Stars & Stripes

Celebrate Independence Day with a 6km run through London's hidden American history 

4th - 8th July, various times

 

How did Martin Luther King get stuck in Westminster Abbey? Where did a notorious aristocrat hide his wife's remains? And where did the original celebrity bartender mix a 'Hanky Panky' for the first time? 

 

Our specially-curated run will show you the secret history of famous American monuments, as well as hidden sights that noone else knows about.

So y'all feel comfortable, there are 3 different paces for the running tour that you choose between. 

WHERE IS IT?

DISTANCE

6

kilometres

4

miles

STARTS

ENDS

SPEED

YOURS

See the speed guide below to make sure you're in your comfort zone.

STOPS

10

For a yeehaw or two.

TIME

1-1.5 hours

FREE

American Flag

American Snacks

Secret London Runs cap

BAG DROP

No

pack light

Get your ticket

Please choose a speed that you're comfortable with and select a ticket. As well as this awesome tour, runners get a Secret London Runs cap, an American flag to wave as we run and a snack at the end.

Super Chilled

You run 5k in 35 minutes or more. We'll get everyone to the end together...

Chilled

Your usual running pace is between 30 and 35 minutes for 5k.

Pacey
Your usual running pace is faster than a 30 minute 5k

Speeds are a rough guide to help runners stay in their comfort zone. Email hello@secretlondonruns.com with any queries. 

 

Stars & Stripes Reviews

"SO. MUCH. FUN. I learned a lot - and I'm an American - and it was all interesting stuff. I've already booked my next tour!" Christine, London

"This tour was a great way to learn about American connections within London. I'm really looking forward to my next run"
Charlotte, Kent

"Loved this run, the American theme throws up some fascinating facts of history. "
Elaine, Hampshire

Secret London Runs

out of 200

outdoor things to do
in London

LONDON
TRIPADVISOR

"Yes, that means running between the sights" 

N. QUENTIN WOLF

LONDONIST PODCAST

"That’s right, a mini marathon around London fuelled only by Dutch courage and juniper."

METRO

"Exercise and learning, it’s a win on all self-improvement counts."

COACH MAGAZINE

"Secret Runs London is such an exciting concept" 

RUNNER'S GUIDE TO LONDON

Meet your guide

Alex is a wonderful tour guide and resident historian at Secret London Runs.

Born in upstate New York, Alex moved to London last year to study for her Masters and fell in love with it.

 

Alex loves history, America, London and running - who better to lead our Stars & Stripes tour?!

She's jolly nice too...

Not about during these times?

Book this tour as a private tour at a time that suits you.

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