Stockholm, Sweden is arguably one of the world’s most beautiful capitals. It is built on 14 islands around a medieval city center and is located where the freshwater Lake Mälaren flows out into the Baltic Sea. Stockholm is the most populous city in the Scandinavia, with 2.2 million people living in the metropolitan area. Running in Stockholm is a treat, given the water, unique geography, and well laid out pedestrian and recreational paths. The Stockholm Marathon is claimed to have one of the most beautiful marathon routes in the world.
The best running routes in Stockholm are defined by scenic paths along the waterfront, across bridges to the islands, and some lovely green spaces. We also have some routes that combine some of the main Stockholm sights with some pleasant parks and urban highlights. Stockholm has an excellent public transportation system consisting of bus, tram, local train (pendeltåg) and subway (tunnelbana; look for a T-sign).