Redwood Regional Park/Skyline Gate:There are a multitude of running options from this trailhead including the Eastridge Trail, Westridge Trail, and the Stream Trail.
Strawberry Canyon Fire Trail: This trail will take you up to Grizzly Peak Drive and includes an extremely steep section called “the connector.” (It’s OK to walk that part)
Nimtz Trail/Inspiration Point: 4 mile paved bike/run path with a soft dirt shoulder.
Tilden Park/Wildcat Creek Trail: Rolling hills through scenic Tilden Park.
Berkeley Marina: Great views of the bay on this flat running route.
Lafayette/Moraga Trail: This paved trail will take you all the way to Moraga’s St. Mary’s College and beyond.
Lake Merritt: Approximately 3.1 miles around the lake in downtown Oakland. Flat course.