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Best Beach Runs: New York to Alabama

Running on the beach or alongside the ocean is one of the great summer pleasures. Great Runs has compiled a comprehensive guide to the best places to run in 25+ coastal destinations in the eastern North America. This is our list of the best beaches for running from New York to Alabama, either a runnable beach (wide, with firm sand), boardwalk, or good adjacent running road. This includes the New York boroughs, the Hamptons, Jersey Shore, Ocean City/Rehoboth Beach, Virginia Beach, the Outer Banks, Charleston/Kiawah Island, Hilton Head, Savannah, Golden Isles, and the Gulf Shores area of Alabama. Organized north-to-south. See also our Best Beaches in New England guide.

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