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Cool Website: America's Running Routes

Cool Website: America's Running Routes

I am always on the hunt for a new running routes and I like checking out other runners routes. Looks like sugar user UrbanBohemian shares this interest too. She just told me about Americas Running Routes (ARR) on the U.S.A. Track and Field website. It is really cool.

The site maps your run using Google Maps and calculates the distance for you. It is similar to the Map My Run website, but I found the search function on ARR a little easier to use. Just enter your city and and a listing comes up of all the routes other runners in your area have posted. They are organized by distance so you can easily find a 3 mile run near by. Plus posted routes include details like: hills, flat, paved path, all road, loop run or point to point. I like to know what I am getting into when I head out to pound the pavement.

You too can enter your own running routes to share. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and get running.

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meganekko meganekko 10 years
Neat post! Thank you!
poetess poetess 10 years
I will have to check this out. Thanks!
ditorres ditorres 10 years
you might be interested in this then ... http://www.nike.com/nikeplus/?locale=en_us&l=events,womens_marathon it's a virtual half marathon to coincide with the SF half marathon in october. You pick the running/walking route, record your run using nike+, then upload your results to their website to "finish" the race. There's a registration fee, but all those that complete it get goodies (tiffany keychain and tshirt).
orangeflower orangeflower 10 years
I think you can do something like this w/ your Nike Plus thingie.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 10 years
Awesome! I have to credit my sister for tapping into this site and sharing it with me. I'm happy that all of you can have fun with it too!
lintacious lintacious 10 years
this is perfect! since im new i've been looking for trails and things. I wish that there were more for my area, but it's still an awesome idea!
tshellyedwards tshellyedwards 10 years
Ooooh, UrbanB. good job on finding this and letting Fit know so WE ALL know! :D This is such a fun link -- I'm glad to know about it now!
mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 10 years
Cool post.
JBlondie JBlondie 10 years
Great!!! Thanks!!!!
SU3 SU3 10 years
Oooh! Very cool!
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