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Most of the parks within Paris (intra muros) are very small for long distance training (less than one mile perimeter let say), but here are some to begin with: the Luxembourg garden (in the latin district, id est Paris 5), lots of foreigners and youth, ground good for runners and racewalkers, historical landscape. Montsouris's park (in the south, near the international university city, Paris 14), tons of students. Monceau's park (in the north-west, near the Arc of Triumph, Paris 8) 1 km loop, upper class population and gays (the intersection is not empty). Andre Citroen's Park (in the west, Paris 15), very high-tech park (the most recent one in Paris). When you want longer loops there are only two serious areas, the famous Bois de Boulogne (western Paris, Paris 6) famous for its prostitutes (male/female and other) that owns the Bois at night (may be dangerous for even male joggers). The ground is fantastic even for heavy runners. The other Bois, Bois de Vincenne, eastern Paris, is also interesting, smaller but less sexually involved. If you are more motivated by the visit than by the sport, running along the Seine can be done back and forth, where you'll find, La Tour Eiffel, Le Louvre, Le Musee d'Orsay, l'Academie Francaise, Notre-Dame, Bercy... Better for walkers than runners since the ground is tough (20km at all), but if you walk, they'll look at you as if you came from Mars, so you better walk fast.