This event celebrates London’s wonderful culture and heritage, with runners and spectators able to discover London’s ‘quirky and hidden’ secrets.

You will start on Pall Mall and finish by Downing Street, and have fabulous views of London’s most iconic landmarks including Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s Column, the Gherkin, the Shard, the Tower of London and the London Eye. 

Take a look at the full route map here!

This race is truly unique in its style - mile markers along the route will reveal unusual facts about the city.

How to enter

This event is provisionally scheduled for Saturday 24 March 2019. The date will be confirmed by the race organisers soon.

In the meantime, you can register your interest in taking part in this event by emailing

Please read our Terms and conditions for more information.

    What you get as part of #TeamMencap

    By signing up and raising funds for Mencap you will be helping us to support people with a learning disability to live their lives as they choose.

    In return, you'll receive the following fantastic support, including:

    • a Mencap running vest
    • great fundraising tips
    • training advice
    • big cheers on the day
    • a post-race reception.

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