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Running in Zurich

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Bay of Lake ZurichBay of Lake Zurich is a popular route with a asphalt/concrete surface in Zurich. It could be suitable in the winter time as it has has electric lighting.

Käferberg is a highly rated hilly running spot with a soft surface.

Bay of Lake ZurichBay of Lake Zurich
4km flat asphalt/concrete running route
Image by Sergei Gussev on Flickr
Very hilly gravel/dirt running spot
Image by Roban Kramer on Flickr

Best places for workouts in Zurich

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

Track runners might like Sportanlage Tüfi and those looking for a hill workout can go to Dolder or Uetliberg.

Hilly gravel/dirt running spot
Image by Do8y on Flickr
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Winter running in Zurich

Winters in Zurich can get cold and snowy. December through February might see snow and the temperature is often below -5°C20°F .

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Sportanlage Tüfi is suitable for running year round and has electic lighting.

Your favourite running surface in Zurich

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: Irchelpark, Dolder and Uetliberg.

Gravel/dirt running spot with some hills
Image by Patrick Nouhailler on Flickr

Those looking for a flat course with firm surface can go to Greifensee.

400m synthetic track
Image by Falk Lademann on Flickr

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Great running spots in Zurich

Käferberg | Irchelpark | Dolder | Uetliberg

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Running routes in Zurich

Bay of Lake Zurich

Running tracks in Zurich

Letzigrund | Leichtathletikanlage Sihlhölzli | Track | Synthetic track | Synthetic track | Synthetic track | 400m synthetic track

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Weather in Zurich

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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Open to the public
Mark as open if it is closed due to COVID-19 but open usually.
Free of charge
Has lighting
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Close to Zurich

Adliswil | Urdorf | Küsnacht (ZH) | Wangen-Brüttisellen | Thalwil | Oberglatt | Buchs (ZH) | Volketswil | Buelach | Uetikon am See


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