I finally bought some new kicks! #ReebokMom #sponsored

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Reebok. I received a Famous Footwear gift card to purchase a pair of Reebok shoes to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating.

Way back when I was at my starting weight, I spent every last penny of an Amazon gift card on workout clothes — and that included the cheapest pair of running shoes I could find. I obviously didn’t even try them on; I just purchased the size I presumed I would need. It wasn’t all bad, really. Those $20 shoes (on super-duper clearance) carried me many, many miles. But now that I’m in the process of training for my first half marathon, it’s time to upgrade.

Famous Footwear Giftcard.pngI headed to my local Famous Footwear store to check out the goods. I wanted to buy a fun pair of shoes, but obviously, fit and comfort were top priority. I need to take care of my feet! I’d never owned a pair of Reebok shoes before, but I’d heard good things. Emma came with me on the shopping trip, and she as the expert box grabber :). I ended up trying on two pairs that caught my eye — a pair of Smoothflex shoes (blue), and a pair of Zig Kicks (black).

Reebok Zig Kicks SmoothflexThey were both comparable in price (only a $10 difference between the two — $59.99 for the Smoothflex and $69.99 for the Zig Kicks), and I felt comfortable in both of them. I felt better in the Smoothflex pair, so I snatched those suckers up and headed to check out, but not after asking you guys’ opinion on Facebook and Instagram! Once I got to checkout, the clerk asked me for my rewards phone number. I didn’t have one, but she told me that if I signed up, I’d save 5% on my purchase and get coupons emailed to me. Uh, yeah! It was free to sign up and I saved some dough! Plus, the entire store is doing a BOGO1/2OFF sale right now, so I will probably be heading back to pick up some shoes for Emma and Micah!

In LOVE with my new Reebok Smoothflex shoes!

I literally just finished my first run with my new shoes, and I love them so far! It’s amazing what a good pair of shoes will do for your runs — my knees feel better, my arches don’t ache, and I think I looked pretty cute ;).

Reebok MomI’m really pleased with them. Can’t wait to log some serious mileage on these bad boys!

Reebok Mom Smoothflex


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