for easy runs.
    8.7 oz. (men's), 7.7 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 41mm stack height
    $140 $99
  6. 8.7 25 reviews
    9.2 oz. (men's), 7.8 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 35mm stack height
    $140 $69.95
    Holabird Sports 1 color
  7. 8.6 36 reviews
    A highly rated, popular, lightweight training shoe that can be used to go uptempo. Biggest complaint is its durability.
    7.3 oz. (men's), 7 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 31mm stack height
    $119
    Running Warehouse 17 colors
    $119.95
    Holabird Sports 14 colors
  8. 8.6 28 reviews
    This shoe is well-rated and praised by reviewers for being a solid, all-around trainer. Sometimes on sale for under $100. Rated the #1 Saucony shoe as of Sept 2023.
    9.8 oz. (men's), 8.7 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 39mm stack height
    $160 $99
  9. 8.6 8 reviews
    10.7 oz. (men's), 8.6 oz. (women's), moderate stability pronation, 39mm stack height
    $89.95
    Holabird Sports 3 colors
    $97
    Running Warehouse 11 colors
  10. 8.6 126 reviews
    Nike's workhorse trainer, reviewers like its looks and give it above average ratings on comfort and cushioning, but not durability.
    9.4 oz. (men's), 7.7 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 33mm stack height
    $130
    Nike 6 colors