Found! The best secret running tracks!

Great Ocean Way

Tired of the monotonous treadmill? Then read on to discover some of our favourite secret running tracks that are worth lacing up for. And while you’re at it why not download the awesome MapMyFitness app so you can track your running routes.

Henry Head Cicuit


Henry Head Circuit in Kamay Botany Bay National Park (pictured)
Distance: 7km

The spectacular views along this track are a perfect distraction from your tired legs.

Manly to Spit Bridge Track
Distance: 10km

Ok, so this track isn’t so secret, but we couldn’t pass up this gem! As you run, you’ll be treated to fantastic harbour views as well as challenging stairs.

Mount Cootha Botanical gardens


Mt Coot-tha (pictured) Image via
Distance: 2km

Don’t be deterred by the short distance of this track, because the steep gradients and varied terrain still make it challenging.

Newstead – Teneriffe – New Farm
Distance: 8km

Boasting beautiful rose gardens and river views, this relatively flat track is perfect for all fitness levels.

Mentone Beach


Plenty Gorge Park
Distance: 6km – 17km depending on route

For a killer workout, you’ve got to check out this scenic running trail which is only 30min from Melbourne’s CBD. Get ready to feel the burn!

Mentone to Beaumaris Track (pictured) pic via
Distance: 6km

This track has amazing views of the city, hill climbs and stairs. When you’re finished take a dip at Beaumaris Beach to cool down.

River Torrens


River Torrens Linear Park Trail (pictured)
Distance: 8km

Starting at the beachside suburb of Henley Beach to Paradise in the city’s northeast, the River Torrens Linear Park Trail is the ideal choice for a leisurely weekend run.

 Great  Ocean Way


Mount Dale Circuit
Distance: 2.5km

Take your running to new heights and check out this trail!

Great Ocean Way (pictured) image via
Distance: 12km

You can’t go wrong with this idyllic track, which is located on the south west coast of Western Australia.