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Best Running Shoes for Women Under $100 Dollars

Updated on October 15, 2014

Choosing Women's Running Shoes Under $100

Women's feet are characterized by a wider toe area and narrower heel. This unique structure makes it difficult for many active women to find comfortable running shoes. The limited number of brands that manufacture specialized women's running shoes makes it even more challenging to find a pair of footwear that does not cause sore heels and blisters. And if an active woman ever finds the perfect shoes, the price tag is often too high to consider purchasing them.

Fortunately, many shoe making brands have realized the importance of providing their women customers will affordable, comfortable shoes for active lifestyles. The following are the best running shoes for women under $100.

Asics Gel-1000 Series

Selling only at $80 per pair, these kicks from Asics are definitely the best shoes in this price range. In fact, there were several pairs from this line that were named as the top picks of Runner's World in previous years. Editors had no hesitations to name this shoe to their Best Picks lists, with their impressive features and long line of positive reviews.

Shoes from Asics are known for their exquisite cushions, sturdy structure, and flexible midsoles. They have a straightforward design, with emphasis on ankle support and feet movement. They are also ultra light and chic. What set the shoes apart are the flexible midsoles embedded on the streamlined and breathable upper.

The shoes are perfect for racing, tempo runs, speedwork, and running routines. They can also be worn for everyday casual wear.

Women's ASICS Gel-Cumulus 13 Running Shoe review

The video is a review of the Women's ASICS Gel-Cumulus 13 running shoe.

Puma Complete Vectana 2

This is yet another sound option for women's running shoes that is guaranteed to stay within your budget. Puma Complete Vectana 2 shoes are sold for $80. With this amazingly low price, active women can enjoy impressive cushioning and amazing stability. Several reviews gripe note that these running shoes are slightly heavy and not as flexible as they had wished, but most women runners are happy with the shoes' performance.

The affordable shoes come with EverFoam in the heel. This gives the shoe an ideal fit. The footwear is also built with OrthoLite sockliner that enhances comfort and reinforces cushions for a pain-free running.

Most women attest to its performance even in doing other sports like walking and biking. Sporty women are also lured in to wearing them everyday in doing chores. With their longer lasting materials, wearers never have to worry about wearing them out too quickly.

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Mizuno Wave Nexus

Mizuno Wave Nexus shoes are one of the top notch running shoes that can be bought for with most budget-friendly price. The footwear is engineered to eliminate overpronation that is sometimes experienced by runners. It also eases impact and strain on the angles and knees. The kicks are also impressively durable despite their low price. They may not be as high tech as other shoes, but they provide superb motion control and stability while delivering unbeatable performance.

Manufacturers clearly strived to introduce a glove-like fit when they made these shoes. The shoes are created with an AP+ midsole that gives the Wave Nexus 6 more value. They also come with a solid and strong rubber or blown rubber forefoot. This makes the shoes' outsole design. It is also the reason behind its flexibility and durability.

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