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Best places for workouts in San Diego

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

Track runners might like University City High School and OFarrell Charter School and those looking for a hill workout can go to Balboa Park, Florida Canyon or Mission Trails Regional Park.

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Winter running in San Diego

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 University City High School should have electic lighting.

Highly rated places to run in San Diego

Balboa Park and Mission Bay Senior High School are popular places to run in this area.

Your favourite running surface in San Diego

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: Tecolote Canyon and Peñasquitos Canyon.

Tecolote Canyon Gravel/dirt running spot with some hills

Those looking for a flat course with firm surface can go to Mission Bay.


Balboa Park

Mission Bay

Tecolote Canyon

Mission Trails Regional Park

Miramar Reservoir

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Weather in San Diego

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The track at Pacific Trails Middle School is missing some info

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Mark as open if it is closed due to COVID-19 but open usually.
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Comments on places around San Diego

Runner - on Westview High School
Is westview high’s track now open to the public on weekends?
Anonymous user - on Point Loma Nazarene University
Is the track still closed.

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