Bowler Hat Send Off

Start line
09:30 – 10:10
Honouring the birthplace of the bowler hat runners will be waved off by our bowler hatted Londoners!


Dr Johnson’s Party

Mile 5.1
09:30 – 12:00
Wonder at the world of wordsmithery as (with help from our friends at Dr Johnson's House) the life and work of Dr Johnson, creator of the English dictionary is celebrated.


Postal Past Celebration

Mile 6.3
09:30 – 12:30
The Post Office Vehicle Owners Club and the Postal Museum  help bring yesteryear to life as they reveal the fascinating stories behind postal history.


Bow Bells

Mile 6.6
10:00 – 11:30
The Bow Bells of nursery rhyme fame will be ringing a very special ‘Date touch’ celebrating 2018 and showcasing St Mary-Le-Bow Church.


Roman Reception

Mile 6.8
10:00 – 13:00
Head down to the Guildhall Yard for a Roman Reception offering gladiator fighting, centurion drilling and plenty of fun celebrating Londinium life in Roman times.

  • The Guildhall Art Gallery will be running an ‘Ask an Archaeologist’ session from 10.30 until 13.00. No booking required just drop in to enjoy a tour of the Amphitheatre and find out more about Roman artefacts.

  • Our re-enactment company will be performing shows every half an hour between 10:15 and 11:45. (Military shows at 10.15 and 11.15 and a Gladiator shows at 10:45 and 11:45).
  • The Museum of London will be offering fun activities for all the family.


Billingsgate Roman House and Baths Experience

Mile 9.8
10:00 – 13:30
Beneath the cobbles of the Square Mile lies a wonderful world of Roman history. Visit the bath house for a tour that offers an insight in to ancient life in the City.


Suffragist Pageant

Mile 12.5
10:15 – 14:15
Celebrate the 100 year centenary with our suffragist cheerers and our history tours.


Harry Potter Party

Mile 12.9
10:00 – 14:00
We’re throwing a Harry Potter Party to celebrate all things boy wizard! Expect wand duelling and general wizardry!


Historic Finish

Finish line
10:30 – 14:30
Our celebratory Historic Finish will see some of London’s famous historic residents handing out medals to runners.