Best running spots in Alūksne
Many people do not want to give up their daily sports activities even on holidays. You won’t have to do it in Aluksne! Here you can run and enjoy activities in both city parks and in the sports center “Mežinieki”.
The stadium in Castle Island. A suitable place for training short and long distances will be the stadium in the very center of the city. Next to the ruins of a medieval castle and a musical pedestrian bridge. One stadium lap is 400m long and the treadmill is covered with synthetic pavement.
The Manor park with embossed paths and a lighted path along the lake during the dark hours of the day will allow you to run larger and smaller distances. In summer, the park is pleasantly shady, but the beautiful views and the proximity of the lake make it easy to forget about every day worries.
Hiking trail „Ezertaka”. If you are looking for more serious challenges and want to feel nature in the city, then the right place for your sports activities is “Ezertaka”. Paths here lead along the shore of the lake, there are both steep ascents and equally steep slopes. Running along this trail will definitely help you stay in shape during the holidays!
Temple Mount Park. Well-maintained walking trails in a small area provide an opportunity to get to know and enjoy the breathtaking views, as well as to feel your rapid heartbeat after overcoming another steep slope. Here you can also include 101-step stairs in your activities.
Sports center “Mežinieki”. A place where many of Alūksne’s best biathletes, including the leader of Latvia in recent years Andrejs Rastorgujevs, forge their skills. It’s only 2,5km away from the city center in beautiful woods. You can easily reach a place by car or already enjoy jog. There are different types of relief and path pavements. So you can decide the best option for you. Fans of cycling are also welcome here, as this place suitable for cycling activities.