Nordstrom’s Spring Sale Is Packed With Podiatrist-Approved Sneakers, Including Hoka, New Balance, and More

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With warmer weather on the horizon, now's the perfect time to ready our closets for the good ol' outdoors. No matter if you're walking, hitting the trails, or pounding the pavement, having a trusty pair of cushioned kicks will keep your feet happy and help you welcome the new season. Thankfully, the Nordstrom Spring Sale is here just in time. In addition to hundreds of markdowns on athleisurewear, accessories, and comfy undies, the sale is ripe with podiatrist-approved walking and running shoes, from Hoka to Adidas to New Balance. Trust us, you don't want to miss it.

Using our online binoculars, we found some snazzy deals. Hoka Clifton 8s, which rarely go on sale, are 20 percent off. The shoe is touted by customers for its cushioned midsole, comfort, and breathability. It's no wonder why podiatrists and Well+Good editors love them, too. The sale is also stocked with stylish everyday kicks, from Sorel's Kinetic Impact Laces Sneaker (now $90) to Puma's Rider Future Vintage Sneaker (now $63), which happen to be up to 37 percent off.

Ready to launch into spring? Scroll down to check out the best of Nordstrom's Spring Sale. You'll find everything from no-frills slip-on shoes to chunky dad kicks. But don't second guess your purchase—styles and sizes are selling like hot cakes!

Running shoes

hoka clifton 8 running shoes
Hoka, Clifton 8 — $112.00

Originally $140, now $112

A classic that rarely goes on sale, Hoka Clifton 8 is not a shoe you want to miss on your next shopping trip. Podiatrists sing their praises for the Cliftons, and it’s not hard to see why. These shoes boast a springy and cushioned midsole, making them ideal for walking or hitting the pavement. The mesh fabric renders them breathable and so lightweight, you won’t be able to tell that you have them on. What’s more, the shoe has a boat-like sole to propel you into your next step. Hurry, though! Sizes are selling out fast.

Sizes available: 5-12

Colors: 6


nike air pegasus 39
Nike, Air Pegasus 39 Running Shoe — $85.00

Originally $140, now $112

Now onto its 39th iteration, the Pegasus remains a timeless and classic silhouette in Nike’s running lineup. This lightweight shoe will take you to faster speeds, thanks to its springy and boat-like sole that’ll launch you into motion every time. Not only that, it has a cushioned and adaptive midsole that absorbs shock and redistributes impact (shin splint pain, be gone). No matter if you’re hitting the trails, concrete, or pavement, the Pegasus 39 is what you’ll want to wear.

Sizes available: 5-12

Colors: 11 (four on sale)

nike react infinity flyknit
Nike, React Infinity Run FlyKnit Running Shoe — $96.00

Originally $160, now $96

As the name implies, the React Running Shoes will have you flying. This foam, cushioned shoe is built to support you on short or long runs as well as walks. The lightweight upper cradles your foot, offering a sock-like fit, and the shoe has a buoyant sole that absorbs shock on impact. Ready. Set. Go.

Sizes available: 5-11

Colors: pink

ryka flourish athletic sneaker
Rykä, Flourish Athletic Sneaker — $70.00

Originally $90, now $70

Hit the treadmill or pavement in these cushioned, trendy kicks. They’re comfy as they are stylish with their cushioned sole, sleek engineering, and lace-up design—which is meant to really strap you in during jogs and gym sessions. Plus, “the sole is amazing, and I know it will have plenty of grip and traction, so that I won’t have to worry about slipping,” says one Nordstrom customer.

Sizes available: 5-11

Colors: 3

apl running shoe
APL, Techloom Breeze Knit Running Shoe — $150.00

Originally $220, now $150

Performance meets comfort with APL’s Techlooms. This lightweight running shoe has a responsive foam midsole that caters to your every move and helps to keep your gait neutral no matter the distance. The shoe also features adjustable lacing and a knit upper to cradle your feet during movement. Lightweight, cushioned, and a minimalistic design, these shoes will have you going the distance.

Sizes available: 5-9

Colors: 8 (six on sale)

brooks hyperion tempo
Brooks, Hyperion Tempo Running Shoe — $120.00

Originally $150, now $120

Brooks has racked up a large fan base over the years, and for good reason. Celebs like Jennifer Garner swear by the brand for its cushioned and supportive shoes, and Brooks’ Hyperion Tempo Running Shoe is all the rave. For starters, the shoe boasts a nitrogen-infused sole that gives you more bang for your buck with each step, propelling you forward and driving up energy back to your feet upon impact. Additionally, these kicks are lightweight, so you don’t have to drag your feet to the finish line. Add these sneakers to your running regimen, and you’ll be Speedy McSpeed.

Sizes available: 5-10.5

Colors: 4

Comfortable, everyday sneakers

sorel kinetic shoes
Sorel, Kinetic Impact Laces Sneaker — $90.00

Originally $145, now $90

You don’t ever have to compromise on style or comfort when it comes to Sorel. These futuristic shoes feature a chunky, ribbed sole and wrap-around lacing system that’ll spruce up any outfit, while supporting your every move. Long walks? No problem. A lunch with friends? Also, no problem. Because they’re so stylish, you can pair them with athleisurewear or with denim. It’s a win-win for your feet and closet.

Sizes available: 6-11

Colors: white and pink

Dr. Scholl's, Happiness Lo Slip-On Sneaker — $70.00

Originally $90, now $70

If you’re looking for a no-frills shoe that’s easy to put on, this shoe might be for you. This sporty shoe has a slip-on design with a cushioned mid-sole, which offers arch support and comes in handy during walks. Another notable feature is the anti-microbial fabric. It keeps bacteria and other odor-causing germs at arm’s length. Stenches, be gone!

Sizes available: 6-11

Colors: 4

Adidas, Adistar Sneaker — $85.00

Originally $130, now $85

Fun fact: The Adistar used to be a racing shoe. Now marrying lifestyle, the Adistar is a stylish and functional sneaker for everyday wear. The chunky sole offers support and height while the EVA foam midsole provides cushion for long days on your feet. Pair it with jeans and a T-shirt to welcome in the warmer weather.

Sizes available: 5-11

Colors: 3

puma rider future vintage women's sneakers
Puma, Rider Future Vintage Sneaker — $63.00

Originally $90, now $63

Throw it back to the ’80s with Puma’s Rider Future Vintage Sneaker. The colorful layering of purple, salmon, blue, white, and black give this classic sneaker new life. Not only stylish, the Rider is extremely comfortable with its supportive insole—which is removable in case you want to replace it with custom orthotics. Alexa, play “Funky Town.”

Sizes available: 6-8.5

Colors: white and purple

dr. scholl's madison knit slip-on sneakerf
Dr. Scholl's, Madison Knit Slip-On Sneaker — $42.00

Originally $85, now $64

Another slip-on shoe by Dr. Scholl’s, the Madison is the perfect shoe to transition from winter to spring. Featuring a breezy knit construction, these kicks vent hot air, so that sweaty feet are a thing of the past. Plus, they have a cushioned insole to give you the support you need for outdoor strolls. Available in pastels like pistachio as well as sand and white, these sneakers will have you ready to walk up in fashion.

Sizes available: 6-11

Colors: 3

new balance 574 sneaker
New Balance, 574 Sneaker — $64.00

Originally $85, now $64

New Balance is always quick to sell out, so having a few sizes still in stock is a treat. The 574s marry streetwear and comfort with its cushioned, foam insole and suede detailing. It’s available in five unique color ways, from bluish grey to classic black. With these pair of kicks, the outfits are endless!

Sizes available: 11.5-19.5

Colors: 5 (two on sale)

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