Trail Running in Birmingham, AL

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  1. With world-class running trails located a short drive from downtown, Oak Mountain is a southern trail runner's dream and serves as the mecca for the local running community.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    47.6 miles
    Duration
  2. Only minutes from downtown, Red Mountain Park features plenty of history and adventure, with great hiking, trail running, and mountain biking.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    56.1 miles
    Duration
  3. Pelham, Alabama was named one of Runner's World Magazine's 25 Best Trail Runs in the U.S. and it's largely down to Oak Mountain State Park and its 51-miles of world-class single track.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    47.9 miles
    Duration
    There are 51 miles of trails so you can go as big or small as you like!
  4. The 12-miles of trails at Ruffner Mountain are simply perfect for trail runners and hikers. Exclusively designed for them (no mountain bikers or motorized vehicles) and offering great views of downtown Birmingham, this place is a must-visit for foot-travel enthusiasts.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    64.2 miles
    Duration
    1-4 hours
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