Jack the Ripper Running Tour - Speedy (10K at 10 min/mile pace)

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Sign up for a haunted tour of London, with a twist. Great for experienced runners who can maintain a 10 min per mile pace over 10k, entrants will run passed a number of London's iconic landmarks. Come to learn more about one of London's most infamous characters while keeping fit.
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Where and when
Location
9 Aldgate High St, London EC3N 1AH, UK
Start times
Sat 22nd Feb 2020
Speedy (10 minute per mile pace over 10KMs):
5:00pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Jack the Ripper Running Tour - Speedy (10K at 10 min/mile pace)
Speedy (10 minute per mile pace over 10KMs)
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10km
£19.00
Route information
This intimate running route follows Jack the Ripper's path of destruction through London's East End. At each murder location runners will learn something new about the infamous murderer.
Once you have hit all the locations you will be a bonafide expert. You will end the night discussing all the possible conspiracy theories that have left Jack the Ripper the most notorious butcher in London's history.
This event makes up part of a larger series across a number of dates from January to November. 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 10k in 10 - 12 minute miles)
Speedy (if you're comfortable running 10k in 10 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
  • Informative guided run of Jack the Ripper and all the myths that come along with it at a 'Speedy' pace
  • Photography
  • Snack
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How to get there
9 Aldgate High St, London EC3N 1AH, UK
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Address: Dorsett City Hotel, 9 Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AH
Tube: Aldgate Tube Station is nearest to the meeting point, which lies on the circle line.
Event day logistics
Schedule:
17:00 - Start
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before you are scheduled to leave.
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Spectator Info
Given this event is a casual run (not a race) and operates on open roads and pathways, it is not suitable for spectators. However, if you have family or friends that want to meet up afterwards they are more than welcome.
FAQ's
What is London's Secret Runs?
London's Secret Runs operates various educational runs through London, giving an interesting overview of the historical meaning behind landmarks and secret back alleys.
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The pace that I want isn't available on this date, will there be other dates?
Of course, this event runs from March to October with the various speeds offered throughout that time. If your preferred speed isn't available on this day, be sure to check out another date for this event.
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Where does the Jack the Ripper 10k start?
The run starts at the Dorsett City Hotel, 9 Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AH. The nearest tube is Aldgate station.
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What if I can't run as fast as everyone else?
Secret Runs London knows that not everyone enjoys their runs at the same speed and so have created the same run with three different speeds to cater for runners of all types. Choose between the Walk/Run pace, which is half walking and half gentle jogging, Steady, for those comfortable running 10k in 10-12 minute miles, and Speedy which is designed for those comfortable running 10k in 10 minute miles or less. There will also be stops for breathers, interesting facts, and awesome games along the way.
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Is there an age limit for the Jack the Ripper tour?
Yes, there is a minimum age of 18 years old for these tours.
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What is Secret London Runs?
Secret London Runs operates various educational runs through London, giving an interesting overview of the historical meaning behind landmarks and secret back alleys. The pace that I want isn't available on this date,
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will there be other dates?
Of course, this event runs from March to October with the various speeds offered throughout that time. If your preferred speed isn't available on this day, be sure to check out another date for this event.
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Where does the Jack the Ripper 10k start?
The run starts at the Dorsett City Hotel, 9 Aldgate High Street, London EC3N 1AH. The nearest tube is Aldgate station.
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What if I can't run as fast as everyone else?
Secret Runs London knows that not everyone enjoys their runs at the same speed and so have created the same run with three different speeds to cater for runners of all types. Choose between the Walk/Run pace, which is half walking and half gentle jogging, Steady, for those comfortable running 10k in 10-12 minute miles, and Speedy which is designed for those comfortable running 10k in 10 minute miles or less. There will also be stops for breathers, interesting facts, and awesome games along the way.
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Is there an age limit for the Jack the Ripper tour?
Yes, there is a minimum age of 18 years old for these tours.
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