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Running in Alberta

Show on the map There are 55 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, 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

Could you share some tips about running in Alberta?

Show 98 tracks, 8 running spots and 8 group runs on the map

Comments on places around Alberta

COVID-19 REPORT on Roland Michener Secondary School
18/02 -21: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
COVID-19 REPORT on Glenmore Athletic Park
27/01 -21: Reported to be closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak
COVID-19 REPORT on Glenmore Athletic Park
27/01 -21: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
Laura Townsend - 03/01 -21 (16:03) on W. P. Wagner School
"On school grounds so it’s ac.."
Laura Townsend - 03/01 -21 (16:01) on Rollie Miles Athletic Grounds
"This track has a quiet neigh.."

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 Show all areas


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