Best Running Shoes for Men and Boys

Check out the best running shoes for men and boys at Walmart. Train, play or chill in our affordable running shoes that feel as good on your feet as they look.

Here are some of our best running shoes for men and boys to get you started on the right foot.

Best Running Shoes for Men and Boys:

  • Top picks for overall comfort and support
  • Avia Men’s Enduropro Jogging Shoes
  • S Sport Designed by Skechers S Boys’ Sport Running Shoes
  • Streamlined design and style
  • Athletic Works Men’s Running Shoes
  • Avia Men’s Lace-Up Athletic Shoes
  • Athletic Works Boys Axion Athletic Shoe
  • Transformers Boys’ Bumblebee Running Shoe
  • Budget-friendly for beginners
  • Dr. Scholl’s Men’s Delta Athletic Shoes
  • Avia Men’s Apex Athletic Shoe
  • George Boys Athletic Shoes
  • PAW Patrol Athletic Shoes with LED lights

Top picks for overall comfort and support

The best running shoes should provide proper comfort and support as well as protection from foot injury during the repetitive motion and impact of jogging. Even when you’re not working out, a good pair of running shoes can go a long way when you’re on your feet all day.

Avia Men's Enduropro Jogging Shoes

Avia Men’s Enduropro Jogging Shoes

If you need men’s running shoes that are light, flexible and comfortable, lace up this pair by Avia. To keep you feeling as cool as you look during training sessions, these Enduropros have mesh uppers that help to provide air flow and dry quickly. Trendy accent colours set the pace for athletic style, and reflective stripes can make you more safely visible on the road. Available in grey and blue.

S Sport Designed by Skechers S Boys' Sport Running Shoes

S Sport Designed by Skechers S Boys’ Sport Running Shoes

Your active kid will be ready to race his friends to the bus stop or play a game of tag in S Sport Designed By Skechers.  Among our best running shoes for boys, these stylish running shoes have Velcro closures designed for easy fastening and an adjustable fit. Rounded toe boxes and memory foam help make these athletic shoes extra comfy wherever he runs.

Streamlined design and style

Streamlined design, fit and your gait should be considered to find a style or brand that suits your needs. For example, if you’re an overpronator with low arches, choose the best running shoes for stability.

Athletic Works Men's Running Shoes

Athletic Works Men’s Running Shoes

Boasting a streamlined design by Athletic Works, these running shoes with lace-up mesh uppers are engineered to help your feet feel cool on those sweaty summer sprints around the neighbourhood. They’re a bargain too if you need a spare pair: take them to the gym or office, and you’re always ready to squeeze in a quick run during lunch hours or free time between appointments.

Avia Men's Lace-Up Athletic Shoes

Avia Men’s Lace-Up Athletic Shoes

This Avia runner’s round-toe shape helps give your toes a bit of wiggle room. These contemporary men’s running shoes have lacing designed to stay put for safe strides without interruptions during your jaunts as you imagine the crowd cheering. Available in red and black.

Athletic Works Boys Axion Athletic Shoe

Athletic Works Boys Axion Athletic Shoe

If your son needs running shoes that won’t leave marks on the school gym floor, Athletic Works offers lace-ups with non-marking soles. The sporty low-cut Axion has a mesh upper for breathability and a cushioned collar designed for comfort.

Transformers Boys’ Bumblebee Running Shoe

Transformers Boys’ Bumblebee Running Shoe

The young runner in your family will have fun wearing awesome kicks by Transformers. These boys’ running shoes have adjustable closures to assist in the perfect fit and quick on-off action. Rubber soles are meant to provide durability and traction. The motion-activated LEDs on this pair of light-up sneakers are not only cool looking but can help make your little guy more visible whether he’s crossing the street or on a crowded playground.

 

You might also like: Best Running Watches to Keep You on Track

Budget-friendly for beginners

New runners still figuring out their gait and preferences may not be ready to fork out a large sum of cash for running shoes. If you’re a beginner, Walmart’s selection of affordable running shoes for men and boys is the perfect place to start until you know what you like.

Dr. Scholl's Men's Delta Athletic Shoes

Dr. Scholl’s Men’s Delta Athletic Shoes

A classic men’s running shoe style, these are comfortable lace-up runners by Dr. Scholl’s with genuine leather uppers for breathability and rubber outsoles with flex grooves that may help prevent foot pain.

Avia Men's Apex Athletic Shoe

Avia Men’s Apex Athletic Shoe

For guys interested in the best lightweight running shoes or the best-cushioned running shoes, the Avia Apex is worth a look. The streamlined design with Phylon midsoles can help make these men’s runners feel light, soft and flexible, which may have advantages if your training goal is to become faster.

George Boys Athletic Shoes

George Boys Athletic Shoes

Here’s a pair of slip-ons by George that is constructed with mesh uppers, cushioned collars and rugged soles. This Boys Athletic footwear is designed to help provide comfort, support and traction as your budding athlete runs and plays.

PAW Patrol Athletic Shoes with LED lights

PAW Patrol Athletic Shoes with LED lights 

Even the youngest member of the family can join in on the fun of running with Paw Patrol kicks featuring those adorable rescue pups, Chase and Marshall. Your little boy will be ready for action racing to the scene in these cute and comfy kids’ running shoes that light up as he runs around. Velcro closures can also help make getting feet dressed a little easier and speedier whenever a pawsome adventure calls.

Gentlemen, on your mark, get set, go! Walmart’s best running shoes for men and boys have you geared up to hit the trail, track or treadmill.

See also: Best Running Shoes for Women and Girls

Previous articleBest Running Shoes for Women and Girls
Next articleBest LEGO Ninjago Sets
Kelli Rickard lives just east of Halifax, Nova Scotia. As a senior copywriter and former radio announcer, she’s a seasoned communicator who has written about everything from kitchen spatulas to rock stars to news stories for nearly 30 years. Kelli is a proud Maritimer who loves cooking healthy meals and puttering around the house as her tuxedo-wearing cat supervises. When not perfecting the art of being a homebody, she enjoys trips to nearby beaches and distant shores with her husband, working out, and catching up with friends over great food and wine.