|Under Armour. They make decent running shoes now|
|New Balance. The first good non-Big Three shoes I would wear.|
|Brooks. Even more models and colors than I expected|
|Asics, a very good brand that gets overlooked|
|Brooks running shoes a plenty|
The one brand that I did not see, and I absolutely love is the On running shoe company. But to be fair, I’ve only seen three stores in my city carry them and one of them isn’t known for selling running shoes.
Shoe prices ranged from 40 dollars (USD) to over 120 dollars, with most shoes hovering around the 80 dollar price mark. Because shoe companies seem to offset their yearly models from other companies’ schedules, you can find some shoe brands models on sale or even clearance. While most AAFES employees don’t have advanced knowledge on the various shoe brands, they are able to help determine if you need a neutral, stability, or motion control shoe and there are even a few minimalist shoes as options. I recommend that if you don’t know what type of shoe you already need, you should bring along a friend or someone from your unit or group who knows quite a bit about running shoes to help you.
And the best part of getting running shoes is that you do not get charged tax, which can save you even more.