Shanghai, China

Pudong Area – Century Ave.

An easy, straight, sightseeing run along a wide avenue. This is a run in the Pudong area, heading 6.6 km (4.1 miles) along Century Ave. between Century Park, west to the Oriental Pearl TV Tower. Century Ave. has wide sidewalks and is quite leafy. Lots of landmarks. Heading west: Shanghai Oriental Art Center; Lujiazui 1885 Square; many important skyscrapers, including the   Shanghai Twenty-first Century Tower & Jinmao Tower; Lujiazui Central Green Space; and at the western end, the TV Tower, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Shanghai Natural Wild Insect Kingdom, Waitan Sightseeing Tunnel, and Shanghai International Conference Center.

There are several upscale hotels near the TV Tower.

Subway Line 2 runs along Century Ave., so it’s easy to do a one-way run.

Essentials
  • 6.6 km (4.1 miles) from Century Park to the TV Tower
  • Flat
  • East: Century Park; West: Oriental Pearl TV Tower
  • Metro Line 2 runs along Century Ave.