At 300 acres, this wonderful green space is known as the 'Central Park' of Bangalore. A popular spot for running, with wide avenues, paths, and interesting sites. Can put together 5-7 km within the park. Bonus: closed to traffic before 8am and on Sundays.
An island oasis in Bangkok, referred to as the city's 'green lung'. It's an extensive area, relatively free of traffic and commercial development. One can put together 15k+ of running on the roads and alleys, including a series of elevated wooden paths.
An awe-inspiring 'runseeing' tour of the Forbidden City/Tiananmen Square area. Massive area with the large, pedestrian complex of the Palace Museum, surrounded by ornate and historical parks.
The Olympic Forest Park, built for the Olympics, is a large, man-made nature park at the north end of the Olympic Green in Beijing. It's one of the best spots in Beijing for jogging. There jogging paths, with lengths of 3k, 5k, and 10k.
The signature run in Chennai. The promenade along the beach is 5 km one-way, festive and busy. The beach is runnable too. For a longer run, cross the Napier Bridge and run 2.5 km to St. George Fort & the Victory War Memorial.
The largest of Hanoi's numerous lakes and one of the best spots in the city for a longer run. Palm-lined boulevards hug the shoreline, making for a ~15 km loop. Located in the Tây Hồ District, a wealthier section of the city, and site of Trấn Quốc Pagoda.
The signature run in Hong Kong. Carved out into the side of a hill, this relatively flat, paved path runs about 4k one-way, providing great views of Central and Wanchai just below.
The National Monument is surrounded by an 80 hectare park, one of the largest city parks in Asia, which includes shaded running paths. A loop around the perimeter is 4.2 km.
The Love River is signature spot for running in Kaohsiung. There are paths/decent sidewalks for ~10 km, from the Lingyaliao Iron Bridge north to Smile Park. It's more park-like for 4 km north of "Heart of the Love River", with paths on both sides of the river.
Botanical Gardens within 170-acre Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park are wonderful for running. Several km of paths along and around 10 different types of gardens, or 'collections'. Also some hills and stairs. Free, and open 7am-8pm.
The signature running route in Kyoto, with many km of lovely, unpaved paths. Pleasant green spaces, and bridges made of stones. We've mapped 11.7 km, with the most pleasant section on the west side, heading north.
One of the signature spots for running in Macau. Great views of the Macau peninsula along this wide, tree-lined recreational path. The total distance is 3.3 km one-way. For a longer run, can go for 2.5 km over the 'Old Bridge'.
The Manila Baywalk along Roxas Boulevard is the most popular running spot in Manila, with a 1.6 km brick and cement path along the coastline. Good water views along this coconut-lined path.
One of the best spots for continuous road running in Mumbai. It's just over 4 km from Wilson College to Nariman point, on a path along the beach with views to the Arabian Sea and the Mumbai skyline.
This historic castle is surrounded by a gorgeous, seasonally changing park with 4 km and 3 km running tracks.
A perfect waterfront sunset run near the Kansai Airport in Izumisano City. Multiple options, including ~7 km or ~11 km routes along mainly waterfront paths.
The paths along the Han River (Han-Gang) are one of the most popular running spots in Seoul. A wonderful greenbelt, with various loop options involving the bridges and great river views. South side is a seamless 5k.
One of the most famous spots in Shanghai. The Bund is a pedestrian path along the Huangpu River, with views of skyscrapers on one side and the wharf on the other. It's 1.6 km (1 mile) in each direction.
The largest park in Shanghai, located in the Pudong New Area. Lovely trails along lawns, woods, and lakes. One can easily do 5K within the park without overlapping.
The most scenic, longer run in Shenzen. One can run for 10+ km from Hongshuin Nature Preserve, west to Shenzhen Bay Bridge at Wanghai Rd. Great views of Shenzen Bay, Hong Kong Mountains, bridge to Hong Kong. We've mapped segment distances too.
Spectacular run around Marina Bay’s fascinating architecture and major sites. Short run 3.4 miles, long run 7.2 miles
Gardens by the Bay is one of Singapore’s major sites and also great for running. Combine with Fort Canning Park for a hill and a great 5.8 mile tour
Excellent running paths along both the right and left banks. Good water views much of the way, and it’s great for sunrises/sunsets. On the right bank, 9 km from Yanping Park to Shezi Island. On the left bank, 4 km from Taipei Br. through Tamsui Riverside Park.
The most famous and popular run in central Tokyo. It’s possible to do a relatively uninterrupted 3.1 mile run around the perimeter. Views of some of Tokyo’s major sites.
This is an option combine a couple of iconic Tokyo runs into a longer run, and nearly all of it is pleasant and interesting. About 1 mile east of Yoyogi Park is Meiji Jingu Gaien Park.
The favorite running route in Yokohama, the bayside parks and promenades of Minato Mirai offer scenic views of the waterfront and its futuristic architecture. We’ve mapped 5k and 10 km routes, but there are lots of options for variation.