Roads that make you want to run

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    Seen a lot of nice pictures of roads on this forum. They inspired me to run further and find simular inspiring places to run.
    It would be nice to make a nice collection of roads here.

    Orderbos, Apeldoorn the Netherlands.
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    Wildwood trail, Forest Park, Portland, OR

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    I don't run a lot of roads, but here's one I like.

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    Such a nice thread idea, I had to sticky it!
     
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    Thanx, now hope to get more of those nice pics (as above) that make us all want to go there and run down that road or path. :barefoot:
     
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    Realy like t
    Realy like the feel of this road never ends, it just goes on, empty road and an empty mind.
     
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    Another of my favourite road routs. Lots of undulating hills.

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    DSC_0009-640x360.JPG I wasn't running but I sure wished I was.
     
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    Wow! Is that a real place ? Would love to run there.
     
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    It's the forest around the Tilburg rugbyclub. So if you ever go to Tilburg in the Netherlands:barefoot: bring your feet.
     
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    It's really an amazing road. How long is it ?
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    It isn't as log as it looks. I think it's about 1 km, it devides a small forres in two. If you would run all the paths within the forest (not only this road or you should run up and down) it probably will be a total of about 10 or 15 km.
    Because of the usage of old school pavement it Realy looks awesome. I don't know how old this road Realy is.
     
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    Thirty km of nothing, just the road, the canal and birds singing. I wished I could run 30 km. Today only ran 3 km up and 3 km back on this road. Maybe next year or the year after that I will run the whole 30 km. DSC_0001-640x360.JPG
     
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    There is something about running along forest trails that connect us more with nature rather than running along roads with cars alongside. I would like to to some more trail running but it's always at least a 40 minutes drive to get to any national parks which in our time constrained lives seems like an eternity.
    I will make an effort to get out to one of the parks before it gets too chilly and do a run in the hills.

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    Sometimes you find the most beautiful surprises just outside of town.
    Old roads that aren't used anymore or just by a few.
    But if you are going to drive 40 minutes for running I'm absolutely curious how these roads and paths are and what they look like.:rolleyes:.
     
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    My favourite trail- Grootvadersbosch & Boosmansbosch Nature Reserves, South Africa. Two adjoining reserves that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites due to plant diversity. Last pic is of carniverous plants that cover the path at times. Best part, no-one is ever there! Can run for 5h and no cell phone reception, no people.
     
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    Wow, brilliant. Look at the hight of those trees beside the trail.
    No coverage in the forest. In the Netherlands we would be complaining at the telephone company as soon as we could find a place with coverage.:writing:
    Hello, Vodafone, I have a complaint. I was running through the forest and couldn't directly share it on Facebook. No one knows I've been running now. All for nothing. :nailbiting: fix it.
     
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    Something went wrong with quoting. Sorry.
     
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    More of a trail, but the Princeton Towpath

    It is one of the very. Few. Things. I miss about New Jersey.

    Of course, I can’t get the picture to post, but it’s spectacular! Believe me!
     

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