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Here's Where You're Running, Los Angeles

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Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood. 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.