7 Best scenic running routes

Looking for running routes that not only challenge you but provide spectacular views? We have a few recommendations for you to try this weekend!

7 Best Scenic Running Routes in Singapore

#1: Punggol waterway

Punggol Waterway is globally recognised by the International Water Association when it was the first in Asia to receive the prestigious Global Superior Achievement Award for being an outstanding project.

Running through Punggol Waterway Park along the river will allow you to witness magnificent views, especially during sunrise and sunset.

This popular route, loved by many runners, can bring you to Lorong Halus Wetlands and Coney Island to be one with nature

Psst, check out Sunrise Point - the view of the sunrise there is spectacular!


#2: Kallang basin

The Kallang Basin running route is loved by many and is frequented by runners everyday.

If you want to get a great view at Singapore’s spectacular landscape, this is the route to take! 

You will be welcomed by the Singapore Flyer, Marina Bay Sands, and our multiple skyscrapers.

Running this route in the evening is great at the sea breeze will cool things down and you can stand in awe at Singapore’s lighted up landscape!


#3: Marina bay

Bring your running habit to the heart of Singapore!

The trails around Marina Bay offer great sights for runners.

Enjoy the views of the Merlion, Helix Bridge, Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay!

There is so much to see around Marina Bay and you should not miss out on the opportunity to do so.

No more excuses to not run after work when there are perfect trails to do so.

7 Best Scenic Running Routes in Singapore

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#4: East coast park 

East Coast Park, also known as ECP, is the go-to place for everyone! 

From kite-flying to cycling, everyone has something to do here. 

You will most probably see a huge number of runners along ECP.

This runners' hot spot is loved by many as marathons in Singapore utilise this route often. 

No matter the time of the day, ECP offers pleasing views of the sea with many ships docked, awaiting their turn to get to the harbour.

Views are exceptional during sunrise and sunset and many come to ECP just for that. 

Grab your running shoes and head over to easy breezy ECP!


#5: Kent ridge park

This hidden gem may not be as popular as other running routes, but Kent Ridge Park has a lot to offer to runners!

The lush greenery and blue skies will bring you to complete tranquility while running as you will be in awe of the park’s beauty.

It is one of the hidden running routes that many are not aware of but don’t overlook this beauty - this park might just be your next favourite running route.


#6: Jurong lake gardens

Jurong Lake Gardens is a popular recreation area in the West and activities can be enjoyed by many all year round – from kayaking to canoeing to simple strolls with your loved ones.

The best part? It's been recently renovated to feature many new and exciting spots! 

Running here will take you through highlights like the Jurong Lake boardwalk, a dreamy Instagram-worthy area called Grasslands, and even a dog-friendly area for your furry friends to run about leash-free!


#7: Labrador park

Labrador Park offers mix of nature and history because you get to run amongst the mangroves, forest, and relics of Singapore’s past. 

Some of the relics that you will come across will include an actual cannon that defended our coastline in WWII!

This is the perfect route to take for those who want to appreciate nature and history at the same time, or even take the little ones on a journey of education and nostalgia.

We would love to hear about your running adventures and your favourite running routes in Singapore. 

Join us on our Decathlon Running Club Facebook page to share your experiences and find some running kakis! 

7 Best Scenic Running Routes in Singapore

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