Are Expensive Sneakers Worth the Money? One Study Says No

If you're contemplating investing in some pricey sneakers, you might want to think twice. The Washington Post reported on a study conducted by, which touts itself as the Yelp of running shoes. The study, which analyzed over 135,000 customer reviews over the period of a year, resulted in some interesting findings: On average, pricier running shoes were rated lower than cheaper versions.

"In fact," says The Washington Post, "the ten most expensive running shoes, with an average list price of $181 per pair, were rated 8.1 percent lower than the ten cheapest models (average price $61)." Head over to The Washington Post to see a full breakdown of highest- and lowest-rated styles. 

Scroll down to shop the affordable running shoes with the highest ratings, according to the study!

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