SIGHTSEEING RUNNING TOURS IN LONDON
Award winning tours since 2009
CLASSIC RUNNING TOURS
SIGHTSEEING RUNNING TOURS
Combine an award winning sightseeing tour of London with a workout! The ORIGINAL top rated 5* running tour company in London. We plan your tour from start to finish, all you have to do is put on your trainers and come ready to explore! Suitable for all abilities, from beginners through to experienced runners. Individual, small group and corporate tours available. Join us on one of our specially designed Classic City Jogging Tours of London, or choose a tailor-made Customised City Jogging Tour to suit your needs.
Whichever option you choose, you can be sure of a truly unique experience, running through London with an experienced runner guide, while taking in the many sights and attractions that this remarkable city has to offer. Our Running Tours range in distance and cater for all abilities, from novice runners requiring a gentle stroll to runners training for endurance events such as marathons. These tours are private tours though we also offer a series of Group Running Tours and Group Training Runs on our Events page.
ICONIC LONDON 5km
Starting under Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square, this tour guides you through the heart of the city to see the classic sights, including the London Eye, 'Big Ben' and the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Experience some of the most famous sights of London on this memorable tour.
RIVERSIDE LONDON 7km
Starting at Tower Hill overlooking the infamous Tower of London, this pleasant riverside run takes you on a journey of discovery along the Thames, ending at the Houses of Parliament. Old meets new on this tour, as you uncover the history of many of the famous sights which make London's skyline so unique.
ROYAL LONDON 7km
Starting near St James's Park, discover the beauty and history of London's Royal Parks and palaces on this delightful route. Run towards Buckingham Palace, learn how to tell if the Queen is home! Continue towards Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens and discover Royal history while running through this historic and beautiful area.
ICONIC LONDON 10km
A longer version of our classic Iconic London tour. Starting under Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square (or at your hotel if you're staying in central London), this tour guides you through the heart of the city to see the classic sights. You'll experience some of the most famous sights of London on this memorable 10km tour.
RIVERSIDE & ROYAL 13km
Combine all of the highlights from our Riverside and Royal London tours on this delightful 13km run (exact distance can be customised according to your needs). Following a journey of discovery along the Thames towards the Houses of Parliament, link in to our Royal London tour to uncover the history of this beautiful area.
CUSTOMISED TOUR 5 - 35km
Our most popular option. Contact us to custom-design your very own running tour. Ideal if you prefer to start and finish at your hotel, if you need to run a certain distance while in training, or if you would like to see specific sites. Ask us to customise an existing tour option, or we can design a unique route just for you, based on your location!
CUSTOMISED RUNNING TOURS
CUSTOMISED RUNNING TOURS: LESS STOPPING
SCENIC LONDON 10km+
Starting from Camden Town or Great Portland Street, discover one of the most scenic running routes in London as you explore Primrose Hill and follow Regent's Canal into the oasis of Little Venice, with its interspersed waterways and footbridges. The history of the canal and famous residents await, before returning through beautiful parkland. Perfect for longer runs.
HEATHSIDE LONDON 10km+
Starting in Hampstead (or your hotel if in North London), run through London's ancient parkland on this picturesque route. Rich in flora and fauna, with Hampstead Ponds and Kenwood Estate to explore, it's easy to forget you are in a city as you run through the Heath. The highlight of the tour is the magnificent panoramic view across London, your reward for climbing Parliament Hill!
*NEW* RUN BUDDY 5 - 35km
Would you like to run in London but without the sightseeing commentary? Do you need a training run at a set distance or pace? Contact us to custom-design your very own 'Run-Buddy' run. Your Run-Buddy will start and finish at your hotel, apartment, workplace or other suitable location and accompany you on a run of your chosen distance and pace. All abilities welcome!
Some commonly asked questions - for more FAQs, click here
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do I need to be fit?
Our Running Tours and Events are suitable for all running abilities, from gentle joggers through to experienced marathon runners. We always go at your pace, and our usual tour format is to make regular stops for further explanations and photos along the route. We welcome all abilities, no one is left behind!
What's the cost?
Private tours are individually priced according to distance and number of participants, starting from £59 for a one person tour. See our Prices page for an overview of pricing. In the summer months we also offer a range of themed group running Events (usually 5-10 K distances) starting from £25 per person.
Where do we meet?
The most popular option is a Customised Tour starting at your hotel or apartment at a time of your choice. There are suggested meeting points for all private tours in the tour descriptions, but we can adapt the starting point according to your needs (request this during booking). Our Group Events have set meeting points.
Winner of 'London's Best Running Tour 2018', Alternative Tour of the Year 2019', Unique Tour Operator of the Year 2019'