Join us for a weekend of running tours, walking tours, treasure hunts and socials with the Secret London Runs community.

Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome.

This year we're delighted to have Heather Darsie bringing her expert historical insight to the festival.

THE LINE-UP

FRIDAY 7 JULY

MURDER MYSTERY 5K 

Who killed the Bishop of Winchester?

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Travel back to Borough in 1507 and become a detective for the evening in this game of deduction and quick wit. Following a briefing and armed with a map, teams of detectives will race to find the suspects, interview witnesses and decipher clues out in the shadows of the 16th century. We'll join you up with teams of similar-paced runers/walkers for the investigation. 

The Boot & Flogger, London Bridge

Drinks from 5pm, Teams start staggered from 6:30pm - 7:30-pm. Murderer announced at 9pm

SATURDAY 8 JULY

Optional early morning tour

SUNRISE 5K STREET & URBAN ART RUNNING TOUR 

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Wake up to a running introduction of the urban art of the London Bridge area and get back to your hotel in time for a well-earned breakfast.

London Bridge

7:30am - 8:30am

Morning Activity

THE DASH

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Race against the clock, and other teams, in this fast-paced treasure-hunting game. We'll join festivalers together into teams. This is powered by Team Magpie's treasure-hunting app.

London Bridge

10:30am

LUNCH
Provided by Secret London Runs

London Bridge

12pm

Afternoon Activity

A CHOICE OF RUNNING AND WALKING TOURS*

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5k walking tour - Henry VIII's Wives with Heather Darsie

7k running tour - Badass Women of Bermondsey

10k running tour - The Secret Gin Run

8k running tour - Craft Beer Tour

5k running tour - Crime & Punishment

* Tour schedule subject to adjustments

Various Locations

2pm-4pm

Evening Activity

LIVE SECRET LONDON RUNS PODCAST

WITH HEATHER DARSIE

London Bridge

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Evening Drinks Reception / Optional Dinner Venue, followed by:

7:30pm: LIVE PODCAST: featuring Heather Darsie
Heather Darsie is a historian specialising in Early Modern history and a great friend of Secret London Runs.  She's in London launching her new book The Children of the House of Cleves, and she'll be joining hosts Josh and Vanessa for a live podcast. Subject TBA.

Celebration and Festival Awards will follow the podcast.
 

London Bridge

5pm - late (entertainment begins at 7:30pm)

Alternative Evening Activity

JACK THE RIPPER RUNNING TOUR

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Travel back to the East End in1888 and explore the terrifying setting of the Whitechapel Murders. In this 10k tour (with a 5k option) we put the victims at the centre of our investigations - who were they, what was life like for them, and why were they murdered?

 

Aldgate

7:30pm

SUNDAY

Optional early morning tour

SUNRISE STREET & URBAN ART WALKING TOUR 

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7:30am - 8:30am

London Bridge

Wake up to a walk through the urban art of the London Bridge area and get back to your hotel in time for a well-earned breakfast.

Morning Activity

A CHOICE OF RUNNING AND WALKING TOURS*

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7k running tour - Henry VIII's Wives with Heather Darsie

4k walking tour - Badass Women of Bermondsey

10k running tour - The Secret Gin Run

10k running tour - Crime & Punishment

* Tour schedule subject to adjustments

Various Locations

10am-12pm

GALLERY

Our first two festivals 💗