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Best places for workouts in Oakland

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

Track runners might like Witter Field and Miramonte High School and those looking for a hill workout can go to Redwood Regional Park, Tilden Regional Park or Nimitz Way.

Redwood Regional Park

Very hilly asphalt/concrete running spot
Image by Pussreboots on Flickr
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Winter running in Oakland

If you want to run after sunset or early in the morning Lake Merritt and Witter Field should have electic lighting.

Lake Merritt

Flat asphalt/concrete running spot
Image by Timothy Vollmer on Flickr

Your favourite running surface in Oakland

Clark Kerr 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 Lake Merritt.

Jacket Stadium

400m synthetic track
Image by Kai Schreiber on Flickr

Great running spots in Oakland

Lake Merritt

Running tracks in Oakland

Madison Park Academy | Merritt Community College | Oakland Technical High School

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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
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