Champion Amp 2 rated by "Consumer Report" as one of the top best buys for budget running shoes. Features include a breathable mesh upper, stabilizing thermoplastic heel counter, flexible forefoot, durable outsole, mid-foot support and dual density midsole for shock stability. Running shoe has padded insole for comfort and non-marking, skid resistant outsole. Footwear constructed of leather, rubber and manmade materials.
Acics Gel-Pulse comes with lace-up front, padded collar and mesh tongue for sweat release. Also has memory foam, which helps with comfort. Footwear constructed with a removable cushioning insole. The midsole made with gel for shock absorption. "Runner's Magazine" hails this shoe as one of the best budget shoes on the market.
Saucony ProGrid Jazz 13 is also on the list of "Runner's Magazine" as one of the latest best buys. The air mesh upper is lightweight and breathable. The cushioning absorbs shock on impact. One of the best features is a compression-molded midsole that provides gentle cushioning allowing the neutral runner to keep foot stabilized inside the shoe.
You can find these shoes available at auction sites, online stores and discount shoe shores. Why pay more for a running shoe when you can get the best budget running shoes on the market.