JACK THE RIPPER
On this 10k running tour, as we jog through the back-alleys of East London, you'll be transported back to Victorian London at the time of the Whitechapel Murders. Our tour begins by running you through the tragic events of 1888 and the surrounding social history: the victims, the police, the press and the conditions for East Londoners. But we'll also have time to explore a number of theories of that age-old question - Who Was Jack the Ripper?
STARTS/ENDS AT: Dorsett City Hotel, Aldgate
DISTANCE: 10km / 6 miles
TIME: Approx 2.5-3 hours (but can be longer depending on pace and number of questions)
SPEED: Each tour has a guide pace to keep you in your comfort zone. Nobody gets left behind
GROUP TOUR TICKETS: £19 plus 20% VAT - includes digital photos and finish-line snack.
DATES & TIMES: See various dates/times in October & November below.
DATES & PACES
HALF WALK / HALF RUN
Mixing short intervals of gentle jogging with walking. Join this if you're worried about the distance.
Thursday 28th October 6:30pm
Friday 12th November 6:30pm
For those who usually run 10k in 11-13 minute miles
Thursday 21st October 6:30pm
Friday 22nd October 6:30pm
Sunday 31st October 5:00pm
Saturday 13th November 5:00pm
For those who usually run 10k in 11 minute miles and under
Saturday 16th October 5:00pm
Friday 29th October 6:30pm
Thursday 4th November 6:30pm
Book a private tour for your running club, colleagues or a group of friends at a date/time of your choice.
Do you know a runner who would love this tour? Our dark running tours make perfect gifts...
"What a brilliant concept! My husband, friend, and I found this online and signed up immediately. I am so glad we did! It was such a great way to learn the fascinating history of Jack the Ripper and see all the best dark alleys in London! This tour is extremely well done and enjoyable. Thank you, Vikki, for taking such great care of us!"
5* TRIPADVISOR REVIEW
"Another fantastic running tour from Secret London Runs! I just finished watching the BBC documentary and your tour was way better and your ideas about the suspect much more plausible... Thanks Claire for a great run!"
"Fantastic running tour around Whitechapel, hearing the story of the UK’s most notorious serial killer. Importantly, the tour focused on the victims and made sure their stories were known. As we were running, we covered more ground than your average Jack the Ripper tour and really got to delve into Whitechapel’s past."
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