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Best places for workouts in Edinburgh

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

Track runners might like Meadowbank Stadium and Saughton Athletic Track and those looking for a hill workout can go to Holyrood Park.

If you want to test your fitness against local runners, Portobello parkrun, Edinburgh parkrun and Oriam parkrun are available here for you.

Holyrood Park

Very hilly gravel/dirt running spot
Image by Dmitry Djouce on Flickr

Winter running in Edinburgh

If you want to run after sunset or early in the morning The Meadows should have electic lighting.

The Meadows

Flat asphalt/concrete running spot
Image by Ninian Reid on Flickr

Highly rated places to run in Edinburgh

Holyrood Park and Meadowbank Stadium are popular places to run in this area.

Your favourite running surface in Edinburgh

Holyrood Park has a soft surface for those who like to avoid the asphalt and concrete.

Those looking for a flat course with firm surface can go to The Meadows, the course of Edinburgh parkrun or Union Canal.

Great running spots in Edinburgh

The Meadows | Holyrood Park

Group runs in Edinburgh

Edinburgh parkrun | Portobello parkrun

Running tracks in Edinburgh

Meadowbank Stadium | Saughton Athletic Track

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