Run at the end of the world! With its location below the 54th parallel south latitude, Ushuaia is the world’s southernmost city. It’s a spectacular geographic setting, located in a wide bay bounded on the north by the Martial mountain range and on the south by the Beagle Channel. A gateway to cruises to Antarctica, Ushuaia is also a popular outdoor recreation destination, with access to fantastic hiking, rock climbing, and kayaking. There are a couple of scenic routes for running in Ushuaia, and a larger selection of trail running opportunities.
The best place to run in Ushuaia is our ‘run at the end of the world‘ — a scenic waterfront path with great views of the bay and surrounding mountains. Just east of downtown, there’s a nice run on a quiet road in the Playa Larga area. We’ve also included recommendations for some of the best trail running options near Ushuaia.
Runners should note Ushuaia’s mild tundra climate. It’s cool but not cold much of the year, with frequent overcast and wind. There’s only 30% average annual sunshine. There can be snow and ice in winter.