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April 2, 2019

Run a 5k or 14 mile self-guided running tour and explore the entwined history of Europe and London. You don't need a guide, just follow the directions, use the maps and read some facts at each stop.

Start the running tour

Two years ago, on the night of the referendum, I...

December 11, 2018

Need some inspiration for the perfect Christmas gift for runners? Here's my advice - for a really personal gift, don't just search based on one interest - target two at once. This way you'll look extra thoughtful when it comes to unwrapping on 25th December.

As founder...

December 10, 2018

It's been a month since my friends at Secret London Runs set me a challenge: How many running tours can I complete in a year? I spent November with my new pals at City Running Tours in the US - and it was awesome!

SAN DIEGO - 13th November

I had the pleasure of taking a...

November 22, 2018

Want to join a Secret London Runs tour? But don't want to lug all your belongings round in a backpack as you trot? Perhaps you're coming straight from work with your laptop? Or you're travelling in from afar and want to make a day of it in London so have a lot of clobb...

November 13, 2018

As a keen runner and traveller you can only imagine my delight when my friends at Secret London Runs set me a challenge: "Lucy" they asked me, "how many running tours can you do in a year?"

Game on.

So what is a running tour?

A combination of running and sightseeing – ru...

September 17, 2018

Saturday was the beginning of the London Design Festival (15th to 23rd September 2018)- a celebration of our capital's creativity! If you're in central London, you may well see 4 highly anticipated Landmark Projects unveiled alongside a number of temporary installation...

June 18, 2018

Street art - I'm obsessed. Last year our followers voted out of a long list of new tours for 2018. Street art topped the survey comfortably and so we launched a 10k and 5k running tour all about it. After extensive research, I still can't get enough of discovering the...

June 11, 2018

If you're anything like me, you'll spend the winter wishing it was sunny so you can go out running in more pleasant conditions. And then summer arrives and suddenly there are all these other exciting things going on that you don't want to miss out on. Usual...

May 18, 2018

You don't have to spend long in London's East End before you notice the jaw-dropping street art on its walls. From tiny stickers, to huge murals, quirky sculptures and sneaky paste-ups, renowned artists travel from across the world to add the oh-so-vibrant walls of Sho...

April 16, 2018

Runners - more than 40,000 of them - will reclaim the capital’s streets for the 38th time on 22 April. They’ll be in various states of readiness to tackle what the London Marathon’s co-founder, the late Chris Brasher, dubbed the ‘suburban Everest’.

The Virgin Money Lond...

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