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Shanghai, China

The largest city in the world bustles on the banks of the Yangtze river. Run between ancient and modern as historical sights nestle among the  skyscraping developments.

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I am a 28 year old woman who has  enjoyed running in many locations such as South America and Malaysia. Dont' let this stop you, but women be warned-you will get comments!!
Posted: 16/05/2012 at 09:51


I am just come back from Jordan and would confirm there is some great running out there.  The road to the protected area at Wadi Rum has some fantastic scenery as does running out around Little Petra. Also amazing walks for the non runners! Well worth thinking about if you want somewhere different.

As a single female I didn't have any problems running out there, but I did wear long tights and a t-shirt which covered my hips when running along roads out of respect for the religious and cultural norms. On the trails no such problems were apparant.

Posted: 03/06/2012 at 16:30

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