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Best places for workouts in Vancouver

If you want to do more than just going out for an easy run there are some good options available.

Track runners might like Strathcona Park and Brockton Oval and those looking for a hill workout can go to Lions Gate BridgeLions Gate Bridge.

If you want to test your fitness against local runners, Central parkrun and Richmond Olympic parkrun are available here for you.

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Running in Vancouver during COVID-19

Tracks may not be open as per usual right now. On RUN:TRACK:RUN, visitors can report whether or not a track is closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Vancouver Technical Secondary School and Kerrisdale Park are marked as open.

Winter running in Vancouver

Winters in Vancouver can get cold and snowy. December has a high risk of snow and the temperature is often below -5°C30°F .

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Devoted track runners who wants to workout on an indoor track; try Richmond Olympic Oval.

Memorial South Park and Killarney Running Track are suitable for running year round and has electic lighting.

Lions Gate BridgeLions Gate Bridge, Mahon Park, Swangard Stadium and Burnaby Central Secondary School also has lighting and Balaclava Park, Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School, Minoru Track and Ecole Cariboo Hill Secondary School is usually usable all through the winter.

Highly rated places to run in Vancouver

Stanley Park is a popular place to run in this area.

Your favourite running surface in Vancouver

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: Strathcona Park, Brockton Oval, Charles Tupper Running Track, Britannia Secondary School and Balaclava Park.

Charles Tupper Running Track Gravel/dirt track

Those looking for a flat course with firm surface can go to John Hendry Park or Killarney Running Track.


Stanley Park

Blog posts mentioning Canada

Local Phenomena in Running in RTR-blog.

Weather in Vancouver

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Comments on places around Vancouver

Visit report on Vancouver Technical Secondary School
Geese poop all over all lanes needs to be cleaned infestation of geese
Anonymous user - on Killarney Running Track
"Cool website."
Visit report on Sutherland Secondary School
06/12 -20: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
Visit report on Kerrisdale Park
23/11 -20: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak

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