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Introduction to running in Gothenburg

Winter can bring lots of snow and ice to Gothenburg. Click here to see a map of the bike paths in Gothenburg that are cleared first (as of winter 2017-2018).
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Best places for workouts in Gothenburg

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

Track runners might like Vallhamra IP and Landvetter IP and those looking for a hill workout can go to Skatås 10kmSkatås 10km, Skatås 18kmSkatås 18km, Ramberget, Skatås 2.5kmSkatås 2.5km or Svarte Mosse.

If you want to test your fitness against local runners; the free group run Skatås parkrun is available.

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Winter running in Gothenburg

Winters in Gothenburg can get cold and snowy. December through March might see snow and the temperature is often below -10°C20°F . The days are short and in December it is only bright out between about 1010 AM and 164 PM.

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Skatås 8kmSkatås 8km is suitable for running year round and has electic lighting.

Ramberget, Skatås 5kmSkatås 5km and Sisjön 2.5kmSisjön 2.5km also has lighting and Skatås 18kmSkatås 18km is usually usable all through the winter.

Highly rated places to run in Gothenburg

Skatås 8kmSkatås 8km, Skatås 18kmSkatås 18km, Slottskogsvallen and Vallhamra IP are popular places to run in this area.

Your favourite running surface in Gothenburg

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: Skatås 8kmSkatås 8km, Skatås 5kmSkatås 5km, Svarte Mosse and Sisjön 2.5kmSisjön 2.5km.

Those looking for a course with hard surface can go to Slottsskogen or Ramberget.

If you prefer trails you can check out Skatås 18kmSkatås 18km.

Nya Ullevi
400m synthetic track
Image by Mattias Hallberg on Flickr
Mölnlycke Idrottsplats
Synthetic track
Image by stillbild on Flickr


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Great running spots in Gothenburg

Slottsskogen | Svarte Mosse | Hisingsparken | Ramberget

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Running routes in Gothenburg

Skatås 8km | Skatås 2.5km | Skatås 5km | Skatås 10km | Skatås 18km

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Group runs in Gothenburg

Skatås parkrun

Running tracks in Gothenburg

Slottskogsvallen | Nya Ullevi | Mossens idrottsplats | Friidrottens Hus | Angeredsvallen | Gamlestadsvallen

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Weather in Gothenburg

Weather data by OikoLab.

A normal day in , the temperature ranges between about °C °F and °C°F.

Temperatures in

The line represents the average temperature. The faded area represents the most likely temperature span. The temperature is within this area 80% of the times.

Humidity in

The line represents the average dew point. The faded area represents the most likely dew point span. The dew point is within this area 80% of the times.

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Comments on places around Gothenburg

Jens Sandahl - 02/10 -19 (05:49) on Vallhamra IP
"Lane 3 is 400 meters"

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