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We are fortunate in having plenty of good places to run in Wimbledon (southwest London). The following are all traffic-free and excellent for daytime running: Wimbledon Common has plenty of bridleways and paths, as well as reputedly over a million trees. You can run a circular course of 7 km (4.5 miles) or more. Richmond Park has a good perimeter track/path of something over 11 km (7 miles). There are plenty of other paths, and you'll probably be able to see the deer grazing. There's also a motor road which has car traffic during the day, but is good for running when the park is closed to traffic at night. The Thames towpath from Putney to Richmond, and on to Kingston, is where marathoners tend to do their longer training runs. Seven hills (about 14 km / 8.5 miles, hilly). From the clubhouse in Barham Road, run up Copse Hill to the intersection of Ridgeway and Arterberry Road. From here the course goes back and forth between Ridgeway (top) and Worple Road (bottom), with short distances along each as needed. Go down Arterberry Road, up The Downs, down Edge Hill, up Thornton Hill/Thornton Road, down Denmark Road/Denmark Avenue, up Spencer Hill/Murray Road, down Ridgeway Place. Turn round and retrace your steps all the way back. You'll now be going up each hill you came down, and down each hill you came up.