Crime & Punishment Running Tour (Speedy Sub-11min/miles pace)
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Take a trip back in time through London's criminal underworld of dungeons, gallows, and famous executions. This speedy-paced (sub-11 min/mile) running tour gives a gentle yet active approach to the law and order of London's past and colourful history.
Speedy Paced 10k Run (sub-11min/miles)
Sat, 9 Oct 2021
London, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on location
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Tower Hill, London EC3N 4DR, UK
Sat, 9 Oct 2021
Speedy Paced 10k Run (sub-11min/miles):6:30pm
Come and learn about the darker side of London's history on this informative tour of Crime and Punishment. Your guides will teach you everything about the grim demise to Britain's most infamous criminals. On this 10k speedy run you will follow in the footsteps of London's most notorious convicted criminals making the journey from Newgate Prison to Tyburn Gallows.
This event makes up part of a larger series across a number of dates from September to October. This event is a casual run and not a race (sub-11 min/mile).
Too fast or too slow for you? Each speed falls across different dates throughout the year, follow the links below to the event that best suits your style of tour:
- Expertly planned route accommodating all paces (on different tours)
- A friendly history buff guide
- Small groups
- Plenty of opportunities to photograph the London landscape
How to get there
Tower Hill, London EC3N 4DR, UKGet full directions
Only a stones throw from the meeting location, the nearest station is Tower Hill, located on the circle and district lines.
Event day logistics
18:30 Tour starts
Tower Hill Station, EC3N 4DR (Next to the Roman Statue, A100, London, EC3N 4DR)
All entrants must be 18 years or older.
- No Smoking, Alcohol or drug consumption
- Arrive on time, admission to tour for latecomers is not guaranteed
- Tickets are non-refundable but you can transfer your date if you give the organiser 14 days notice
Is this event fast or too slow for you? Each speed falls across different dates throughout the year, follow the links below to the event that best suits your style of tour:
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What is the nearest tube station for the Crime and Punishment tour?
The best tube to get to the start is the Tower Hill tube station, which operates on the Circle and District lines.
What if I can't keep up with the pace?
There are multiple events with each operating at a different speed so please find the one that suits you best and sign up for that. Your guide will always keep to the pace of the slowest runner. The event accommodates all abilities here are the dates of the other Crime and Punishment tours with their relevant paces: 8th & 24th September: Steady Running (11 - 13 min/mile), 6th October: Run-walk intervals (13 min/mile + some gentle jogging), and 9th October: Running (Sub-11 min/mile).
How long is the Crime and Punishment route?
This route is 10k and works its way through central London.
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