The bridges connecting Cincinnati to Newport are a quintessential part of the city and offer great views of the skyline. We’ve put together a Two Bridge and a Four Bridge loop.
A must-do running experience on Charleston is the run from downtown over the Arthur Ravenel Bridge. It looks daunting, but there's a wide, well-protected multi-use path that's popular with pedestrians and cyclists. Additional options to explore Patriots Point.
A fun and popular run incorporating the Walnut St. pedestrian bridge, Market St. Bridge, and Veteran's bridge, with a loop around Coolidge & Renaissance parks. Add-on with Tennessee River path for a longer run.
Another paved multi-use path just south of Coeur d’Alene, the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes follows 73 miles of the former Union Pacific Railroad corridor from Plummer to Mulan. The stretches along the lake are particularly nice. The Chatcolet Bridge is a highlight!
A good long run option in Hilton Head, this 12 mile loop incorporates the Cross Island Bridge, with great harbor and marsh views. There are bike lanes along nearly the entire run. Marshland Rd. offers a good canopy for those hot days.
Run the world's highest and longest pedestrian bridge! The 1.5 mile Walkway Over the Hudson is a Hudson Valley running highlight. Add on with the Hudson Valley Rail Trail on the western side and the Dutchess Rail Trail on the eastern side.
From Louisville to Jeffersonville and back over Big Four Bridge, this run offers 2 miles of amazing city and river views and a display of Louisville’s more entertaining side.
Key Biscayne is an island connected to the southern part of Miami, connected by the Rickenbacker Causeway. Two best runs are over the Causeway via a path, trails and beach in Crandon Park, and Virginia Key, with 4+ miles of trails.
Incorporating one New York’s iconic bridges is an integral part of the running experience in New York City. Brooklyn Bridge is a ‘must do’. This nearly 4-mile run features the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges.
One of the most scenic and enjoyable runs in Omaha, featuring the incredible fountains of Heartland of America Park, views of the Missouri River, and the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge -- the longest footbridge connecting two states!
The signature run along the Williamette River in Portland. Landmarks include Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Oregon Maritime Museum, the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, the Eastern Esplanade, and the Tilikum Crossing Bridge.
Running across the Bridge is not only encouraged…it’s a tourist attraction. There is a dedicated path for runners/walkers. It's 1.7 miles across the bridge. Spectacular views. Lots of add-on potential. VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS!
Possibly the most dramatic run in the Sarasota area, with great water views and even a bit of elevation! It's ~4 miles over the bridge to St. Armands Circle and back, with numerous add-on options.
A run along the Savannah River waterfront, and then over the Talmadge Bridge. A great run is to do the run one-way, from the Marriott Hotel to the Westin, and take the ferry back.
Two notable bridges in St. Augustine cross over the Matanzas River: the historic Bridge of Lions, which accesses Anastasia Island, and the longer Vilano Causeway/Usina Bridge. They're 1.2 miles apart. It's a minimum 7.5 mile run, particularly nice at sunrise.
A bike path that goes for 11 miles to the Chain of Rocks Bridge, which is a pedestrian crossing over the river to the Illinois side. Loop options on each side of the river possible. Starts 1 mile from the Arch.
A long, flat run with great water views. The Causeway runs for 8.5 miles from Ben T. Davis Beach to the other end of the bridge in Clearwater. There is a separate pedestrian path, well away from cars in sections.
Running the Cuomo Bridge over one of the widest points of the Hudson River is a memorable experience! It's 3.5 miles between Westchester Landing and Rockland Landing. Scenic overlooks, interpretive displays, public art across its length. Add-ons both sides.
The pathways along rivers are the signature running opportunities near downtown. Wonderful, open scenery, with views of the mountains on a clear day. Various loop options, with several pedestrian-friendly bridges, notably the Peace Bridge.
A spectacular one-way run from downtown Halifax, crossing over to Dartmouth on the Macdonald Bridge and then running along the waterfront trail to Woodside Park. From there, take the ferry back to Halifax!
Some 25 km of multi-use paths celebrating the St. Lawrence River. Run over the Champlain Bridge on a new pedestrian path. The 'Ice Control' & Petite Voie du Fleuve bike paths run literally on the river, with great views of the water and Montreal skyline.
The Lion’s Gate Bridge is one of the world’s great “bridge runs”, up there with the Golden Gate Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s exhilarating, with fabulous views in all directions.
Waterfront run with options along the 'river forks' for which Winnipeg is famous, with views of the water and the city's iconic bridges. One option is from the Riel Bridge to the Maryland Bridge along the Assiniboine River, while another route heads south along the Red River.
This tour of charming Samana uses the long waterfront malecón to connect to the colorful shops of Pueblo Principe, then takes a jaunt out along the pedestrian "bridge to nowhere" connecting three islands.
A 'runseeing' tour of Budapest, following the route of the Telekom Vivicitta Half Marathon. Incorporates City Park, Andrássy, Pest Inner City, Chain Bridge, Buda Castle, Danube paths, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky. Options to cut out some sections. Video excerpts!
A classic European river run. Wonderful paths right along the Rhine, with numerous attractive pedestrian bridges allowing for loops. This route heads north from historic Cologne, for a loop of up to 10k. Western side has more sites, eastern side is more park-like.
A spectacular running experience, especially if you go early. Central section has wonderful tree-lined walkways with great views from the bridges. Further west and east sections have gravel paths. We've mapped 15 km along the river.
We love this route that criss-crosses the River Clyde on some of Glasgow’s most interesting architectural feats. We've mapped a 7.4 km loop, but there are many options for vary the length given there's never more than 1 km between the bridges.
One of the most popular places to run in Istanbul is along the Bosporus River, from Kuruçeşme to Bebek. It's not a seamless waterfront path, but there are some great sections. A long-ish option is from the first to second bridges, nearly 6km.
Running along the Thames River embankment is one of the running/tourist treats of London. A great way to see some of the sights, and enjoy crossing the numerous historic bridges, including the iconic Tower Bridge.
This is a tour of the Prague Castle, Petrin Park, and Kampa Island, focused on the West side of the river. Many opportunities to extend the run in Petrin Park. Includes the landmark Charles Bridge.
A well-known 15 km loop incorporating five bridges and lots of waterside running, and provides a good overview of Rotterdam's unique geography and some main sights. This follows the course of a popular road race that occurs in early December.
We've scoped out some of the best places to run in Mestre, the gateway into Venice for many. There's San Giuliano Park and some pleasant streets. One CAN run into Venice, on the Ponte della Libertà, 8 km one-way. Go early and take the train back!
This city built on a grand scale has become KL's administrative center, with wide avenues, waterways, impressive architecture, and spectacular bridge. Wonderful running opportunities in this area include large parks, waterside paths.
Gardens by the Bay is one of Singapore’s major sites and also great for running. Combine with Fort Canning Park for a hill and a great 5.8 mile tour, and even more with Marina Bay. The Helix Bridge is a highlight, as are numerous other pedestrian bridges.
An exhilarating run from downtown Sydney over the Harbour Bridge, which has great views and a decent pedestrian path. Then, enjoy lovely waterfront paths around Lavender Bay. Can do an out and back or return via ferry or subway.