Great Gorilla Run

 
 
ADDRESS
Tower Bridge, Tower Bridge Road, Bankside, Tower Bridge Road, London SE1 2UP 
 
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Dates:
Saturday 20th September 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
Sat 10.30am
 
PRICES
Entry fee: £50 (includes a gorilla suit which you get to keep!)
 
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Great Gorilla RunThere's some serious monkey business going on in London this September; back for its 12th year the Great Gorilla Run will be bounding through the streets of the capital. Aiming to raise money to save the world's remaining gorillas, hundreds of people will be pulling on their gorilla costumes and running, jogging or walking the 7km City and Bankside route. Expect to see many humorously adapted costumes, including cheerleading gorillas prancing across Tower Bridge and ballerina gorillas perfecting their poise by the Tate Modern. Runners hoping to participate need to pay a registration fee which can be done through The Gorilla Organisation website (a gorilla costume is included!) and should head to the London Underwriting Centre off Mincing Lane in the City of London where the run starts and finishes.

 

About Tower Bridge

Competing with the London Eye for the capitals most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its spectacular high walkways, elevated 140ft above the Thames. The East Walkway boasts fantastic views of the Docklands and the elegant Canary Wharf, while from the West Walkway you can compare the mixed architectural styles of City Hall, the Tower Of London, St Paul's Cathedral, the City, Big Ben and the London Eye. More about Tower Bridge

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Bermondsey Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
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Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
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Tower Bridge events

 
Barge Driving RacesBarge Driving RacesBarge Driving RacesWatch from the riverbank as competitors use traditional skills to steer a barge using a single sweep or oar and see competitors collect flags from target barges. The Dave Pope Challenge goes from Waterloo Bridge to Tower Bridge and is followed by a second shorter race, The Steve Faldo Memorial Barge Drive, from Westminster Bridge to Tower Bridge wh14th September 2014Sunday 14th September 2014 Where:
Tower Bridge,   Tower Bridge Road  Tower Bridge Road    SE1 2UP
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Barge Driving Races
event > Kids Events
DATES  Sunday 14th September 2014
VENUE  Tower Bridge 
Watch from the riverbank as competitors use traditional skills to steer a barge using a single sweep or oar and see competitors collect flags from target barges. The Dave Pope Challenge goes from Waterloo Bridge to Tower Bridge and is followed by a second shorter race, The Steve Faldo Memorial Barge Drive, from Westminster Bridge to Tower Bridge wh... More about this event
 
Great Gorilla RunGreat Gorilla RunGreat Gorilla RunThere's some serious monkey business going on in London this September; back for its 12th year the Great Gorilla Run will be bounding through the streets of the capital. Aiming to raise money to save the world's remaining gorillas, hundreds of people will be pulling on their gorilla costumes and running, jogging or walking the 7km City and Bankside20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Tower Bridge,   Tower Bridge Road  Tower Bridge Road    SE1 2UP
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Great Gorilla Run
event > Sporting Events > Other Sports- Marathons, Runs & Triathlons
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014
VENUE  Tower Bridge 
There's some serious monkey business going on in London this September; back for its 12th year the Great Gorilla Run will be bounding through the streets of the capital. Aiming to raise money to save the world's remaining gorillas, hundreds of people will be pulling on their gorilla costumes and running, jogging or walking the 7km City and Bankside... More about this event
 
 

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