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Running in Alberta

Show on the map There are 50 areas in Alberta. See them all below. Edmonton, Calgary, Fort McMurray, Spruce Grove and Sherwood Park has the most runnable places.

Good to know about running in Alberta

Most of Alberta is located lower than 1000m3000ft above sea level but there are some areas that are at a higher altitude than that.
Calgary and High River are some of the highest located cities/villages.

Best places for workouts in Alberta

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Highly rated places to run in Alberta

Johnny Bright Sports Park, River Valley parkrun, Glenmore Athletic Park and George Lane Memorial parkrun are popular places to run in this area.

Climate in Alberta

All of Alberta can get snow in the winters. The cold parts around Calgary often gets temperatures down to -30°C-20°F and the milder parts around Lethbridge usually stays over -25°C-10°F.

The warmest parts might be too hot for pleasant runs in the summers. Temperatures around 35°C90°F are not uncommon.

More detailed information about the weather in Alberta can be found on the page for each city.

Strathcona Science Park / Sherwood Park

Trail running spot with some hills
Image by Kurt Bauschardt on Flickr

Foote Field / Edmonton

400m synthetic track
Image by MacFlyski on Flickr

Fish Creek Provincial Park / Calgary

Hilly gravel/dirt running spot
Image by Michael on Flickr

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Show 93 tracks, 6 running spots and 7 group runs on the map

Comments on places around Alberta

COVID-19 REPORT on Glenmore Athletic Park
09/09 -20: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
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In Alberta

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