Bangkok Thailand: Limpini Park – A lovely running track and city park.
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Bangkok Thailand: Limpini Park – A lovely running track and city park.

Join the hundreds of locals who exercise in this lovely city park every morning. Difficulty: Easy Terrain: Pavement Length: 2.5km loop (approx.) Flow: Excellent Scenery: A landscape city park with gardens and city views Safety Issues: None Bathrooms: No Drinking water: No Transit Access: Yes Parking: Yes but seemed very full/crazy! Night Access: until 9pm […]

Washington, DC – Army Ten Miler
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Washington, DC – Army Ten Miler

The Army Ten Miler is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.  It’s a huge race (35,000 strong in 2016) hosted by the Association of the United States Army. How many races feature an artillery blast to signal the start of the race, with a military helicopter hovering overhead?  The quick answer is not many. In addition to […]

Xian, China: Run an Ancient City Wall
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Xian, China: Run an Ancient City Wall

A circuit around an ancient city wall in the city near the Terracotta Warriors Difficulty: Easy Terrain: Paved paths and side walk Length: 16km loop Flow: Regular interruptions to cross city streets Scenery: Ancient city wall, moat and gates, city parks with city views Safety Issues: Crossing the streets! Bathrooms: Yes (free!) Drinking water: There […]

Hangzhou, China: Westlake – A Bucket List Run
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Hangzhou, China: Westlake – A Bucket List Run

An Epic Travel Run with Stunning Views of the Lake and Historic Monuments Difficulty: Easy Terrain: Paved trails Length: 13km loop Flow: Great Scenery: Stunning views of Hangzhou Lake and surrounding gardens and monuments Safety Issues: None Bathrooms: Yes (free!) Drinking water: There was bottle water for sale at street stands for a reasonable price. […]

Seattle, WA, USA: Elliott Bay Trail – Pioneer Square to Myrtle Edwards Park
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Seattle, WA, USA: Elliott Bay Trail – Pioneer Square to Myrtle Edwards Park

Difficulty: Easy Terrain: Pavement, dedicated pedestrian route Length: up to 20 km round trip Flow: There are some roads to cross until you get to Myrtle Edwards Park, all controlled by traffic lights. Crowds gather in front of the cruise ship terminal, and navigating that short portion (1 city block) can be tricky. During tourist season, pedestrian traffic may be […]