Settled on the north side of the Ohio River, our guide to running in Cincinnati offers runners miles of riverfront running routes. Bridges from Downtown Cincinnati span the Ohio River across to Covington and Newport in Northern Kentucky. Downtown Cincinnati is marked by Fountain Square, at the heart of the Central Business District. Kroger, Macy’s, The E.W. Scripps Company, Fifth Third Bank and Proctor & Gamble are all headquartered downtown. Cincinnati is compact. This offers runners many iconic runs along the river and over the bridges all accessible without renting a car. Further afield, visitors can access larger parks with great views as well as explore the University of Cincinnati area. There is a reasonably good bus system in Cincinnati, but anything outside of downtown will generally require a car.