VE DAY ANNIVERSARY RUN.

VIRTUAL RUN TOUR.

As part of the VE Day Anniversary Celebrations, we are hosting a virtual VE Day Run Club on Sunday, May the 8th alongside Care For Veterans Charity as they host a VE Day 10km challenge.

You can simply head off and run, walk, crawl or cycle 10km or you can take part in central London with the special route we have put together.

The special route goes past many war memorials and places of significance for the VE Anniversary.

See more details of the Care For Veterans Challenge by hitting the button and get involved with their larger UK wide event raising money for a great cause.

EVENT DETAILS.

At each memorial 'checkpoint' you will be able to access a link to a short video and presentation on the memorial. This can be your short break or you can listen on the move.

For those not in London or where it is not practical to complete this route, we will have segments that represent the same distance between each memorial. When you have hit the segment distance, you can then watch and listen to the video presentation on that memorial. So, based on the 'memorials' and information below, you can see the distances between each. You would watch video 1 and then move 1.9km to watch video 2, then 2.75km to watch video 3 and so on.

You can join the routes anywhere you like, just see the digital map for what the memorials are at each point. It's very flexible. On the map link (provided by mapometer) you will see pin drops and exclamation marks for the important points along the way. These correspond with each of the memorials listed below. Therefore, when you reach one, click on the map to see what it is and then watch the corresponding video.

Please take photos and videos of yourself on the way and share them on social media.

NOTE: THIS EVENT CAN BE COMPLETED ANYTIME OVER THE WEEKEND BUT THE CARE FOR VETERANS EVENT IS ON SUNDAY 8TH.

ROUTE.

10KM

POINT 1 - 12

MEMORIALS.

0. 

WELCOME!

A WELCOME AND INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO

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1. 

THE CHURCHILL ARMS

START POINT

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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2.

CHURCHILLS HOUSE BLUE PLAQUE

1.9KM FROM THE START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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3.

LOCATION OF Z BATTERY ANTI-AIRCRAFT

2.75KM FROM POINT 2 

 

4.65KM FROM START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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4.

FIND THE D DAY TREE - EYES DOWN

1.1KM FROM POINT 3

1.1KM FROM POINT 3

 

5.75KM FROM THE START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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5.

STATUE OF EISENHOWER & ROOSEVELT

0KM FROM POINT 4

1.1KM FROM POINT 3

 

5.75KM FROM THE START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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6.

CHURCHILL AND ROOSEVELT STATUE ALLIES MEMORIAL

0.95KM FROM POINT 5

2.05 FROM POINT 3

6.7KM FROM THE START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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7.

SIR KEITH PARK RAF FIGHTER COMMAND

1.1KM FROM POINT 6

3.1KM FROM POINT 3

 

7.8KM FROM THE START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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8.

CABINET WAR ROOMS

0.6KM FROM POINT 7

3.75KM FROM POINT 3

8.4KM FROM THE START

CABINET WAR ROOMS

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9.

CHURCHILLS ADDRESS ON VE DAY

0.3KM FROM POINT 8

4.05KM FROM POINT 3

 

8.7KM FROM THE START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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10.

ROYAL TANK CORPS MEMORIAL

0.6KM FROM POINT 9

4.65KM FROM POINT 3

 

9.3KM FROM THE START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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11.

BATTLE OF BRITAIN MEMORIAL

0.6KM FROM POINT 10

5.25KM FROM POINT 3

9.9KM FROM THE START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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12.

CHURCHILLS STATUE

0.3KM FROM POINT 11

5.55KM FROM POINT 3

10.2KM FROM THE START

GOOGLE MAPS LINK

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