If you’re not one to take a jog around the park you probably wonder why someone might enjoy running. There are various different reasons as to why. To relieve stress, remain fit, or just because it brings you joy. Whatever reason it may be, every runner knows the importance of wearing the proper shoes when doing o.

If you’re thinking about getting into running, you probably did not realize the importance of the shoes you wear. As bad as you may want to throw on some sneakers and call it a day, you shouldn’t.

Wearing the proper sneakers when running can help avoid some seriously painful injuries. That’s why we compiled a list of some of the best top-rated running shoes to help your next workout be the best.

Under Armour Men’s Speedform Velociti Running Shoes for $110

These super lightweight sneakers are perfect for those who prefer to feel like they’re running on clouds. Under Armour boasts about them being ‘light and bouncy for ultimate speed’. It has Charge Cushioning to help mold the shape of your foot to give the best comfort possible.

Reebok OSR Sweet Road for $100

The Reebok OSR Sweet Roads are lightweight and have a knit upper. That means you will not only have comfort, but also a snug fit. It has a low-cut design to give your ankle mobility and features a KooshRide foam midsole to help absorb shock when running.

Mizuno Wave Catalyst Running Shoes from $90

Now these are award winning running shoes and honestly, probably one of the more affordable ones in our roundup. Just like other running shoes, the Wave Catalyst is lightweight and hugs your foot while you run. This shoe is great not only for casual runners, but also high-seed training. If you’re a heel or midfoot runner, this shoe is for you.

adidas Ultraboost Shoes for $180

If you’re looking for a running shoe that can also be a lifetysle shoe, get the adidas Ultraboosts. One of adidas’ most popular coveted shoe is nothing but light and comfortable. Made from Primeknit and Fitcounter it molds your foot and provides a snug fit. The more energy you put into this shoe the more you get. You definitely won’t have achy feet after a run in these.

Nike Lunarepic Flyknit from $120

Of course Nike Flyknits would make this list, the entire shoe was made for runners! The Lunarepic is a mid-rise Flyknit to feel like it’s a natural extension of your leg. It is integrated with the Lunarlon midsole to deliver a perfectly smooth heel to toe transition. As we know, these shoes provide nothing but comfort.

Make sure to check out our Fashion Guide and see how Nike incorporated its Flyknit technology is the best active lifestyle sneaker.

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