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May 11, 2017

Fifty years ago, running for fun was seen as pretty much absurd. One of the opening statements from a social runner in the acclaimed documentary  by Pierre Morath, ‘Free to run,’ goes as follows:

‘We were considered pretty odd, kind of weirdos’.

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May 3, 2017

For those of you who missed it, it’s a must watch on BBC Iplayer. ‘Mind Over Marathon’ is a  two part documentary where ten individuals who all live with mental health issues are trained to run at the London Marathon. Supported by the royals, the charity behind the pro...

April 20, 2017

With London Marathon Fever taking hold of us all in the week before the great event, it seems more people than ever are considering taking on the 26.2 miles.

Here at Secret London Runs, we've had numerous runners join our guided tours that have taken the plunge and sign...

March 30, 2017

Our 5k Roman Rampage is just around the corner. To get you in the mood, and maybe even give you a little head start, we've been digging around Roman London.

The Romans occupied London, known then as Londinium, for around 400 years from 43AD until the 5th century. A...

February 18, 2017

Anyone who has enjoyed our Secret Gin Run will know that business is booming for my favourite juniper based tipple.

There are many reasons for this – its versatility, the distinctive taste, and its quintessential Englishness, but perhaps first and foremost is the array...

January 29, 2017

In a speech presumably designed to attract more females to MI6, the head of Britain’s Secret Service last week revealed that in real life, James Bond sidekick and gadget extraordinaire Q is a woman.

The tech wizard has always been played by a man – from Fawlty Towers’ J...

January 27, 2017

Trainspotting might be one of the biggest cult classics of the 20th century, but only the most ardent fans of Danny Boyle’s smash hit film, or Irvine Welsh’s original novel, would truly want to rub shoulders with its tortured, damaged characters. With that being said,...

December 19, 2016

With the Secret Half in the East set to be the highlight of the Secret London Runs 2017 calendar, I caught up with Richard Lawrence to quiz him about the half distance.

I first met Richard when he came to a Secret London Runs event in the summer - I couldn't help but no...

December 13, 2016

The big day is approaching fast, but don't worry if you're still lagging behind on your Christmas shopping - we've put together the ultimate gift guide for runners and fitness fans. We've also got some exclusive Secret London Runs savings to make present buying as pain...

November 13, 2016

You're in London this Christmas-time and want to get maximum festive cheer. What do you do?

1. Have a cocktail in an Igloo

Coppa Club have erected igloos along the north bank of the Thames, near to Tower Bridge. With up to 8 people per heated igloo you can enjoy cocktail...

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