Milan Running Guide


Like any Italian city, Milan's got history to spare. Running through monument-laden parks and down old-world streets may be one of the best ways to experience it.

  • Runs per Week 1,284
  • Miles per Week 7,608
Milan Cycling Guide

Top Running Routes in Milan

  1. Montestella

    • Distance 3.8 mi
    • Elevation 317 ft

    Monte Stella ("Mount Stella"), also informally called Montagnetta di San Siro ("Little mountain of San Siro") is an artificial hill and surrounding city park in Milan, Italy. It...

  2. Parco Sempione

    • Distance 2.2 mi
    • Elevation 164 ft

    Parco Sempione is flanked by Sforza Castle and to the Arch of Peace, two of the prominent landmarks of Milan. It was designedto facilitate incredible panoramic views encompassin...

    • Bar Castello
    • Trofeo Sempione
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  4. Parco di Trenno

    • Distance 8.5 mi
    • Elevation 295 ft

    This large park to the west of Milan's city center is quiet, open, and mostly flat! It's perfect for longer runs or easier recovery runs and makes for a great escape from the hu...

  5. Giardini Pubblici

    • Distance 2.5 mi
    • Elevation 186 ft

    A fantastic run in the heart of Milan, this route will take you up to and through the city's oldest and arguably most significant park. The gardens are lush and well maintained ...

  6. Stramilano 10km

    • Distance 6.2 mi
    • Elevation 446 ft

    The Stramilano is an annual athletics event which takes place in Milan in spring. There are three race distances — a half-marathon, a 10K and a 5K. This route follows the 10K co...

    • Bar Castello
  7. Idroscalo

    • Distance 3.7 mi
    • Elevation 119 ft

    The Idroscalo is a man-made lake on the eastern side of Milan. Sometimes known as the "Sea of Milan," athletes of all types head there to partake in one of many recreational act...

  8. Parco Forlanini

    • Distance 2.3 mi
    • Elevation 92 ft

    This little park is situated just north of Milan's airport. Green and tranquil, it contains a forest of Beech trees commemorating the 118 victims of a terrible plane crash.