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Best places for workouts in London

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

Track runners might like Victoria Park Track and Sir Mo Farah athletics track and those looking for a hill workout can go to Richmond Park or Hampstead Heath.

If you want to test your fitness against local runners, there are lots of parkruns in this area, Clapham Common parkrun, Bushy parkrun, Burgess parkrun, Southwark parkrun and Brockwell parkrun are some of them.

Richmond Park

Hilly gravel/dirt running spot
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Hampstead Heath

Hilly gravel/dirt running spot
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Bushy parkrun

Free group run on gravel/dirt
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Southwark parkrun

Free group run on asphalt/concrete
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Running in London during COVID-19

Tracks may not be open as per usual right now. On RUN:TRACK:RUN, visitors can report whether or not a track is closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Kingsmeadow Athletic Centre is marked as open.

Winter running in London

Running in a new city in the winter time can be tricky. Bad weather and darkness make it hard to find good places to run.

Devoted track runners who wants to workout on an indoor track; try Lee Valley Athletics Centre.

Queen Elizabeth II Stadium is suitable for running year round and has electic lighting.

Hyde Park and London Marathon Community Track also has lighting and Victoria Park Track is usually usable all through the winter..

Hyde Park

Asphalt/Concrete running spot with some hills
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Highly rated places to run in London

Hyde Park, Clapham Common parkrun, Victoria Park Track, Richmond Park, Sir Mo Farah athletics track, Bushy Park, Bushy parkrun, Feltham Athletics Arena and Nonsuch parkrun are popular places to run in this area.

Bushy Park

Flat asphalt/concrete running spot
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Your favourite running surface in London

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: Victoria Park Track, Richmond Park, the course of Bushy parkrun, Regents Park Track and the course of Hampstead Heath parkrun.

Those looking for a flat course with firm surface can go to Bushy Park, St Jamess Park, Burgess Park, Battersea Park, The Regents park or the course of Highbury Fields parkrun.

The Regents park

Flat asphalt/concrete running spot
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Battersea Park

Flat asphalt/concrete running spot
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Crystal Palace National Sports Centre

400m synthetic track
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Mile End parkrun

Free group run
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Tooting Bec Athletics Track

400m synthetic track
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Great running spots in London

Hyde Park | The Regents park | Richmond Park | Bushy Park | Battersea Park | St Jamess Park | Green Park | Burgess Park | Hampstead Heath | Finsbury Park


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Running routes in London

Richmond Park outer loop

Group runs in London

Burgess parkrun | Wormwood Scrubs parkrun | Ally Pally parkrun | Barking parkrun | Wimbledon Common parkrun | Beckenham Place parkrun | Beckton parkrun | Wanstead Flats parkrun | Bedfont Lakes parkrun | Bexley parkrun | Walthamstow parkrun | Brockwell parkrun | Victoria Dock parkrun | Bromley parkrun | Valentines parkrun | Bushy parkrun | Tooting Common parkrun | Sunny Hill parkrun | Southwark parkrun | Canons Park parkrun | Catford parkrun | South Norwood parkrun | Clapham Common parkrun | Roundshaw Downs parkrun | Crystal Palace parkrun | Dulwich parkrun | Finsbury parkrun | Foots Cray Meadows parkrun | Richmond parkrun | Fulham Palace parkrun | Raphael parkrun | Pymmes parkrun | Peckham Rye parkrun | Gladstone parkrun | Osterley parkrun | Greenwich parkrun | Orpington parkrun | Grovelands parkrun | Gunnersbury parkrun | Old Deer Park parkrun | Hackney Marshes parkrun | Hampstead Heath parkrun | Oak Hill parkrun | Northala Fields parkrun | Mile End parkrun | Harrow parkrun | Lloyd parkrun | Harrow Lodge parkrun | Kingston parkrun | Highbury Fields parkrun | Hilly Fields parkrun | Hoblingwell parkrun | Bethlem Royal Hospital parkrun | Hanworth parkrun | Crane Park parkrun Show all group runs


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Running tracks in London

Queen Elizabeth II Stadium | Dulwich College Sports Club | Hurlingham Stadium | Vale Farm Sports Centre Track | Regents Park Track | Kings College Playing Fields Track | Spikes Bridge Track | Canons Recreation Ground Track | Drayton Green Track | Victoria Park Track | Sir Mo Farah athletics track | Crystal Palace National Sports Centre | London Marathon Community Track | Parliament hill fields | Mile End Park | Millennium Arena | Barn Elms | Tooting Bec Athletics Track | Prince Regent Lane Playing Fields | Jim Peters Stadium | Barnet Copthall | Croydon Sports Arena | Hornchurch Stadium | Ladywell Arena | Linford Christie Stadium | White Hart Lane Community Sports Centre | Perivale Park | Osterley Sports and Athletics Centre | Willesden Sports Centre | Paddington Recreation Ground | Finsbury Park | Lee Valley Athletics Centre | Lee Valley Athletics Centre | Kingsmeadow Athletic Centre | Wimbledon Park Athletics Track | Ashton Playing Fields | Sutcliffe Park | Norman Park Athletics Track | Erith Leisure Centre | Sutton Arena | Track Coulsdon | Bannister Stadium | Cricklefield Stadium | Southwark Park | Brunel University Athletics Track | Hillingdon Athletics Stadium | Waltham Forest Track | The Japanese School Track | Duke of Yorks Track | Alleyns School Track | Feltham Athletics Arena | Harrow School Track | Ive Farm Sports Ground Track | Track Show all tracks


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Weather in London

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Comments on places around London

COVID-19 REPORT on Kingsmeadow Athletic Centre
10/09 -20: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
COVID-19 REPORT on Kingsmeadow Athletic Centre
25/08 -20: Reported as open during COVID-19 outbreak
Anonymous user - 15/06 -19 (10:18) on Bushy Park
"A great spot and a chance to.."
Anonymous user - 15/06 -19 (10:04) on Bushy parkrun
"This is the original Parkrun!"

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