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The 15 Best Shoes For Bunions In 2024

The 15 Best Shoes For Bunions In 2024
We’ve ranked the Top 15 Bunion Shoes based on Value, Comfort, and Durability. Each shoe in this list has been evaluated on these specific criteria. These rankings are derived from a multitude of reliable sources and provide an accurate representation of each shoe’s performance in terms of value for money, comfort, and durability. Please note that our data is updated annually to offer the most up-to-date information. Updated: 2023
Brooks Ghost 15
Introducing the Brooks Ghost 15 - the go-to neutral shoe that incorporates a perfect blend of comfort and performance. Boasting a 25% recycled mesh upper and upgraded DNA Loft v2 cushioning, it's a lightweight favorite at 9.8 oz. A trusted choice for runners and walkers with bunions, it delivers a smooth, natural ride with ample padding, an ideal toe box, and Brooks' signature five-star comfort. With durability, breathability, and superior traction, the Ghost 15 is the epitome of a reliable neutral shoe.
Overall 8.7/10
Durability 9.0/10
Value 8.0/10
Comfort 9.0/10
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Durability

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Value

2

Comfort

HOKA Bondi 8
Experience top-notch comfort with the HOKA Bondi 8 - a leader in cushion innovation ideal for those with bunions. Redesigned with softer foams and an extended heel geometry, it ensures a forgiving impact and a balanced ride. The engineered mesh construction offers breathable comfort, complemented by a memory foam collar for plush ankle support. The ultralight resilient foam provides a soft yet bouncy feel, while zonal rubber placement reduces weight. The Bondi 8 delivers a fun, max-cushioned experience, making it a game-changer for long runs and extended wear.
Overall 8.6/10
Durability 9.0/10
Value 6.9/10
Comfort 10.0/10
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Durability

8

Value

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Comfort

Altra Via Olympus
Step into unparalleled comfort with the Altra Via Olympus running shoe. This shoe boasts a generous 33 mm Altra EGO™ MAX midsole which delivers the brand's highest cushioning for a plush ride on any road. The Original FootShape™ design provides a wide toe box, ideal for wide feet or bunions, ensuring natural movement. Altra enthusiasts will appreciate the Original fit upper, allowing ample room for toe splay. The comfortable upper features breathable mesh, strategic reinforcements, and plush padding, creating a luxurious running experience with noticeable lockdown. Altra makes no compromise on comfort for your demanding road runs.
Overall 8.0/10
Durability 8.0/10
Value 8.0/10
Comfort 8.0/10
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7

Durability

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Value

7

Comfort

Brooks Glycerin 20
What’s the best thing your feet can feel while running? Nothing. The Glycerin 20 neutral cushioned running shoes are the final word on comfort thanks to new, supremely soft DNA LOFT v3 cushioning, an updated, improved fit and silky smooth transitions.
Overall 8.0/10
Durability 9.0/10
Value 6.0/10
Comfort 9.0/10
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Durability

11

Value

2

Comfort

Brooks Glycerin Gts 20
Running doesn’t have to hurt your feet. Or knees. Or hips. The Glycerin GTS 20 features our GuideRails® support technology that keeps excess movement in check so you stay in your ideal stride. Plus, supremely soft DNA LOFT v3 ensures these super cushioned running shoes deliver total comfort.
Overall 8.0/10
Durability 9.0/10
Value 6.0/10
Comfort 9.0/10
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Durability

12

Value

2

Comfort

Brooks Addiction Gts 15
The Addiction GTS 15 is a soft, reliable men’s walking shoe with an updated, breathable upper. Full-body support combines with a roomy forefoot for total comfort. Supportive shoe that offers a great medical option shoe.
Overall 7.8/10
Durability 8.0/10
Value 6.5/10
Comfort 9.0/10
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Overall Rank

7

Durability

9

Value

2

Comfort

Brooks Addiction Walker
Brooks Addiction Walker leather shoe that offers a supportive shoe for your walks. The Brooks Addiction Walker is a top leather shoe that is one of the most supportive shoes on the market.
Overall 7.8/10
Durability 8.0/10
Value 6.3/10
Comfort 9.0/10
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Overall Rank

7

Durability

10

Value

2

Comfort

Altra Torin 6
The new Torin 6 is ready to work as hard as you do. This best-selling road running shoe is equipped with our Altra EGO™ MAX midsole foam, an improved plush tongue construction, and an updated molded heel collar that keeps up for mile after mile. This everyday road shoe is made for any road, any run, walk and any distance with our Standard FootShape™ fit designed for performance with a higher cushion impact reduction.
Overall 7.7/10
Durability 7.0/10
Value 8.0/10
Comfort 8.0/10
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Overall Rank

12

Durability

1

Value

7

Comfort

New Balance 880 V12
Balancing the right amount of comfort and support, the New Balance Fresh Foam X 880 v13 is a neutral daily running shoe that has the versatility to handle any workout. Composed of bio-based content, an updated Fresh Foam X foam is used throughout the midsole to provide a well-cushioned underfoot experience and help to reduce our carbon footprint. The outsole is comprised of NDurance rubber offering excellent durability for longer walks or runs while still having excellent traction in any road conditions. An Engineered Synthetic/Mesh composes the upper of the shoe for a sleek, stylish design and a comfortable fit. Finalized with adjustable lace closure points for a secure lockdown, the New Balance Fresh Foam X 880 v13 is a steady partner with the durability and comfort for any runner or walker looking for a workhorse daily trainer.
Overall 7.5/10
Durability 7.6/10
Value 7.1/10
Comfort 7.8/10
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Overall Rank

10

Durability

5

Value

9

Comfort

New Balance 860 V12
Getting your miles in on a daily basis takes dedication, and it places a lot of demands on both runner and running shoe. New Balance’s 860 is built to provide the stability-minded every day runner with a shoe for the long haul. The latest entry in the series, the Fresh Foam X 860v13, augments the pinnacle cushioning experience of Fresh Foam X with a supportive medial post to provide essential stability. Offering reliable, sustained comfort over all distances, the 860 is a true, go-to running shoe.
Overall 7.5/10
Durability 7.6/10
Value 7.0/10
Comfort 7.8/10
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Overall Rank

10

Durability

6

Value

9

Comfort

Altra Paradigm 6
The first Altra running and walking shoe inspired by and developed by an Altra athlete. Meet the Paradigm 6, a shoe that is blurring the line between support running shoe; stability running shoe and everyday trainer. This shoe offers a wide shoe box for people with bunions and wide forefoot.
Overall 7.3/10
Durability 7.0/10
Value 8.0/10
Comfort 7.0/10
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12

Durability

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Value

13

Comfort

Brooks Beast 20
The Beast ’20 is known for its trusted stability and soft, cushioned ride. This reliable men’s running shoe offers just-right support and reduces impact for a more comfortable stride.
Overall 7.3/10
Durability 9.0/10
Value 5.0/10
Comfort 7.8/10
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Overall Rank

1

Durability

13

Value

9

Comfort

Brooks Ariel 20
Women's BROOKS® ARIEL 20 :: Dependable max cushion meets max support in the updated Women's Brooks Ariel 20 running shoe. Revolutionary GuideRails® deliver foot-to-knee stability, backed by ultra-soft and durable BioMoGo DNA cushioning. With an enhanced fit and plush Ultimate Sockliner, your Beast 20 dishes out an unbeatable combo of cushioned support for running, walking or being on your feet all day.
Overall 7.3/10
Durability 9.0/10
Value 5.0/10
Comfort 7.8/10
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Overall Rank

1

Durability

13

Value

9

Comfort

Altra Rivera 2
Get moving with the Rivera 2. Take on the road with our Altra EGO™ midsole foam for a smooth yet responsive ride along with our Slim FootShape™ for a snugger fit that is designed for natural movement. With “move-meant” for anything, the Rivera 2 is your go-to road shoe for any adventure. This lightweight neutral running shoe and walking shoe has zero drop with a wide toe box.
Overall 5.3/10
Durability 5.0/10
Value 7.0/10
Comfort 4.0/10
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Overall Rank

14

Durability

6

Value

14

Comfort