Bowler Hat Send Off

Runners experienced a race start like never before! The bowler hat was created at Lock & Co, which is located just a few yards from our race start. To celebrate this quirky fact our troop of bowler hatted volunteers sent off our runners in true London style.

Historic Mile Markers

Ever wondered where London's oldest shop is? Or wanted to discover London's Roman remains? Our mile markers pointed out London's fascinating history and helped runners discover its quirky and hidden secrets.

Themed Cheer Stations

Participants experienced the roar of Romans cheering them on and the thrill of Olympians throughout the ages shouting their names. Our themed cheer stations gave a glimpse into London's incredible history. From Victorian postmen to suffragettes, there were smiles at every mile hearing the cheers from Londoners gone by.

Famous History Characters

Some of Capital's most famous characters were at the finish line on race day. Dick Whittington and Henry VIII were amongst the many famous faces handing out well deserved medals.