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Howard, Ohio

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Top Running Spots in and near Howard

  • Heath, Ohio

    Blackhand Trail

    8.6 mi
    Both the eastern and western trailhead have ample parking and access to the Blackhand Trail, which winds its way along the banks of the Licking River for a 4.3 mile one way trip.  While the trail isn't terribly long, it makes up for it in its scenery, staying within eyesight of the Licking River...
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  • Westerville, Ohio

    Hike the Overlook-Hickory Ridge-Brookside Trail

    1.6 mi
    This gravel woods path at Blendon Woods Metropark, just over 1.5 miles, is perfect for a quick hike when visiting the city! You may be close to Ohio's capitol city, but you feel far away in the woods of this park.  Come into the main entrance and turn right at the Ranger Station.  Park near the n...
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  • Columbus, Ohio

    Blendon Woods Loop

    1.97 mi / 112 ft gain
    Blendon Woods Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Columbus, Ohio.
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  • Lewis Center, Ohio

    Hike the Overlook-Dripping Rock Loop

    4.8 mi / 100 ft gain
    Starting at the nature center near the entrance of the park, the 2.5 mile long Dripping Rock Trail heads off in two directions, to the south and to the west. Either way will take you back to the nature center at the end of the day. Going west takes you past an observation deck and then along a de...
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  • Plain City, Ohio

    Conquer the Glacier Ridge Challenge Course

    0.25 mi
    This quarter mile course is perfect for those looking for athletic competition, fun challenges, or ninja training. It is located adjacent to the parking lots in the main area of Glacier Ridge Metro Park, so there will always be plenty of parking for your group. There are water fountains at the be...
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  • Plain City, Ohio

    Run the Ironweed Trail in Glacier Ridge Metro Park

    2.8 mi
    From the main entrance on the north side of the park, the Ironweed Trail connects the northern, more wooded section of the park with the wetlands to the south. This 2.8 mile one-way trail is paved, making cycling, running, and hiking an easy activity. The topography of the park also makes it easy...
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  • Massillon, Ohio

    Sippo Valley Trail

    9.64 mi / 361 ft gain
    Sippo Valley Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Massillon, Ohio.
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