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Running in Peru

Show on the map There are 35 areas in Peru. See them all below. Arequipa, Huancayo, Mariscal Castilla, Cajamarca and Barranco has the most runnable places.

Good to know about running in Peru

Most of Peru is located 2000m7000ft or more above sea level. It is usually a good idea to reduce your training the first days when you arrive at high altitude and adjust your paces for the remainder of your stay.
Puno, Huancayo, Cusco, Independencia and Cajamarca are some of the highest located cities.

Climate in Peru

The climate differs a lot in different parts of Peru. The yearly average temperature in Independencia is 6°C43°F compared to Iquitos where it is 26°C79°F.

One of the best areas for running, temperature-wise, should be around Huánuco. The temperature there seldom gets below 5°C40°F or over 20°C70°F. On the negative side, Huánuco gets a lot of rainfall.

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

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