Great Fire of London Running Tour - Steady (11-13 minute miles)

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Set your curiosity ablaze with this 5k run tour that follows the path of destruction caused by the Great Fire of London. The route will begin at the source of the fire, and be run at a steady 11-13min/mile jog from Monument to the Museum of London, answering all your burning questions.
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Great Fire of London Running Tour - Steady Pace (For those comfortable running 5k in 11-13 minute miles)
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Calendar
Thu 3rd Sep 2020
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London, United Kingdom
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<5m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Monument Station, King William St, London EC4R 9AA, UK
Start times
Thu 3rd Sep 2020
Great Fire of London Running Tour - Steady Pace (For those comfortable running 5k in 11-13 minute miles):
6:30pm
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Great Fire of London Running Tour - Steady Pace (For those comfortable running 5k in 11-13 minute miles)
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5km
£9.50 - £18.00
Route information
This 5K run is the the perfect combination of fitness, facts, and fire (but not in your lungs) as it follows the Great Fire of London's path of destruction through the city. The route will begin at the source of the fire at Monument station, and will pass and stop at key locations along the way, exploring the hard hitting questions and conspiracies surrounding the blaze with your knowledgeable guide.
This event makes up part of a larger series across a number of dates from April to September. Please note: this is a casual run and not a race. There are three different paces to choose from which are detailed below:
Half Walk/Half Run (mixing up intervals of gentle jogging with walking)
Steady (if you're comfortable running 5k in 11 - 13 minute miles)
Speedy (if you're comfortable running 5k in 11 minute miles and under)
Each speed falls across different dates throughout the year, so if you can't find the one you're looking for then be sure to check out another date.
What's included
  • 5k tour at the pace of your choice with a knowledgeable guide
  • Bag drop partnership with Luggage Hero for a small cost
  • Snack
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How to get there
Monument Station, King William St, London EC4R 9AA, UK
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Address:
Start: Monument tube Station, Fish Street Hill Exit, London EC3R 8AH
End: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, Barbican, London EC2Y 5HN
The closest tube stations to Museum of London are Barbican and St Pauls.
Event day logistics
Schedule:
Steady Pace:
18:30: Start
20:00: End
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before you are scheduled to leave.
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Spectator Info
Given this is a guided tour on open roads and pathways it is not suitable for spectators. However, if you have family and friends that would like to join after the race then please feel free to invite them down, or better yet - sign them up too.
FAQ's
What are the different paces available for the Great Fire of London running tour?
There are three different paces available for this event. Participants can choose between Half Walk/Half Run (mixing up intervals of gentle jogging with walking), Steady (if you're comfortable running 5k in 11 - 13 minute miles), Speedy (if you're comfortable running 5k in 11 minute miles and under). If your desired pace is not available on this day, please check out the many other dates offered for this event.
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Are kids allowed on the Great Fire of London Running Tour?
Yes, there is no age cut off for this event, but kids must be accompanied for the run by a paying adult.
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Will there be stops along the way for the Great Fire of London running tour?
Yes, there will be plenty of stops along the way to see key landmarks for the fire as well as to learn awesome new facts.
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What should I pack for the Great Fire of London running tour?
The run is only 5k long and is a casual run so pack light. That being said, depending on the weather, you may want to bring a sweater for the stops, or water to keep hydrated. You will be provided with a snack at the end of the route.
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What are the different paces available for the Great Fire of London running tour?
There are three different paces available for this event. Participants can choose between Half Walk/Half Run (mixing up intervals of gentle jogging with walking), Steady (if you're comfortable running 5k in 11 - 13 minute miles), Speedy (if you're comfortable running 5k in 11 minute miles and under). If your desired pace is not available on this day, please check out the many other dates offered for this event.
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Are kids allowed on the Great Fire of London Running Tour?
Yes, there is no age cut off for this event, but kids must be accompanied for the run by a paying adult.
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Will there be stops along the way for the Great Fire of London running tour?
Yes, there will be plenty of stops along the way to see key landmarks for the fire as well as to learn awesome new facts.
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What should I pack for the Great Fire of London running tour?
The run is only 5k long and is a casual run so pack light. That being said, depending on the weather, you may want to bring a sweater for the stops, or water to keep hydrated. You will be provided with a snack at the end of the route.
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