Campus Activity Routes


The campus of the University of Kansas is one of the most beautiful campuses of any university. We encourage and invite you to enjoy this beauty while getting some exercise in the process. Listed below are a variety of paths for campus users to get some physical activity. You can also click on Campus Activity Routes (PDF) to gain access to all of the maps. Or, if you prefer one specific route, you may click on one of the links below for that route. Enjoy the scenery and the exercise!

Baby Jay Route (PDF)

Daisy Hill Route (PDF)

*Hawk Route (PDF)

*Jayhawk Boulevard Route (PDF)

Jayhawk Route (PDF)

Memorial Stadium Route (PDF)

*Phog Route (PDF)

*Rock Chalk Route (PDF)

Sunflower Route (PDF)

*West Campus Route (PDF)

* Denotes routes that are more accessible than the others - they have very few inclines, if any, and are more level routes.

The following students contributed to the design of these routes:

Jeff Burgess Ashley Cantrell
Tim Hagood Megan Lounds
Kiley Roberts  

Walking or wheeling* can be one of the best ways to reduce your stress levels and improve your health.  Walking or wheeling provides an ideal form of exercise, to get you working towards a more strenuous exercise plan.  This type of physical activity offers a great foundation for a healthy lifestyle and helps prevent injury. Now, get up and get moving while enjoying KU’s scenic campus!

* Wheeling is defined as people using wheelchairs, scooters, strollers, and/or bicycles. Please no skateboards.


If you are interested in tracking your progress over time you can download one of the following apps for your smartphone. Here is some information that may be able to assist you.


  • Cost: $1.99
  • Requirements: iPhone 3G or later
  • Description: WalkMeter turns your iPhone into a powerful GPS-enabled fitness computer, giving you feedback and motivation to go farther, be healthier, and live longer.
  • Rating: 4.5 Stars
  • Review: "Pace, speed, calories, elevation, and mapping. Best couple bucks I ever spent."

Walking GPS

  • Cost: $4.95
  • Requirements: iPhone, iPad
  • Description: Walking GPS gives you all the information you need as you are walking. See how far you have walked and how long it has taken along with an average speed and average pace. You can also see your coordinates, speed, course, bearing and GPS accuracy.
  • Rating: 2.5 Stars
  • Review: "Thanks to the app It keep track and I keep trying to beat my fast time now I lost 60# now lost 70# and holding"


  • Cost: Free
  • Requirements: iPhone, iPad, Android
  • Description: Use your mobile as a free personal trainer and fitness partner! Using the built-in GPS, Endomondo Sports Tracker tracks your fitness - running, cycling, walking and any other distance based sport. On top, you get audio feedback on your performance during your workout and your friends can follow you live and send you peptalks in real-time.
  • Rating: 5 Stars
  • Review: "Super App. Very easy to use app that tracks my walks. The "history" button is awesome for tracking multiple work outs by dates"


  • Cost: Free
  • Requirements: iPhone, Android
  • Description: RunKeeper uses GPS to track your fitness activities, including distance, time, pace, calories, heart rate, and path traveled on a map. RunKeeper also provides audio cues, customized interval workouts, manual entry for treadmill and other cardio equipment, integrated RunKeeper Fitness Classes and no advertising.
  • Rating: 4.3 Stars
  • Review: "Unlike other trackers, this one lets you play your iTunes while walking etc. Tell you how long you have walked and at what pace, tracks, walking, running, biking, etc."


  • Cost: Free
  • Requirements: iPhone, Android, Blackberry
  • Description: iMapMy is a fitness tracking application that enables you to use the built-in GPS of your mobile device to track all of your fitness activities. Record your workout details, including duration, distance, pace, speed, elevation, calories burned, and route traveled on an interactive map. You can even effortlessly save and upload your workout data to any of the MapMyFITNESS websites where you can view your route workout data, and comprehensive workout history.
  • Rating: 4.5 Stars
  • Review: "Does what it's supposed to, very convenient for seeing new routes and how you progress."

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