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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 Slottskogsvallen and Vallhamra IP and those looking for a hill workout can go to Skatås 18km, Skatås 2.5km, Svarte Mosse, Skatås 10km or Sisjön 2.5km.

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

Running in a new city in the winter time can be tricky. Bad weather and darkness makes it hard to find good places to run.

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

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

Highly rated places to run in Gothenburg

Skatås 8km, Skatås 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 8km, Skatås 5km, Svarte Mosse and Sisjön 2.5km.

If you prefer trails you can check out Skatås 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

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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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Comments on places around Gothenburg

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

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