One of running’s pleasures is the classic ‘river loop’, usually featuring a path along the water, with pedestrian-friendly bridge crossings that allow for distances of varying lengths. European cities, particularly, have done a great job of developing a recreational infrastructure along their river settings. So here’s our list of the top 50 river running routes in Europe — in alphabetical order, by city name. For a list of the best river running paths worldwide, see our Classic River Run category! Navigation note: Click the ‘back page’ button to go back to the ‘list’.