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HENRY VIII'S WIVES

VIRTUAL MILEAGE CHALLENGES

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Stay motivated with Secret London Runs' mileage challenges. The twist? Each challenge follows in the footsteps of a Tudor queen in an important journey she made during her life.

 

As well as a medal for each Queen, you'll unlock podcasts and postcards when you get to important places along the way and mapping technology that allows you to chart your progress along the route.

Of course, you'll also share your experience with our incredible community.

6 MEDALS TO COLLECT

THROUGH 6 UNIQUE CHALLENGES

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ALL 6 CHALLENGES ARE OPEN UNTIL THE END OF 2023

THANK YOU

FOR THE AMAZING FEEDBACK SO FAR

"I am really enjoying Catherine of Aragon and cannot wait for the rest of the queen challenges. I've done quite a few virtual runs now, but this is the first one I've done where I feel like I'm not doing it completely on my own."
ALISON DRANSFIELD

"The Catherine of Aragon / Six Wives Challenge transcends all virtual runs - as does the stunning medal. From day one I learnt so much as it's a fascinating history lesson on the hoof. A lot of it took place around an area I'd lived in for years, and I had no idea about a fraction of the information which I unlocked en-route via the postcards and podcasts. I can't wait to run with the other 5 wives and the lovely Secret London Runs community of runners."
HELEN MAZA

"I loved the Catherine of Aragon challenge. Learning more about this amazing Queen and what she went through while virtually walking in her shoes was really inspiring and it’s got me looking forward to the next challenge. The podcasts and postcards which accompanied the route were also a delight."
VICKY HALLAM

"Really enjoying the Catherine of Aragon challenge. The perfect combination of two of my favourite things; history and running. History has so often been written by men, about men, so it’s great to find out more about the women behind Henry VIII and their journeys. Looking forward to discovering lots of fun facts about the other 5 Queens too over the course of the year!"
JOANNA CRAIG

"The podcasts are amazing!!!"
RUTH PATEL