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Introduction to running in Eskilstuna

There are plenty of trails in Eskilstuna. Vilsta friluftsområde is a beatuiful area that lies only 4km from central Eskilstuna. It holds 2.5 and 9.7km trails with lighting and 5 and 10km trails without. Showers are available.

In Kronskogen, starting behind Rekarneskolan you can find a 2.5 and a 5k trail where the shorter one has lighting.

Årby motionsspår offers a 2.5km trail with lighting and 5 and 10km trails without.

Other trails with lighting start at Mesta IP, Hällbybrunns IP and Odlarskolan.
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Scenic runs in Eskilstuna

Eskilstunaån is a river that flows all through the city. In the central parts of town you can follow along the river from Stadsparken towards the Munktell area, over Strömsholmen and onwards towards old town and Fors kyrkopark for a great scenic run on varied surfaces such as gravel, asphalt and paver.

Best places for workouts in Eskilstuna

Ekängens IP is a fully equipped track that hosted the Swedish national championships in 2018. It is located on the eastern outskirts of Eskilstuna.
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Winter running in Eskilstuna

Winters in Eskilstuna can get cold and snowy. December through March might see snow and the temperature is often below -15°C10°F . The days are short and in December it is only bright out between about 1010 AM and 164 PM.

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If you want to run after sunset or early in the morning Vilsta motionsspår 5kmVilsta motionsspår 5km and Skogstorp motionsspårSkogstorp motionsspår should have electic lighting.

Your favourite running surface in Eskilstuna

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: Vilsta 10kmVilsta 10km and Nyby 10kmNyby 10km.

If you prefer trails you can check out Vilsta motionsspår 5kmVilsta motionsspår 5km.


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Running routes Running routes in Eskilstuna

Vilsta 10km | Vilsta motionsspår 5km

Tracks Running tracks in Eskilstuna

MunktellArenan | Track

Weather in Eskilstuna

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