List: Grab your running shoes, top scenic runs in Austin

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — If you are looking to spice up your morning run, Thrillist is out with a list of the top places that will make you grab those running shoes and hit the trail.

Slaughter Creek Trail

  • South Austin
  • 5 miles

The five mile trail takes you through southwest Austin with wildlife scenery and flowers enjoying the recent rain.

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Lake Austin Boulevard

  • Central/West Austin
  • 7.8 miles

If you’re looking for a run with a promising finish line there’s Lake Austin Boulevard. End your morning jog with some breakfast at Magnolia Cafe, JuiceLand or Hula Hut.

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Brushy Creek Regional Trail

  • Cedar Park
  • 7 miles

Nature lovers head over to Brushy Creek Regional Trail. The seven mile path takes your through several parks and trails in Cedar Park.

Commons Ford Ranch Metropolitan Park

  • West Austin
  • 4 miles

This four mile trail takes your through west Austin natural trails. The various elevations will give your calf muscles a hefty work out.

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Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park

  • North Central Austin
  • 1.3 miles

This hidden gem is located in north central Austin on North Lamar. The trail is designed for cyclists, hikers and runners.

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