A former military installation, now a gorgeous park with miles of trails for walking and running. There are hills, wooded trails, and scenic vistas out to the Golden Gate Bridge and the Pacific Ocean. Also some great loop options involving Crissy Field.
Another great loop option involving the Presidio, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Golden Gate Promenade. Take the Presidio Promenade Path through the Presidio, then return along Crissy Field. Great views and variety.
Golden Gate Park is the left coast version of New York’s Central Park. The Park runs from Highway 1 at the ocean to the west, to the Haight-Ashbury area to the east.
A popular paved trail that runs along Fall Creek. Starts at Kessler Park, ~2.5 miles north of downtown, and runs 9.5 northeast to Skiles Test Nature Park. Water views as you pass century-old bridges and established neighborhoods.
A popular running spot and one of the largest metropolitan green spaces in the nation. There are 10 miles of trails and certified road courses of 5K, 8K, and 10K. Combination of wooded & waterside trails, with some rolling hills.
Explore the eastern and southern edges of the city with the Pleasant Run Trail. The south end is at Garfield Park, the north end is Ellenberger Park.
Formerly a military installation, Fort Ben, as it's called, is now a state park and nature preserve. There are several trails to choose from, however, none of the individual trails are more than three miles.
A wonderful run along the Halifax waterfront. Dedicated boardwalk most of the way, with great views of the water and harbour. Lots of great shops, restaurants, and important Halifax sights along the way.
A 5-mile Halifax 'runseeing' tour. Includes the Public Gardens, Halifax Public Library, Dalhousie University, Halifax Common, and the Citadel -- a National Historic Landmark.