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Introduction to running in Karlstad

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Good to know about running in Karlstad

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.

Best places for workouts in Karlstad

In Råtorp the L2/Sanna motionsspår with a great 3 km running trail is located.

At Mariebergsskogen you can run around the morass for a very hilly run.

In an area called Våxnäs you can find a 2,5 km trail. It starts on Vittrans väg and you can access it from Våxnäshallen.
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Only a short trip from Karlstad

Sörmon 5km
Skutberget 5km - named the best running trail in Sweden.

Highly rated places to run in Karlstad

Skutberget 5km is a popular place to run in this area.

Your favourite running surface in Karlstad

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: Skutberget 5km, L2/Sanna motionsspår and Sörmon 5km.


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Great running spots in Karlstad

L2/Sanna motionsspår

Running routes in Karlstad

Skutberget 5km

Running tracks in Karlstad

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