Bowler Hat Send Off

Experience a race start like never before! Did you know the bowler hat was created at Lock & Co, which is located just a few yards from the race start. To celebrate this quirky fact our troop of bowler hats will send you off 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 will point out London's fascinating history and help you discover its quirky and hidden secrets.

Themed Cheer Stations

Experience the roar of Romans cheering you on and the thrill of Olympians throughout the ages shouting your name. Our themed cheer stations will give you a glimpse into London's incredible history. From Victorian postmen to suffragettes, you'll smile at every mile hearing the cheers from Londoners gone by.

Famous History Characters 

Meet some of Capital's most famous characters on race day. Look out for Dick Whittington and his cat or celebrate in royal style with Henry VIII at the finish line. You never know who you might meet on race day!