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Here's Where You're Running, Los Angeles

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Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all. just debuted a fun map that tracks where Angelenos are running throughout the city. Nathan Yau compiled the data using RunKeeper, an app that tracks where you run.

Looking at the map, all the usual suspects are there: the Silver Lake Reservoir, Echo Park Lake, downtown and the L.A. River.

"If there's one quick (and expected) takeaway, it's that people like to run by the water and in parks, probably to get away from cars and the scenery," Yau said on his blog.

One glaring omission from the map is most of the Westside. They're big on running out there, aren't they?

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Yau also created maps for 22 other cities, including some in Europe and Australia. You can find maps of the other cities here., plus a (slightly) larger version of ours here.