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Christmas Lights Running Tour

3 races scheduled · 30 participants · Sat 12th Dec 2020 · London
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About this event

Join the festive fun with this unique take on a Christmas run. 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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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Dec 11 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
10k - Merrily Medium
4:30pm Sat 12th Dec 2020

Run 10km

10k - Gentle Jingle
5:00pm Sat 12th Dec 2020

Run 10km

5k - Gentle Jingle
5:30pm Sat 12th Dec 2020

Run 5km

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Will I be able to keep up in the Christmas Lights Running Tours?
Your guide will run at the pace of the slowest runner so that no one is left behind. Runners are asked to sign up to the group that they are most comfortable with, so you should be grouped with runners of a similar pace. See Course Details above for more information.… 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
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.… 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.

Gentle Jingle

This is for people who are comfortable running 5k in 12-13 minute miles.

10k:

The Tour

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

From there, the group will fly through the streets of the capital and you'll be able to marvel at the famous lights of Carnaby Street, Regent Street, Trafalgar Square, Oxford Street, Paddington, Kensington Palace, Bond Street and many more places you may not be familiar with.

The tour will last about 2 hours and finishes at Notting Hill 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.

Gentle Jingle

This is for people comfortable running 10k in 12-13 minute miles.

Merrily Medium

This is for people who are comfortable running 10k in 11-12 minute miles.

Logistics and schedule

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

16:30: Merrily Medium 10k Start

17:00: Gentle Jingle 10k Start

17:30: Gentle Jingle 5k Start

(Approx.) 18:30: Merrily Medium 10k Ends

(Approx.) 18:30: Gentle Jingle 5k Ends

(Approx.) 19:00: Gentle Jingle 10k Ends

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.

10k Finish: Notting Hill Station

Notting Hill Gate Station sits on the Central and Circle and District lines.

5k Finish: Baker Street Station

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

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Will I be able to keep up in the Christmas Lights Running Tours?
Your guide will run at the pace of the slowest runner so that no one is left behind. Runners are asked to sign up to the group that they are most comfortable with, so you should be grouped with runners of a similar pace. See Course Details above for more information.
FAQ
What are the Junior tickets?
Junior tickets allow U18's who are accompanied by an adult to participate in the 5ks.
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.
FAQ
How big are groups?
Groups are a maximum of 10 people per pace.
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