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Running along the river. I found running along the river in Kyoto extremely convenient and pleasant. There are signs at some of the bridges indicating kilometers between the bridges. There are paths up both sides of the river so you can pick the shady side in the morning. I stayed at the Hotel Fujita which is literally 10 steps from the river path. If you were travelling by subway to get to the paths, a near-ish stop would be Shiyakusho-mae.