Sneaker & Running Shoe Recommendations for 2024

New year, new kicks to start things off on the right foot! As we polish off 2023, it’s only natural to get excited about things we can do to celebrate the new year. Starting fresh (or spoiling yourself!) with a new pair of sneakers is a great way to refresh and rejuvenate. Or if fitness goals are penciled in the calendar year ahead, celebrate your personal goals with a new pair of running shoes. And with great value on the hottest shoe brands for the whole family, combined with the added bonus of Shoe Perks rewards, sticking to your budgeting resolution is a breeze.

Narrowing it down is a challenge, especially with the amazing shoe deals for the new year, but here are some trending kicks and top shoe picks for 2024, sneaker and running shoe edition!

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Shoe Carnival Staff Picks: Sneakers & Running Shoes

Adidas Swift Run 23 – Common sentiment among customer reviews describe this style as “Comfortable, breathable, and attractive.” With roots as a running shoe, the Adidas Swift Run 23 shoe is trending as a favorite for everyday wear. Wear them your way for an unmatched footwear experience that combines soft, breathable linings, super light cushioning, and quality design to deliver comfort like no other.

Nike Revolution 6 – A top pick for the sustainable running shoes category, this earth-friendly Nike shoe style will help you achieve fitness goals as well as eco-friendliness for the new year. Super affordable and built for athletes, the Nike Revolution 6 running shoes feature breathable mesh, fabric lining, absorbent insoles, and tough rubber outsoles for the perfect combination of durability and comfort. There are multiple color options available for men and women to match individual style and preferences.

Nike Revolution 6 running shoes.
Nike Run Swift 3 Sustainable Running Shoes

Nike Run Swift 3 – Another great option for those with a New Year’s resolution to focus more on eco-friendly sustainability, this Nike running shoe is built for comfort and performance. Staying motivated and sticking to your New Year’s resolution is a breeze in the Nike Run Swift 3 running shoes for men and women!

New Balance Arishi V4 – This New Balance sneaker is a trendy pick that’s both fashionable and functional. The athletic design blends next level style with all day comfort, so they are an equally good fit for casual outings or working out. New Balance is in their own league when it comes to tennis shoes, and the New Balance Arishi V4 sneaker doesn’t disappoint. Get a pair now for only $69.99!

New Balance Arishi V4 sneakers
Brooks Ghost 14 Sustainable Running Shoes

Brooks Ghost 14 – A top pick among runners and super affordable for 2024! This highly popular road-running shoe has helped blaze the trail in footwear innovation with DNA LOFT cushioning throughout the midsole for a smoother running experience. The Brooks Ghost 14 running shoe is available in men’s and women’s, as well as sustainable running shoe styles.

Skechers Skech Lite Pro – The last tennis shoe you’ll ever need! This walking shoe is recommended for anyone seeking more comfort for less money. The Skechers Skech Lite Pro features breathable, lightweight construction with an Air Cooled Memory Foam insole that feet absolutely love while on the go! At less than $70 right now, this sneaker is a steal, so treat your feet while sticking to your budgeting resolution for the new year.

New year, new deals on Skechers Skech Lite Pro walking shoes.

Skechers Summits High Range Slip Ins – This walking shoe features one of the latest innovations in hands-free footwear technology at a price point that’s too good to pass up. More than just a slip-on sneaker, Skechers hands free slip-ins are the ultimate combination of convenience, comfort, and style. The Summits High Range Slip-In walking shoes are constructed with an Air Cooled Memory Foam cushioned insole, a shock absorbing midsole, stretch laces, and a heel pillow for a comfortable and secure fit. If taking more walks is a New Year’s resolution, this affordable tennis shoe will have you longing for another stroll around the block!

ASICS Gel Venture 9 and ASICS Gel Venture 8 – This recommendation is for trail runners, adventurers, and anyone looking to enjoy more of the great outdoors in 2024. The ASICS Gel Venture trail running shoes are as versatile as they are stylish, so they can be worn for running trails, light hiking, or even exploring a new city. Both styles of this affordable trail running shoe feature durable construction with ASICS GEL Technology for superior shock absorption, a removeable cushioned insole for added comfort, and a lugged outsole for better off-road traction. The ASICS Gel Venture 9 has been modified to improve cushioning even more with AMPLIFOAM and a higher stack height. 

Under Armour Charged Vantage 2 – This is a solid performance running shoe with shock-absorbing Charged Cushioning, which protects feet against impact, while deep flex grooves allow maximum movement, and a lightweight, stretchy fit ensures comfortable snugness.

Under Armour Charged Vantage 2 Running Shoes

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