Top 5 Smart Runs* you liked most in 2017

2017 is about to end. We wanted to know which ones of our 350 sightjogging routes were used most in 2017. Do up your running shoe laces, we are about to take off…

* Smart Runs: sightjogging routes, vocally guided by GPS and audio-guide on the Runnin’City app (100% free).

#5: Along the Sydney Bay


With its hot sun and iconic landmarks, the city of Sydney offers panoramic views over the ocean. The 5th Smart Run that was used the most in 2017 on the Runnin’City app is located in Sydney and has a distance of 15 km. Congratulations!

🏃 🌍  Sydney, Australia | Distance: 15 km | Ascent: 351 m | Level : Medium

#4: Amsterdam’s City Center


The typical canals, bikes, facades and hipster districts of Amsterdam are celebrated around the world. No surprises then, the capital of the Netherlands is in the top 4 cities where Runnin’City users ran most this year. This 10-km Smart Run guides users through the city center, passing by such landmarks as the house of Anne Franck and the Red Light District.

🏃 🌍  Amsterdam, Netherlands | Distance: 10 km | Ascent: 78 m | Level: Easy

#3: Lisbon, the City of a Thousand Colors

Settled in front of the ocean, dominated by the hills of Alfama and Bairro Alto, Lisbon is a true gem of the Atlantic. Its beautiful panoramas owes this 5-km route a 3rd position in our list of top Smart Runs this year.

🏃 🌍  Lisbon, Portugal | Distance: 5 km | Ascent: 193 m | Level: Medium

#2: A Little Stroll in New York

New York

This year, a lot of you tried the Runnin’City app in New York! In fact, an international cultural center, which is also home to an iconic marathon: What’s best to enjoy a guided tour while running? From Central Park to Times Square, this 5-km road has undoubtedly pleased our Smart Runners.

🏃 🌍  New York, USA | Distance: 5 km | Ascent: 83 m | Level: Easy

#1: Lyon Essentials

The former capital of the Gauls is also a capital of the silk and the fatherland of the traditional ”bouchon” restaurants… Lyon is a city full of history, and Smart Runners from around the world seem to enjoy a sightjogging there with the Runnin’City app. This year, once again, it was the most attractive route on the app.

🏃 🌍 Lyon, France | Distance: 10 km | Ascent: 130 m | Level: Easy.
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Here is the list of the next 15 cities where the Smart Runners ran most this year. Were you there?

Boston (#6) | Geneva (#7) | Paris (#8) | San Francisco (#9) | Bordeaux (#10) | Los Angeles (#11) | Vienna (#12) | Rome (#13) | Sao Paulo (#14) | Seville (#15) | Florence (#16) | Marrakech (#17) | Montréal (#18) | Barcelona (#19) | Mexico (#20).

3 perfect destinations for the holiday season (and the best Smart Runs* in town)

Did you really think that you were about to spend the whole holiday season eating chocolate in front of the movie Love Actually?

If you are in one of the 120 cities featured on the Runnin’City app, we suggest you take some time to combine sports, tourism and culture (for free) instead.

Focus on three perfect destinations for the holiday season. All of them are cold cities, but if you are about to take a plane and bask in the sun, don’t worry! We have over 350 Smart Runs around the world.

* Smart Runs : sightjogging routes, vocally guided by GPS and audio-guide on the Runnin’City app (100% free).


With its iconic Christmas market and Christmas lights, Strasbourg is a holiday season’s favorite. The Runnin’City app has three Smart Runs there. You can either try them while running, or while walking with a glass of hot chocolate in your hand!

🏃 🌍  Strasbourg, France | Distance: 5, 10 & 15 km | Level: Easy



The capital of Iceland has been gaining popularity lately. Since it is supposed to be one of the possible fatherlands of Santa Klaus, why wouldn’t you go there for the holidays? Just in case you forget: If you are planning to go there for a Smart Run, please put on warm running clothes (and send us pictures)!

🏃 🌍  Reykjavik, Iceland | Distance: 5, 10 & 15 km | Level: Easy



Have you ever dreamt of seeing the Red Square under Christmas lights? The amount of snow on the floor could very well discourage you from running, but you can still discover the city while walking with the Runnin’City app! (© Picture: @_tery_pro_ / Instagram)

🏃 🌍  Moscow, Russia | Distance: 5, 10 & 15 km | Level: Easy

Palermo, Lyon, Nantes, Aix-en-Provence and Annecy: new sightjogging routes on the Runnin’City app

With hundreds of Smart Runs* available, the Runnin’City app allows you to discover the most beautiful cities worldwide while running. But there are always more and more sightjogging routes added every month! This week, the Runnin’City app releases new Smart Runs in Palermo, Lyon, Nantes, Aix-en-Provence and Annecy. Grab your running shoes and put your headphones on: the sightjogging experience starts now! Continue reading Palermo, Lyon, Nantes, Aix-en-Provence and Annecy: new sightjogging routes on the Runnin’City app

Wholemeal smoothie for your breakfast

A wholemeal smoothie for breakfast, and your morning will feel better!

It is a well-known fact that breakfast is the most important meal in the day. It provides us with the amount of energy that we need in the morning, and it also helps avoid the feeling of hunger and tiredness. Especially if you are into sports, breakfast is essential for your trainings because it fills you with energy. If you always skip breakfast because you don’t have time or don’t like it, we’ve got something for you: wholemeal smoothie. Continue reading Wholemeal smoothie for your breakfast

Sightjogging in Porto: Discover the charms of the Portuguese city

There were already some Smart Runs in Lisbon available on the Runnin’City app. Good news: now another great Portuguese city is featured on the app! We just released three exclusive itineraries of sightjogging in Porto, of 5, 10 and 15 kilometers.

Next time you fly to Porto, do not forget to take your running shoes and headphones with you: you will get a free tour of Porto thanks to the Runnin’City app!

Porto, a city that attracts more and more tourists each year

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8 Reasons Why You Will Love The Runnin’City App

Reason #1. It is the only running app that will guide you in over 100 cities across the globe.

If you have ever tried to run in a city you don’t know, chances are you know how it feels to get lost or to run in uninteresting places.. And you do not want it to happen anymore. Well, relax, the Runnin’City running app is now here for you.

Reason #2. You don’t need to [know how to] read a map.

Have you ever tried to run while you read a map? It is difficult! The Runnin’City running app tells you when and where to go, directly in your headphones. You can keep your smartphone in your pocket and just enjoy the run.

Reason #3. You will actually understand what you are seeing on your way.

Leave your paper guide at home, the Runnin’City app’s audio-guide will notify you when you come across an important point of interest. It will let you know what it is, as well as tell you a short vocal description about it.

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