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  1. Just steps from Piedmont Park, the paved Atlanta Beltline Eastside Trail is a mecca for walkers, runners and cyclists. The trail is a total of 2.25 miles and takes you through Midtown, Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.4 miles
    Duration
    30 minutes - 1 hour
  2. This 3.14 mile loop around Atlanta's Georgia Tech campus is a very scenic and hilly run that offers a nice tour of the Georgia Tech campus and passes by all the school's athletic stadiums, Greek housing and the historic parts of campus. This is a great run in town, that many use to help prepare themselves for 5ks. Due to the hills, make sure to pace yourself, take it easy and enjoy the scenery!

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    1.8 miles
    Duration
    35-40 minutes
  3. A long run along the Big Creek Greenway makes for traffic-free running on a relatively flat paved trail that travels alongside the Big Creek.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    21.7 miles
    Duration
    30 minutes to 3 hours
  4. This paved trail ribbons along Rottenwood Creek for an uninterrupted 4-mile out and back rolling hill run in Vinings. The run is ideal for a short, mellow nature run without the worry of typical trail terrain.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    7.6 miles
    Duration
    1/2 hour to as long as you want
  5. Piedmont Park is Atlanta’s iconic park. It is recognized by locals and visitors as one of the city’s treasures. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy activities ranging from road running to track work to swimming, and many other outdoor recreation activities.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.4 miles
    Duration
  6. A rolling run through Olmstead Linear Park leads you on a smooth, paved path from Midtown toward Decatur. You’ll run across oak-filled meadows and over modest grassy knolls for a four-mile run.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.5 miles
    Duration
    30 Minutes
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