New Balance W1080V3 NBX Running Shoe - Women's - $134.95

Cushioning is all well and good, but New Balance took special care with the upper in the latest version of its popular 1080 line, the Women's 1080V3 NBX Running Shoe. Lighter than ever, this neutral trainer boasts an arch-cradling upper construction that has to be felt to be believed and new Abzorb crash pads that soak up impact. Offering a versatile 8mm drop that will appeal to minimalists and more traditional runners alike, the 1080V3 is a stellar all-around performer - $134.95