Running around the university is a good way to get off Beijing's busy streets. Adjoining is YuanMingyuan Park to which features lovely gardens and trails. It's ~5 miles around the perimeter of the park.
A 10 km 'runseeing' tour of Belfast, taking in many of the city's most important sites: section along the River Lagan, Gasworks, City Hall, shopping district, Central Library, St. Anne's Square, Ulster & Queen's Universities, Albert Memorial Clock.
This 5 mile route winds through the University of Birmingham campus and up the path of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal. From there, you can branch off towards Chad Brook and connect with the paths of Birmingham’s Botanical Gardens.
Two of the most famous universities in the world are also popular visitor destinations. We've designed a 'running' tour of both campuses, which are 2 miles apart and are linked by either neighborhood streets or the Charles River Paths.
One of the most beautiful college campuses in the country, especially pretty in autumn. Enjoy the 2.75-mile path around Lake Waban, and then create your own route around the miles of paths & trails. There's a great outdoor track as well.
Boulder's signature, 8-mile paved path has three sections. The eastern 3 miles is more open, passing through grassland. Miles 4-6 are through the University of Colorado at Boulder, downtown, and several parks. The hilly last 2 miles go into Boulder Canyon.
The University of Virginia is the heart of Charlottesville, and the Jeffersonian architecture of its beautiful grounds makes for a wonderful run of any length. We have several mapped routes, ranging from 3 to 7 miles.
Fabulous running about 5 miles south of the Loop. Highlights include Promontory Point, Jackson Park, the University of Chicago, and Washington Park, and the 'Midway Pleasance',-- a European-style allée.
From classic New England college campuses, to small towns with scenic centers, there are plenty of places to run along the Connecticut River and Lake Sunapee region.
The largest park in central Dublin and one of three Georgian garden squares designed by William Shepard.Beautifully designed, with a lovely wide perimeter path perfect for runners, and ten statues.
A "Highlands" experience a mile from Old Town Edinburgh, this run is a circuit of Holyrood Park. Open spaces, parkland, crags, and the imposing Arthurs Seat, the main mountain in Edinburgh. The route also features sections of Old Town.
Pleasant university campus 3 km south of downtown. A loop around the perimeter is 3.2 km. Also enjoy the university's paths and streets. Several nearby, adjoining parks for a longer run.
A 3-mile dirt trail around Rice University, in a pretty part of Houston. Great views of the gorgeous campus with its ivy-covered gate, lovely buildings and magnificent trees.
Cornell has one of the prettiest campuses for running in the world. We've mapped a 10k tour of the University's spectacular buildings, gardens, & arboretum. Another route includes the Cascadilla Gorge Trail & E. Ithaca Recreation Trail.
A hilly run incorporating the spectacular campus setting of Pepperdine University, views of the Pacific from Malibu Bluffs, Legacy Park, paths around the Malibu Lagoon, and a flat section along the water.
This 2.4 mile loop tours the country’s first city-owned public university. The University of Louisville is a university of many medical firsts, and a great place for some run-seeing. Or you can do a DIY running tour.
This 6.2 mile circuit on the gravel paths and paved streets around the University of Wisconsin Arboretum is the most popular spot to run in all of Madison. Great training for a 10 km!
Simple and central — sometimes when it comes to running, those are the key ingredients, and they are exactly why we love the nice flat track around Princes Park. Not only is it easy to get to, it’s a pretty relaxed run for anyone seeking level terrain.
A tour of Centennial Park, home to Nashville’s Parthenon — a replica of the Athenian Parthenon and featuring American art galleries, and the campus of Vanderbilt University.
A lovely run around a beautiful urban campus, plus add-ons in the surrounding area.
Known to locals as “Montco,” this wealthy, family-friendly community borders Philadelphia to the north. Highlights include bike paths, Valley Forge, and the campuses of Villanova, Haveford, and Bryn Mawr.
One of the prettiest campuses in the United States and wonderful for running. Enjoy the Georgian-style east campus or the Gothic west campus. Run up to the Duke Chapel. The 3.7 mile Al Buehler Trail loop trail circles the golf course.
Few college campuses rival UC Santa Barbara in beauty. Follow this loop around the paved lagoon path, with views of the university, and out to Del Playa Bluffs which cruises the cliffs lining the Pacific Ocean.
One of the most spectacular college campuses in the world for running, with miles of pedestrian and bike trails through open meadows, forested hills, and landscaped gardens. A network of pedestrian footbridges provide good connections.
One of the more popular places to run in São Paulo. There are many paths, small parks, and hills that are great for running. We've mapped out a 5.8 km loop around the campus perimeter, but there are lots of other good options.
A 230 acre park along Lake Washington in the Madison Park area of Seattle, near the University of Washington. Miles of trails wind through forests of maples, magnolias, oaks, salmonberry, and the famous Azalea Way.
Very pretty university campus with older buildings and pleasant running paths, at base of Ansan Mountain. There are also wooded trails and a forest park on campus. Can combine with Ansan trails.
One of the most iconic university campuses in the world also makes for very pleasant running. Our 4.5 mile loop includes all the major campus highlights, with some great add-on options.
On the western shore of Vancouver, the University of British Columbia (UBC) is one of the most spectacular academic settings in the world. Enjoy some running on the leafy campus and the huge wooded park adjoining.
One of the prettiest college campuses in Canada and great for running. Enjoy the ~4 km Alumni Chip trail and combine with a campus 'runseeing' tour. For a fun challenge, add the 1.6 km Mt. Tolmie loop, with great views from the summit.