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Running Trails in the Thuringian Forest

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Running in the Thuringian Forest is one of the best ways to explore more of this region. To help you discover the most beautiful places to run, we’ve reviewed our full collection of routes in the Thuringian Forest—and are proud to present the top 20 best running trails. Click on any of the routes for more details and browse real tips and photos uploaded by other runners.


The 20 best runs in the Thuringian Forest

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    1
    Difficult
    04:04
    21.2 mi
    5.2 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,850 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    2
    Difficult
    02:58
    15.2 mi
    5.1 mph
    1,475 ft
    1,475 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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  • 3
    Difficult
    04:43
    24.0 mi
    5.1 mph
    2,550 ft
    2,550 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    4
    Difficult
    06:13
    30.3 mi
    4.9 mph
    4,950 ft
    4,950 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    5
    Difficult
    02:39
    13.4 mi
    5.1 mph
    1,400 ft
    1,400 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    6
    Difficult
    02:26
    13.5 mi
    5.6 mph
    950 ft
    950 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    7
    Intermediate
    01:33
    8.77 mi
    5.7 mph
    800 ft
    800 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    8
    Difficult
    01:58
    10.7 mi
    5.5 mph
    1,075 ft
    1,075 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    9
    Intermediate
    01:13
    6.41 mi
    5.3 mph
    625 ft
    625 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    10
    Difficult
    02:48
    15.1 mi
    5.4 mph
    1,075 ft
    1,075 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    11
    Intermediate
    01:27
    8.28 mi
    5.7 mph
    600 ft
    600 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    12
    Difficult
    02:03
    10.4 mi
    5.1 mph
    850 ft
    850 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    13
    Difficult
    02:55
    15.7 mi
    5.4 mph
    1,675 ft
    1,650 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    14
    Intermediate
    01:02
    5.84 mi
    5.7 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    15
    Intermediate
    01:15
    6.86 mi
    5.5 mph
    425 ft
    425 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    16
    Difficult
    02:07
    11.8 mi
    5.6 mph
    950 ft
    950 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    17
    Difficult
    02:01
    10.7 mi
    5.3 mph
    1,175 ft
    1,175 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    18
    Difficult
    02:09
    11.8 mi
    5.5 mph
    1,100 ft
    1,100 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Some sure footedness required.
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    19
    Difficult
    02:13
    10.8 mi
    4.9 mph
    1,575 ft
    1,575 ft
    Expert run. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    20
    Intermediate
    01:06
    5.79 mi
    5.2 mph
    775 ft
    775 ft
    Intermediate run. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.
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