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A good way to meet local runners is to participate in a parkrun. Leicester Victoria parkrun and Braunstone parkrun are both in this area.

Best places for workouts in Leicester

If you need an open track in Leicester; Saffron Lane sports centre and University of Leicester Running Track are marked as open to the public.

Winter running in Leicester

If you want to run after sunset or early in the morning Victoria Park and Saffron Lane sports centre should have electic lighting.

Victoria Park

Flat asphalt/concrete running spot
Image by Tom Parnell on Flickr

Highly rated places to run in Leicester

Victoria Park is a popular place to run in this area.

Your favourite running surface in Leicester

University of Leicester Running Track 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 Victoria Park.

Abbey Park

Asphalt/Concrete running spot with some hills
Image by Iain Merchant on Flickr

Great running spots in Leicester

Braunstone Park | Victoria Park | Abbey Park

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Group runs in Leicester

Braunstone parkrun | Leicester Victoria parkrun

Running tracks in Leicester

Saffron Lane sports centre

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