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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 Sir Mo Farah athletics track and Ladywell Arena and those looking for a hill workout can go to Hampstead Heath, Richmond Park or Greenwich Park.

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

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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.

If you want to run after sunset or early in the morning Hyde Park, Sir Mo Farah athletics track, Ladywell Arena, Barnet Copthall and Kingsmeadow Athletic Centre should have electic lighting.

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Your favourite running surface in London

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.

London Stadium Synthetic track


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Hampstead Heath

Blog posts mentioning London

Novelty World Records in RTR-blog.
...Largest egg and spoon race on stilts: 55 people competed in this event in July 2006 in London , United Kingdom....
Great movies about running in RTR-blog.
...Returning in London in 2012, he won golds in the same two events, as well as in the 4x100m relay event....
...Simon Pegg stars in this movie about a man who runs the London marathon in an attempt to get his fiancé back....
...In an attempt to get her back, he signs up for the London Marathon, which Whit is already planning on running....
Damian Nevins - runner and coach from London in RTR-blog.
...A longtime member of the Harrow Athletic Club in the outskirts of London , Damian has gone from being a club member to being a manager, and just about every role in between....
...London has one of the largest networks of running clubs in the world, with a dense population and limited open spaces for running....
All major world records in women's running in RTR-blog.
...Marathon - women only, 2:17:01 by Mary Keitany in London 2017....
All major world records in men's running in RTR-blog.
...Similarly, David Rudisha went straight to the front in the 2012 Olympics in London , dragging the entire field to spectacular times....

Running spots 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 | Greenwich Park Show all running spots

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Running routes Running routes in London

Richmond Park outer loop

Group runs Group runs in London

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Tracks Running tracks in London

Millennium Arena | 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 | London Stadium | Sir Mo Farah athletics track | Crystal Palace National Sports Centre | London Marathon Community Track | Parliament hill track | Mile End Park | Barn Elms | Tooting Bec Athletics Track | Terence McMillan Stadium | 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 | Track Show all tracks

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Weather in London

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