Winnipeg, Manitoba

University Crescent

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Winnipeg is also home to the University of Manitoba, a beautiful campus 10 km south of downtown, tucked into a bend of the Red River. Our friends at the Pembina branch of Running Room recommend this route along the edge of campus, which departs right from their store on Pembina Highway. Head east on Thatcher Drive until it meets with University Crescent, and follow that south until its terminus. Here, you can veer off into the trails of King’s Park, an off-leash dog park along the river with a nice meandering loop. For more views of the University and the banks of the Red River, return via the Freedman Crescent.

Essentials
  • 9.5 km (5.9 miles)
  • 35 meters (115 feet)
  • Pembina Running Room
  • Busses leave from downtown to Pembina about every 20 minutes.