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Running in Alberta

Show on the map There are 57 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.
Banff, Calgary, Cochrane, Pincher Creek and High River are some of the highest located villages/cities.

Best places for workouts in Alberta

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Highly rated places to run in Alberta

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

Victoria School / Edmonton
400m track
Image by Kurt Bauschardt on Flickr

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.

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Show 100 tracks, 8 running spots and 8 group runs on the map

Comments on places around Alberta

Visit report on Foote Field
17/05 -21: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
Visit report on Centennial Park
12/04 -21: Reported to be partially unusable due to snow and/or ice
Visit report on Centennial Park
12/04 -21: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
Visit report on Foote Field
31/03 -21: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
Visit report on Roland Michener Secondary School
18/02 -21: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak

In Alberta

Edmonton | Calgary | Fort McMurray | Spruce Grove | Sherwood Park | Lloydminster | Whitecourt Hilltop | High River | Leduc | Medicine Hat | Lethbridge | Grande Prairie | Red Deer | Cold Lake | Maskwacis | Okotoks | Strathmore | Airdrie | St. Albert | Wetaskiwin | Camrose | Taber | Stony Plain | Sylvan Lake | Town of Bowden | Mountain View County | Didsbury | Carstairs | Crossfield | Ponoka | Drayton Valley | Vermilion | Kitscoty | Wainwright | Bonnyville | St. Paul | Vegreville | Stettler | Banff | Canmore | Valleyview | Slave Lake | Brooks | Cochrane | Sundre | Three Hills | Olds | Rocky Mountain House | Town of Barrhead | City of St. Albert | Shaftesbury Estates | Fairview | Pincher Creek | Magrath | Fort Macleod | Claresholm | Provost Show all areas


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