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As mentioned before, the Nymphenburger Park west of the city is an excellent place to run. You may leave your car in front of the castle (parking space abounds) or take the subway (U1/7) to Rotkreuzplatz or Gern and follow the Nymphenburger Kanal (channel) on a footpath right to the huge castle (from Rotkreuzplatz, that is about 2.5 kilometers). If you stay at the Youth Hostel near Rotkreuzplatz, this is a perfect place to run. The park is open from dawn until dusk (meaning, opening hours change over the year; have a look at the sign announcing opening hours when you enter the park, the doors will be shut!). The longest of the many circles you may run inside the park is about 6 kilometers long: just follow the wall at the inside that encloses the whole park on both sides. It is a beautiful, small track rather like in a wood than a park. There is deer, too. If you want a still longer run, you can leave the park at the opposite side of the castle (western entrance), turn left after one hundred meters, pass a subway on the right, turn right again through a tiny development and then left straight on along a minor channel through a long stretched park, until you reach a brook called Wuerm. Turn left, and you can run along the brook through a succession of parks (this extra tour makes another 5.5 kilometers one way). Sounds complicated, but it is not, just have a look at a map and you see what it is about. If you want to run there, the nearest place to take a shower is the Dantebad, a hot-water outdoor pool open all year round. It is right between Olympic Park and Nymphenburger Park.