In the winter when there's snow it can be hard to find a good place to run. However, there is a bike lane that's always plowed. You find it if you start out on Våxnäsgatan by Klaraälven and follow the train tracks. Run towards Klaramotet, not towards the bridge over Klarälven.
Central runs in Karlstad
It's a bit tricky to run in the middle of the city without having to stop for traffic. If you want a central run, the best thing to do is to run along the river Klarälven.
Scenic runs in Karlstad
One of the most beautiful places to run in Karlstad is alongside Klarälven, the river that flows through the city. There are paved walkways that are easy to follow and bridges to get across to the opposite side of the river.