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Manko Park. "Manko" is Japanese slang for "pussy" (the kanji, of course, is different), so do not be surprised if your Japanese friends laugh when you say you enjoy running in "Pussy Park". In spite of the infelicitous naming, Manko Park is one of the most popular places for running in Naha, so you will never have to run alone. In fact, running groups often meet here. Apart from the two bridges, the course is perfectly flat, and within the park, there is both a dirt and an asphalt path. Since the path runs along the river, the scenery is quite nice. The Manko Park jogging path is about 1.5 kilometers, but there is also a nice path that circles around the river. The park itself is relatively well lit, but a small section of the path on the opposite side can feel a bit creepy late at night. I have never felt at risk, however, and this is one of the nicest places to run in the city. I only wish it were closer to my home.