Hit The Trail On An Island: 10 Summer Running Adventures

Pack your running shoes and a bathing suit. Epic island running awaits!

Running on an island sounds like the perfect mix of kicked back and cardio, but the price and hassle of a plane flight can present a roadblock to your relaxation goals. So, what’s a land-locked trail runner to do? Keep reading—we found 10 U.S. island runs, races and iconic trails, all just a car or a ferry ride away from real life. Pack your running shoes and a bathing suit and get ready to log some memorable summer miles.

RELATED: Trail Running In U.S. National Parks

Fort Ebey State Park, Whidbey Island, Washington
Catalina Island, California
Cumberland Island National Seashore, Georgia
Antelope Island State Park, Utah
Grand Island Trail Marathon and Half Marathon, July 26, Munising, Michigan
Kalalau Trail, Kauai, Hawaii
Outer Banks Running Club Killer Dunes 2-Miler & Fun Run, July 4, Nags Head, North Carolina
Picnic Island Adventure Run, July 18; Tampa, Florida
Angel Island 12K and 25K, Aug. 16; Angel Island, California
Thompson Island 4K Trail Run, Sept. 18, Thompson Island, Massachusetts

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