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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
A run along the Savannah River waterfront, and then over the Talmade Bridge. A great run is to do the run one-way, from the Marriott Hotel to the Westin, and take the ferry back.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Running along the Thames River embankment is one of the running/tourist treats of London. A great way to see some of the sights, with the main bridges close together.
This route is great if you have never been to Sydney before. It gives you the full Sydney experience touring through the harbor, gardens and parks.
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.
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.
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!
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.
An 8 km 'Runseeing' tour of Cologne. Highlights include the Historic city, a jaunt along the refurbished Old Harbor along the Rhine, the old city walls in Friedenspark, the paths of Volksgarten, and a final jaunt through Old Town along Quatermarkt.
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!
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.