Run Spain with SportsShoes and komoot

Run Spain with SportsShoes and komoot

Run Spain with SportsShoes and komoot

Written By: SportsShoes

5 OF THE BEST CITIES IN SPAIN TO VISIT AND GO RUNNING

Discover Spain on foot with our latest komoot Collection, which features 5 of the country's best cities to visit for running and sightseeing.

Running around a new city is an interesting and fun way to visit some of the most important places, via a different way of sightseeing. We'll show you how travelling and running, fortunately, can go together.

Of course, don't forget to pack your running shoes from SportsShoes, for either road or trail.

Let's EXPLORE!

  1. MADRID: City main route - Gran Vía - Retiro Park
  2. MADRID: Descubrimientos Gardens
  3. MADRID: Guadarrama National Park
  4. MADRID: Manzanares river circular route from Colmenar Viejo
  5. BILBAO: City main route
  6. BILBAO: Mount Goronillo - circular route from Gorostiza
  7. SAN SEBASTIAN: La Concha beach and Peine del Viento.
  8. SAN SEBASTIAN: Arbola viewpoint - circular route from Gros.
  9. A CORUÑA: City main route - Tower of Hercules circular route
  10. A CORUÑA: San Anton Castle - circular route from Oza Beach
  11. SALAMANCA: City main route - Plaza Mayor - Tormes river circular route

BEST ROUTES

1. MADRID: City main route - Gran Vía - Retiro Park

Some call it the heart of Spain. The capital is a really attractive city, full of places to visit, with a wide offering of culture and leisure activities and with a very special atmosphere that makes you always want to return. 

Places like Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Palacio Real, Gran Vía or Retiro Park, are some of the must-see places, come with us and run along the best routes in Madrid.

Madrid

Picture: Madrid city centre

route-map

route-data

 Starting with a nice run on a cool summer morning in the area of Cibeles, Puerta de Alcalá and Retiro. Run around the perimeter of the entire park, a very pleasant area to run, you can choose between road or trail running.

This route is suitable for all levels of athlete. The starting point is Cibeles.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

2. MADRID: Descubrimientos Gardens

Madrid-city-centre-route-map

Picture: Descubrimientos Gardens. Madrid

route-data

Difficult race. Good physical shape required. Mostly road running. The starting point of the route is accessible by public transport.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

3. MADRID: Guadarrama National Park

Guadarrama-National-Park-Madrid-route-map

Picture: Guadarrama National Park. Madrid

route-data

Difficult race. Good physical shape is required, also to have a firm step, appropriate footwear and experience in high mountains.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

4. MADRID: Manzanares river circular route from Colmenar Viejo

Difficult race. Good physical shape required. Mostly accessible trails. It is required to have a firm step in some sections. The starting point of the route is next to a parking lot.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

Picture: Manzanares river. Madrid

Manzanares-river-route-map

route-data

5. BILBAO: City main route

A lively city, with a great cultural and leisure offer and an exquisite gastronomy.

In recent decades Bilbao has undergone a transformation that has led it to become a modern and fresh city, but without losing that unique essence.

Discover it running with us through its two main routes.

Discover the most important highlights of the city centre and surroundings.

Bilbao-city-centre

Picture: Bilbao city centre

route-map

route-data

Easy race. For all levels. Mostly road running.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

6. BILBAO: Mount Goronillo - circular route from Gorostiza

Mount-Goronillo-Bilbao

Picture: Mount Goronillo. Bilbao

route-map

route-data

Moderate running. Good physical shape required. Mostly road running.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

7. SAN SEBASTIAN: La Concha beach and Peine del Viento.

One of the most charming and romantic cities in Spain. Located in a privileged natural environment, San Sebastian is the perfect city for running, either through the historic centre or along the bay of La Concha, its most famous beach.

After your running adventure, don't forget to enjoy the Basque gastronomy based on fresh quality fish and its famous pintxos, I can't imagine a better reward.

Run with the best views of one of the most spectacular beaches in the country, you will certainly not forget this race.

La-Concha-beach-and-Peine-del-Viento

Picture: La Concha beach & Peine del Viento. San Sebastian

route-map

route-data

Moderate running. Good physical shape required. Mostly road running.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

8. SAN SEBASTIAN: Arbola viewpoint - circular route from Gros.

Arbola-viewpoint-San-Sebastian

Picture: Arbola viewpoint. San Sebastian

route-map

route-data

Difficult race. Good physical shape required. Mostly road running. Amazing views from this secret viewpoint, definitely worth the effort.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

9. A CORUÑA: City main route - Tower of Hercules circular route

The city of A Coruña, bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, has a large number of elegant buildings that mark its style and charm. It also has excellent beaches, an extraordinary gastronomy mainly from the sea, with exquisite seafood of excellent quality, not forgetting to visit its main monument declared World Heritage, the Tower of Hercules, all together will make your race worthwhile.

Enjoy running along the seafront walkway, with the best sea views all along the way. Is there a better way to enjoy running than with the sea breeze gentle touch on your face? Relax and enjoy the view.

Seafront-walkway-La-Coruña

Picture: Seafront walkway. La Coruña

route-map

route-data

Easy race. For all levels. Mostly road running

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

10. A CORUÑA: San Anton Castle - circular route from Oza Beach

San-Anton-castle-La-Coruña

Picture: San Anton Castle. La Coruña

route-map

route-data

Moderate running. Good physical shape required. Mostly road running. This beautiful coast runs from Oza beach to the Castillo de San Antón. Oza Beach is an urban beach located in the heart of the city, being a good place to enjoy a good run by the sea side.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

11. SALAMANCA: City main route - Plaza Mayor - Tormes river circular route

Salamanca is known for being one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. With a historic centre full of architectural wonders, the city will make you fall in love at first sight when you step on its fantastic Plaza Mayor from where you can start your running route that will take you to all the jewels of the city as the Cathedral, the University or the Convent of San Esteban, enjoying its pleasant route along the river, crossing both its most urban and its greenest side, to end the day to the Spanish way in a tavern eating a good board of Iberico ham.

Get immersed in the city atmosphere, getting to know its most breathtaking spots at the same time you get in shape.

Salamanca-Plaza-Mayor-Tormes-river

Picture: Salamanca. Plaza Mayor. Tormes river

route-map

route-data

Difficult race. Good physical shape required. Mostly road running.

VISIT KOMOOT FOR MORE INFO

Visit our komoot Collection Run Spain with SportsShoes to learn more about each route, getting route maps or more information

Join our Sportsshoes x komoot community now to find inspiration, plan outdoor adventures and share your stories. Because it's no fun standing still.







PayPal Direct

Please wait while we authorise your payment.

Loading

PayPal Direct

Please wait...

Loading

PayPal Direct

Sorry, there was an error with PayPal, please try again later or alternatively use another payment method.

Loading...