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You don’t have to have cute exercise gear to enjoy a solid workout… but it can certainly help. So whether you’re shopping for something that feels like walking on clouds or a style that you can wear 24/7, scroll on for some cute running shoes that are all about style *and* comfort.
1. Hoka One One Bondi 6 Running Shoes, $150
It’s a fact—cute running shoes will inspire you to run more often. Lace up this ultra-comfortable pair and get ready for all the compliments. They’re also engineered with full-length EVA cushioning and open-weave mesh for a lightweight, breathable feel.
If you prefer a pop of pink, reach for this Nike sneaker. They’re super light, cushy and cute enough to wear to a post-run brunch.
Add some energizing coral to your workout gear with this vibrant style. This pair contains the ever-popular Ultraboost to keep your feet cushy and as comfortable as possible.
These cult-status sneakers are like walking on clouds. Wear them on runs, hikes and anywhere else you end up.
Keep your run as smooth as possible with these punchy blue kicks. This style features a newly engineered 3D heel frame and a flexible Stretchweb outsole for traction on wet or dry surfaces.
6. PUMA RS-X Reinvent Suede Sneakers, $110
When it comes to cute running shoes, these take the cake. The bright colors and bold colorblocking will make you stand out when you’re on a run. And bonus: they’re totally cool enough to just wear out and about.
High-performance runners, this is the shoe for you. Wear these breathable shoes on those trails that require a little traction—there’s a High Rebound OrthoLite® footbed for an extra-comfortable fit, along with a shock-absorbing XtraFoam™ midsole system to keep you going.
For those who prefer running shoes with a pattern, this edgy black-and-white style is a must. The classic color combination guarantees it’ll look great with all of your other gear and they’re lightweight enough to toss in your bag without weighing you down.
9. Saucony Ride ISO Women’s Sneakers, $57+
Get a little futuristic with your fitness with these shimmery metallic sneakers. The newly added ISOFIT and FORMFIT technologies allow the shoe to adapt to different foot shapes and provide a personalized fit, while the EVERUN layer and PWRFOAM cushioning quietly absorb impact and energy return.
10. Nike Air VaporMax 2019 SE Sneaker,
Just a heads up, it’s kind of impossible NOT to smile when you’re wearing these cheery running shoes. And the neon color on this sleek silhouette pretty much guarantees you’ll be seen.
11. Nike Joyride Run Flyknit Running Shoes,
This colorfully cushioning technology utilizes tiny foam beads for a bouncy, ultra-cushy running experience. Runner’s high, coming right up.
12. adidas Women’s Running Pulseboost HD Shoes,
We need upbeat tunes to keep us in our stride. You too? These Adidas running shoes aren’t just cute and supportive, they also have a QR code that you can scan to unlock a special running playlist!
13. Reebok Guresu 2.0 Training Shoes, $75
When it comes to cute running shoes, this style checks a lot of boxes. Breathable design, check. Cushioned midsole, check. And bonus: you can wear these muted tones with just about anything.
Whether your New Year’s resolution is to spend a little more time outdoors or you’re just really feelin’ this color combo, this winning style features REVlite cushioning and a durable AT tread sole to make those outdoor runs even better.
15. Nike Quest 2 Running Shoes, $75
We can’t decide if it’s the punchy purple color combination or extra-plush silhouette, but we’re definitely feelin’ this breezy style.
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Allison Wheeler is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.