Run the World: The Top Running Routes by Continent

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Run the World: The Top Running Routes by Continent

Where does your favorite run rank among the most popular on earth? We calculated the top running route from six continents, according to MapMyRun user data*. We even calculated some key stats on each: average finish time, gender breakdown and most crowded time to run. Join the thousands who are logging their runs across the globe.

EUROPE: Victoria Park Loop
London, United Kingdom
Go back in time as you run around one of London’s oldest public green spaces — known to locals as “Vicky Park.” Check out the full route.

OCEANIA: The Tan Track
Melbourne, Australia
Experience one of the most picturesque routes in Australia’s second-biggest city, with views of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Check out the full route.

NORTH AMERICA: Memorial Park Loop
Houston, United States
Run the most popular route in America, according to MapMyRun users. This path takes you through one of the U.S.’ largest urban parks has an awesome view of the iconic Williams Tower. Check out the full route.

SOUTH AMERICA: Ibirapuera Park
São Paulo, Brazil
Take yourself on a cultural journey as you pass the São Paulo Museum of Modern Art, the Afro Brazil Museum and more. Check out the full route.

ASIA: Bedok Reservoir Loop
Consider a cross-training experience by starting or finishing your cardio with kayaking or wakeboarding, both popular activities known to this area. Check out the full route.

AFRICA: Delta Park Run
Johannesburg, South Africa
Visit the living, breathing gem of this lush park — complete with views of three tree-lined dams. Check out the full route.

*Data calculated for all MapMyRun users from April 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017. Routes had to be longer than 2 miles in length.


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