Northside Park offers a pleasant green space and off-road opportunity for running in northern part of Ocean City. A loop of the perimeter paths is just short of 1 mile, with a total of about 1.5 miles of paths. The park also features an indoor gym and sports facility, playgrounds, softball fields, sports center, and concession facilities.
Add-Ons: Do this run standalone or combine with a beach run. The beach is 0.5 miles east of the park. Also, the residential streets nearby are fairly traffic free and pleasant for running. Assawoman Dr. on the ocean side. On the bay side: the Little Salisbury neighborhood near 90th, Montego Bay near 130th, and Caine Woods near 140th (south of Rt. 54./Delaware border) all have longer residential streets that are pretty quiet.