Running really is the first sport and one of the easiest to take up (disregarding the fact that the act of running itself is hard AF). All you need is a pair of running shoes, a healthy dose of motivation, and open space (though there was that story about a guy running an entire marathon on his balcony during quarantine).
If you’re looking to stay fit while gyms are still closed in many cities around the world due to coronavirus — or you figured you’d save some money on the gym membership — you don’t really need the best-in-class running shoes. Unless you’re competitively running marathons, there’s no need to buy Nike’s new Alphafly NEXT% or whatever carbon fibre-plated sneaker is being touted as the next big thing.
What’s most important is that you have a pair of shoes that are right for your running style, at a price that won’t burn a hole in your pocket. So, to help you get started, we’ve put together a list of some of the most affordable running shoes on the market right now.
Shop the best and most affordable running shoes available right now
Affordable running shoes with responsive cushioning
Affordable running shoes with extra cushioning
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