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Running in Washington

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Best places for workouts in Washington

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

Track runners might like Maury Wills Field and Georgetown Community Track and those looking for a hill workout can go to Rock Creek Park.

If you want to test your fitness against local runners, Anacostia parkrun and Fletchers Cove parkrun are available here for you.

Winter running in Washington

If you want to run after sunset or early in the morning National Mall should have electic lighting.

Highly rated places to run in Washington

National Mall, Maury Wills Field, East Potomac Park, Rock Creek Park, Anacostia River Trail and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath are popular places to run in this area.

East Potomac Park

East Potomac Park
Flat asphalt/concrete running spot
Image by Ben Schumin on Flickr

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath
10.5km flat gravel/dirt running route
Image by Brendan Ross on Flickr

Your favourite running surface in Washington

For those who like to run on soft surfaces, these are recommended: National Mall, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath and the course of Fletchers Cove parkrun.

Those looking for a flat course with firm surface can go to East Potomac Park or the course of Anacostia parkrun.

Great running spots in Washington

National Mall | Rock Creek Park | East Potomac Park

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Running routes in Washington

Anacostia River Trail | Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath

Group runs in Washington

Anacostia parkrun | Fletchers Cove parkrun

Running tracks in Washington

Maury Wills Field | Georgetown Community Track | Hotchkiss Field | Coolidge High School | Cardinal Stadium | Archbishop Highschool Track | Buchanan field | Greene Stadium | Anacostia High School | Eastern Senior High School | H.D. Woodson High School | Ballou STAY High School | Beauvoir School | Wilson High School | Track | Track | Track | 400m synthetic track | Synthetic track Show all tracks

Filter tracks by surface, cost and more on our search page Show 19 tracks, 2 routes, 3 running spots and 2 group runs on the map

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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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Close to Washington

American University Park