Road Running in San Francisco, CA

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  1. Crissy Field is a large grassy area perfect for running, dog walking, or lounging on a sunny day.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    2.5 miles
    Duration
    1/2 hour to an hour
  2. Over 1,000 acres and A LOT of options make Golden Gate Park an easy option for a city run.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.5 miles
    Duration
    1/2 hour to 1.5 hours
  3. This is a perfect place to do mile-repeats around a charming little man-made lake.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.0 miles
    Duration
    15 minutes to 1/2 hour
  4. A flat and picturesque gravel road along the San Francisco Bay. Great with dogs, too.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    2.5 miles
    Duration
    At a 9-minute mile jog, this down and back run should take you about an hour.
  5. The coastline and serene forest groves are par for the course for a run in San Francisco. But add to the mix a waterfall, windmills, and buffalo (yes, buffalo!), and you have the makings of a quintessentially SF outing. Slip on your sneakers for a run at the city’s favorite green space, Golden Gate Park, and you’ll be delighted by all these unexpected distractions.

    Difficulty
    1 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    3.7 miles
    Duration
    One of the best parts about running in Golden Gate Park is its variety: You can easily tack on miles or shorten a route as you need to.
  6. Variety is the word that comes to mind when thinking about Tilden Regional Park. Go there and see for yourself.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    12.3 miles
    Duration
    1/2 hour to 2 hours
  7. This 4.5 mile loop is a popular place for runners and for races.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.5 miles
    Duration
    Depending on pace, runners can usually finish this route in an hour or under. It's easy to add another loop (or two) for a longer-distance run.
  8. Spend a morning running through the fog and filtered sunlight at Land's End. You won't be disappointed.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    5.0 miles
    Duration
    1 hour
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