Online Mapping Routes and Tools
Here are a few websites that you can create and map running routes using google maps to see how far you are going.There are also a lot of routes that you can search for in your area that other people have already created.
City Creek Canyon – Near Downtown
Located just a mile from the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, this paved route brings you quickly away from the urban congestion through a very pretty canyon along the pleasant creek. It is fairly easy grade until the last 2 miles, where most of the elevation gain occurs.
5 mile route or 9 mile Route
Liberty Park – Near Downtown
Located at 600 E 1000 S MAP
The perimeter of the park has a new woodchip running path (1.45 mile loop) that is flat and very soft. The inside loop (1.4 miles) is cement/pavement. It is within warmup/cooldown distance of offices and hotels, and is perfect for tempo and steady state runs.
Sugar House Park
Located at 1500 E. and 2100 S MAP
The inner paved loop is 1.4 miles of rolling hills. the perimeter grass loop is 1.82 miles. Just east of the park there is an outdoor all weather 400 meter high school track. This park is perfect for speed sessions with intervals on the track, fartleks on grass, or hill/form work or rolling tempo.
Parley’s Trail is a paved bicycle and pedestrian trail which follows the Interstate 80 corridor from the mouth of Parley’s Canyon to the Sugar House Business District.
Bonneville Shoreline Trail North
Trails near and around Salt Lake City starting at City Creek Canyon and going south to Parleys Canyon (I-80)
Bonneville Shoreline Trail South
Trails near and around Salt Lake city starting at Parelys Canyon (I-80) and going south towards Draper
Jordan River Parkway
The Jordan River runs north-south through the center of the valley, just west and mostly parallel to Interstate 15. It is a paved trail that is great for those long training runs or to get away from dangerous traffic. This trail is also maintained during the winter months on the Murray Section.
Divided in Upper and lower Mill Creek Canyon. The Pipeline Trail in lower Mill Creek is very flat and scenic. Upper Mill Creek is more rugged and steep. It provides access to the Great Western Trail System and is perfect for intense hill work, ultra mountain running, and escaping hot summer days. Admission is $2.50 per car
Draper City Trails aka Corner Canyon Trails
One of the benefits of Draper’s location in the southeastern corner of the Salt Lake Valley is convenient access to trails. Within a five minute drive, residents can be on high quality trails in the pristine Corner Canyon region or soaking in the 100 mile vistas from the top of Suncrest. Whether you’re in the mood for a light morning stroll or strenuous rocky mountain day hike, Draper has the trail for you. MAP
Park City Trails
The Mountain Trails Foundation is our nonmotorized trail advocate. Dedicated to promoting & maintaining Park City Utah’s trails for non-motorized recreational use. Also check out the Park City Trails Series from June-September every year.
Runners have the opportunity to train on the 442-meter indoor track that surrounds the Oval speed skating ice dubbed as “The Fastest Ice On Earth”. A Mondo Super X track has been installed with four lanes around the ice plus an eight-lane, 110-meter sprint zone. The track has been marked according to NCAA and IAAF standards