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Christmas Lights Running Tour

1 race scheduled · 10 participants · Thu 10th Dec 2020 · London
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About this event

Join the festive fun with this unique take on a Christmas 5k. Great for those looking to combine fitness with festive fun, the course visits the very best Christmas lights that London has to offer. Come to gaze in wonder at the sparkling lights or to discover some of London's secrets.

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Running tours and events in London. We'll show you a side of London that most people will never see. Thousands of people join our themed running tours every year to uncover London's hidden past, catch up with friends, meet new people and work up a sweat.

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Tickets available until Wed Dec 09 2020

What's included:

  • Expertly planned route through the heart of the capital
  • Christmas themed snack
  • Santa hat
  • Small personal group
  • Classic Christmas songs played over a loud speaker (sing-a-long optional)
  • A history loving guide
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FAQ
Are there other speeds available?
There are 3 total paces, Walk-Running in a Winter Wonderland (comfortable mixing light jogging with walking), Gentle Jingle (Running 5k in 12-13min/miles), and Merrily Medium (Running 5k in 11-12 min miles). If the speed you want isn't available on this date, check out some other dates to find the one right for you.… read more
FAQ
What are the Junior tickets?
Junior tickets allow U18's who are accompanied by an adult to participate in the 5ks.… read more
FAQ
How big are groups?
Groups are a maximum of 10 people per pace.… read more
Route description
Route description

This Christmas Lights Running Tour will see groups of 10 people running around London at its most festive time of the year.

While the route will remain the same, there are different paces available depending on the speed you are most comfortable with.

5k:

The Tour

The group will meet at Trafalgar Square (near the fountains), home of London's iconic Christmas Tree.

On this expertly-planned (and brand new) route, you'll marvel at the lights of Carnaby Street, Regent Street, Oxford Street, Trafalgar Square, Bond Street, Marylebone, Baker Street and many more places you may or may not have heard of.

The 5k Tour ends at Baker Street Station.

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.

Walk-Running in a Winter Wonderland

This is for people comfortable mixing short intervals of gentle jogging with walking.

Logistics and schedule

Please arrive in plenty of time to ensure the rest of the group are not waiting for you.

18:00: Walk-Running in a Winter Wonderland 5k Starts

(Approx.) 19:00: Walk-Running in a Winter Wonderland 5k Ends

Spectators

This event is not suitable for spectators.

How to get there

Trafalgar Square, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK

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Address: Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DN, UK

Trafalgar Square is easily accessible by tube at Embankment and train at Charing Cross Station.

Embankment sits on the Bakerloo, Circle and District, and Northern lines.

5k Finish: Baker Street Station

Baker Street sits on the Bakerloo, Circle and Hammersmith & City, Jubilee, and Metropolitan lines.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Are there other speeds available?
There are 3 total paces, Walk-Running in a Winter Wonderland (comfortable mixing light jogging with walking), Gentle Jingle (Running 5k in 12-13min/miles), and Merrily Medium (Running 5k in 11-12 min miles). If the speed you want isn't available on this date, check out some other dates to find the one right for you.
FAQ
What are the Junior tickets?
Junior tickets allow U18's who are accompanied by an adult to participate in the 5ks.
FAQ
How big are groups?
Groups are a maximum of 10 people per pace.
FAQ
What do I need to bring with me?
Bring your ticket on your phone and water if you usually run with it. Wear warmer clothes than you usually would for a run of this length as there will be a couple of stops throughout the run as the guides unveil London's untold history.
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