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Houston, TX - Suburbs

The Best Places to Run in Houston's Major Suburbs: Sugar Land, Missouri City, League City, Pearland, Katy, The Woodlands

The greater Houston region is one of the largest and most populous suburban areas in the United States. While our guide to Central Houston includes all the best places to run within the city limits, we’ve added more route options in the surrounding suburbs of Pearland, Friendswood, Pasadena, Sugar Land, Missouri City, League City, Humble, Spring, The Woodlands, Katy, Cypress, and Baytown. Some of the best running in Houston’s suburbs includes large parks, multi-use paths along bayous and rivers, and the streets of greater Houston’s many beautiful residential areas.

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Some of our favorite runs in Houston, TX - Suburbs


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Runners should be cautious about Houston’s heat: summers are brutally hot and humid. Fall and autumn are warm with some rains. Winters are mild and pleasant for running. Temps drop to freezing only occasionally. Houston gets its share of rain, including frequent thunderstorms in summer. Topographically, Houston is quite flat.

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Chevron Houston Marathon takes place each January and is the biggest single-day sports event in the city.

Rhythm and Blues Run is an annual run where participants race to the rhythm of live bands along a spectator filled course. The bands provide an electrifying, festive environment for the runners and spectators.