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Podiatrists Love These Sneaker Brands—And They’re Secretly on Sale at Nordstrom Right Now

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If you’re in the market for new running shoes, and think you’ve missed the boat on all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday savings—you’re going to want to check out Nordstrom ASAP. The retailer has major deals on running shoes from brands like Nike, APL, and Adidas that are beloved by runners and podiatrists alike—and they're going fast, with no signs of slowing down until they sell out.

If you’re an avid runner seeking a fresh pair (fun fact: you really should be replacing them every six months), a step counter looking for the perfect sneakers for #hotgirlwalks, or are on the hunt for a practical holiday gift for the runners in your life, the running shoes in Nordstrom's sale section deserve your undivided attention. Scroll on for the top shoe deals that are too good to pass up.

Podiatrist-approved running shoes on sale at Nordstrom right now

saucony omni 20 sneakers in black on a white background
Saucony, Omni 20 Running Shoe — $104.00

Originally $130, now $104

Available sizes: 5-11 (in half sizes)

A classic designed for every kind of runner, the Saucony Omni 20s boasts supportive, bouncy cushioning and a responsive sole for a supportive and comfortable stride. Podiatrists love the Omni’s extended medial post that helps with body alignment to alleviate knee pain, too. What’s more, the shoe’s upper uses a genius combination of 3D-printed material and mesh for added flexibility and breathability—without adding weight, making these running shoes as lightweight as they are supportive. And at 20 percent off? You can’t go wrong snagging these babies on sale.

Colors: 3

apl techloom bliss knit running shoe in beige on a white background from the nordstrom sneaker sale
APL, TechLoom Bliss Knit Running Shoe — $165.00

Originally $220, now $165

Available sizes: 5-11 (in half sizes, select sizes sold out)

The APL TechLoom Running Shoes are one of the best laceless sneaker models out there—they also happen to be one of the priciest, which is why a 25 percent discount is kind of a big deal. The featherlight running shoe is designed with a stretchy pull-on knit upper and features an elastic band around the arch for a secure and comfortable fit. Cushioned with a Propelium foam sole, the TechLooms strikes the ideal balance of responsiveness and stability, so you can go farther in comfort. Factor in the neutral colorway and stylish design, and you’ve got a running shoe you’ll want to wear casually, too.

Colors: 10 (select colors out of stock)

adidas solar glide shoes from the nordstrom sneaker sale on a white background
Adidas, Solar Glide 5 Running Shoe — $98.00

Originally $130, now $98

Available sizes: 5-11 (in half sizes, select sizes sold out)

The Solar Glide 5 Running Shoes star Adidas’ signature Boost midsole for next-level support and stability, and a durable rubber outsole for ample traction—earning them plenty of love from Nordstrom shoppers and podiatrists alike. According to reviewers, the Solar Glides will see you through gym sessions, trail runs, and casual outdoor walks alike, making them the perfect everyday sneaker no matter your fitness level.

Colors: 6

asics gel nimbus running shoe from the nordstrom sneaker sale on a white background
Asics, Gel-Nimbus 24 Running Shoe — $120.00

Originally $160, now $120

Available sizes: 5.5-11 (available in half sizes, select sold out)

Podiatrists recommend the Asics Gel-Nimbus 24 Running Shoes for those with flat feet, due to their high stability design that promotes even alignment, and the supportive arch that keeps your foot arches from collapsing. The gel cushioning that gives the shoes their name helps absorb impact with every stride, and creates an ultra-smooth heel to toe transition. “Most comfortable shoe I’ve ever owned,” wrote one Nordstrom shopper in a 5-star review. “I work as a nurse and do a lot of distance running and since I’ve switched to these shoes it’s been a game changer.”

Colors: 3

apl streamline running shoe in beige from the nordstrom sneaker sale on a white background
APL, Streamline Running Shoe — $240.00

Originally $320, now $240

Available sizes: 5-11 (in half sizes, select sold out)

When the APL Streamline Running Shoe launched last summer, they immediately won the hearts of runners and podiatrists alike. How? The woven AeroLux upper that delivers layers of breathable support, the comforting FutureFoam cushion, and the slanted shank plate that helps boost forward motion with every stride. Plus, the lightweight—yet durable—outsole is ready to go on road runs and gym sessions alike, making these luxe running shoes a true workhorse in your workout routine. And at 25 percent off, they’re so worth picking up during the sale.

Colors: 8 (select colors sold out)

brooks launch gts 9 running shoe from the nordstrom sneaker sale on a white background
Brooks, Launch GTS 9 Running Shoe — $100.00

Originally $110, now $100

Available sizes: 5-12 (in half sizes, select sold out)

These lightweight Brooks running shoes are beloved by podiatrists for their ultra-supportive GuideRails technology that helps stabilize heels and control excess movement to better protect knees and stave off pain. What’s more, the brand’s BioMoGo DNA sole offers equal parts cushion and bounce to add some springiness to every step. These running shoes are so good, they’re selling like hot cakes, so I’d add to cart before they’re gone.

Colors: 2

Nike, React Phantom Run Flyknit 2 Running Shoe from the nordstrom sneaker sale on a white background
Nike, React Phantom Run Flyknit 2 Running Shoe — $65.00

Originally $140, now $65

Available sizes: 5-10.5 (half sizes available, select sold out)

The Nike React Phantom Run Flyknit 2 Running Shoes hit podiatrists’ 3 biggest criteria for a comfortable walking and standing shoe—fit, support, and a stiff midsole. Starring a snug, sock-like design, these sleek running shoes slip on with ease for a comfortable fit. Impact absorbing cushion offers reliable support, while the durable React foam sole delivers solid energy return for stable and efficient movement. “These are literally like walking on clouds,” wrote one Nordstrom shopper in a 5-star review. “These are my 3rd pair of Reacts. Great for running and lifting in the gym.”

Colors: 1

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