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5 Affordable Running Shoes

by | Jun 12, 2022 | Men, Women | 0 comments

Whether you are just starting out running or have been enjoying this physical activity for quite some time, the thing about running shoes is that they need to be replaced frequently. All that time hitting the pavement means that you may end up needing new shoes every few months, depending on how many miles you run per week. Payless comes to the rescue with a variety of affordable running shoes for women. At under $40 for each pair, these five options offer the perfect trifecta of fashion, function, and affordability. It’s a no-brainer that these choices should be at the top of your list for the next pair of shoes you need!

Simple and White


These flare sneakers are the perfect pair of neutral running shoes to have in your closet. Their breathable upper is made of mesh. And, we love the fact that these laceless shoes means they are super easy to put on and take off. Are you an avid runner training for your next race? Or, maybe your interpretation of exercise is chasing around your kids. Either way, this simple and affordable pair is a great choice for just about anyone. 

Price: $17.99, available on

Designer Dupe


One well known shoe brand has made this silhouette of running shoes a must. But, at around $200 a pair, it’s not possible for everyone to purchase the real deal. That’s where these women’s Cross Trekkers take the spotlight by giving you the look for less. The trendy criss cross straps featured on this shoe is a great designer dupe for under $20. Wear these comfy, memory foam running shoes for your next exercise and you will feel totally on trend.

Price: $19.99, available on

Beyond Running


A sneaker in a soft mint hue can be worn for exercise and taken off the street to more social gatherings. This Flash Sneaker is part of LA Gear’s Performance collection. You can wear it in so many different ways. Whether you want to rock the athleisure look, or you want to pair these fresh kicks (available in four colorways) with some denim and an oversized tee, the possibilities are endless. There’s nothing we love more than a versatile, affordable shoe that’s also comfy!

Price: $27.99, available on

Glow in the Dark

For those who enjoy running in the dark, you know about having street smarts at night. Being visible to others on the road is super important for safety. Furthermore, a glow in the dark pair of shoes can be fun and keep you from danger. These speed joggers are not only bright and fun to wear during the day, but turn into a functional pair of running shoes at night that will let you shine bright like the star that you are!

Price: $39.99, available on

Classic Black

If your style is simple, look no further – these classic black running shoes are sure to fit the bill. The great thing about black running shoes is that they will stay looking new longer. Whether you’re running in rain or through mud, a simple pair of black shoes will camoflauge any sort of wear and tear, giving you one less thing to think about cleaning. This breathable mesh pair comes with laces to make sure they fit your foot perfectly.

Price: $19.99, available on


Our wide selection of womens’ running shoes are perfect for a runner on a budget. Not only do we carry trendy running shoes, but also the classics that never go out of style. Check out for the full selection of womens’ running shoes and snag your fav!


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