Baltimore, also known as Charm City, has 6,000 acres of parkland and public space. It’s a diverse and manageable city, with many types of neighborhoods, each with a unique personality. This is our guide to the best places to run in Baltimore, Maryland. The city has a strong core downtown with excellent running options centered around the waterfront, historical sites, some great residential neighborhoods, and lovely parks. There are also some great running options and beautiful neighborhoods near Johns Hopkins University, about 3 miles north of downtown and accessible by metro. Slightly further afield there are some larger parks and trails great for running.