The Best Running Routes in Hoboken, N.J.

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20 March 2018

From the waterfront to the pier and the busy streets in town, the city of Hoboken has a lot to offer both beginner and seasoned runners. Whether you’re just getting outside for a light jog or going the distance, there are plenty of running routes to choose from.

Want to know some of the best? Here are the best running routes in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Two and a Half Mile Loop

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Midtown from Hoboken
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Get the best of both worlds (or both ends of town) and take a run from downtown to the waterfront and back with this 2.5-mile loop that’s great for anyone. Begin on the 4th and Jackson Street and head east all the way down to the waterfront. Make a left onto Frank Sinatra Drive, where you can enjoy a waterfront run until you hit 11th street, which will take you right back to where you started.

10 Mile Waterfront Run

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Want to get in your long run and enjoy a beautiful skyline view? This scenic run is just the thing. Beginning downtown by Hoboken Train Station, run all the way up Frank Sinatra Drive and continue along the waterfront into Weehawken. This same path will lead you all the way to Old Glory Park in West New York where you can turn around and head back home.

Half Marathon Training Route

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Marathon
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Training for your first or your next big half? A run up the Hoboken waterfront will help you log those miles. Begin down by Hoboken Train Station and take Frank Sinatra Drive all the way up and out of town until you get to River Road in North Bergen. Just make sure you are safe and have a run buddy or a friend know where you’re going!