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A good way to meet local runners is to participate in a parkrun. Terry Hershey parkrun is in this area.

Memorial Park Running Trails Center is a highly rated running spot with a soft surface in Houston. It could be suitable in the winter time as it has has electric lighting.

Hermann Park is another highly rated running spot with a soft surface. It could be suitable in the winter time as it also has has electric lighting.

Hermann Park

Flat gravel/dirt running spot
Image by xiquinhosilva on Flickr

Best places for workouts in Houston

If you need an open track in Houston; Heights High School is marked as open to the public.

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Summer running in Houston

Summers in Houston get very hot and humid. June through September often sees temperatures of around 37°C99°F . It might be wise to do your training early in the mornings or on a treadmill indoors. The temperature in the warmest month of August is normally around 3087 to 36°C96°F at noon and 2577 to 28°C82°F at 6 AM.

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Winter running in Houston

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 Buffalo Bayou Park should have electic lighting.

Buffalo Bayou Park

Flat asphalt/concrete running spot
Image by Tony Webster on Flickr

Highly rated places to run in Houston

Lamar High School, Buffalo Bayou Park and Tom Tellez track are popular places to run in this area.

Your favourite running surface in Houston

Those looking for a flat course with firm surface can go to Buffalo Bayou Park.

Rice Track/Soccer Stadium

400m track
Image by Katie Haugland Bowen on Flickr

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Great running spots in Houston

Memorial Park Running Trails Center | Buffalo Bayou Park | Hermann Park

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Group runs in Houston

Terry Hershey parkrun

Running tracks in Houston

Heights High School | Tom Tellez track | Yates high school | Texas southern university | Rice Track/Soccer Stadium | Wheatley High School | Frank Black Middle School | The Lion Lane School | First Baptist Academy- Warrior Field | Spring Woods Middle School | Spring Woods High School | Spring Oaks Middle School | Houston Christian High School | River Oaks Baptist School | Skip Lee Field | Lamar High School | St. Thomas High School | Cesar Chavez High School | Barnett Sports Complex | Yellowstone Park | Jones Futures Academy | Ortiz Middle School | Clear Lake High School | Falcon Pass Elementary | Clear Lake Intermediate School | Worthing High School | Clay Stadium | Bill Smith Stadium | Cypress Creek High School | Westbury High School | Willowridge High School | Christa McAuliffe Middle School | Booker T Washington Sr High | Northside High School | The Village School | Killough Middle School | Alief Middle School | Elsik High School | Stratford High School | Holub Middle School | Holland Middle School | Waltrip High School | British International School Houston | Morton Ranch High School | 400m track | 400m track | 400m synthetic track | 400m synthetic track Show all tracks

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Weather in Houston

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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
Has lighting
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