Why run indoors on a treadmill when you’re surrounded by paradise? With Hawaii’s ideal year-round weather and beautiful scenery, getting outdoors for that cardio workout is all the easier to do. Tie your shoelaces and take advantage of these jogging routes around the Hawaiian Islands:
- Around Magic Island (Oahu) – This beach atmosphere invites more than those who just want to get their feet wet. Joggers can enjoy the ocean view while working up a sweat. Make it around the park for a short and easy one-mile jog.
- Around Ala Moana Beach Park (Oahu) – Connected to Magic Island, this park is a favorite for not only runners and athletes, but for families and children wanting to enjoy a day at the beach or a picnic on the grass. Run around the perimeter to add two miles to your routine. Feeling even more ambitious? Go around Magic Island for that extra mile.
- Along the Ke Ala Hele Makalae Corridor (Kauai) – Enjoy this well-paved path from Lihi Park to Ahihi Point on Kauai’s eastern shore. This 4.1-mile stretch is one phase of the Ke Ala Hele Makalae Corridor, which is currently being built and is expected to stretch along the entire eastern shore of the island.
- Around Wailoa River State Park (Hawaii Island) – Relieve some stress and take a jog around this scenic park near Hilo Bay. On display within the park is the newest statue of King Kamehameha. Want a little more? Jog over to Liliuokalani Gardens, located on nearby Banyan Drive, which features fishponds, bridge arches and beautiful pathways.
- Around the Kaanapali Resort Area (Maui) – Run and get your heart pumping along the sidewalks of this picturesque resort area, located near several hotels including the Westin Maui and the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa as well as the Kaanapali Golf Courses. Scenic and clean, this is also the location of the finish line of the Maui Marathon and Half Marathon.