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Great Gorilla RunThere's some serious monkey business going on in London this September; back for its 14th 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 8km 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!).

 

About Tower Bridge

With its views of the Tower Of London and The Shard, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its spectacular glass 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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London Bridge Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Bermondsey Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
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Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
2 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  30% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 4 minutes from Great Gorilla Run
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
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Guoman Tower, E1Q | 5 minutes from Great Gorilla Run
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £183  26% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 7 minutes from Great Gorilla Run
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The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Great Gorilla Run
Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... More
 
 
 
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The Architecture Foundation
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Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Great Gorilla Run
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 31 minutes from Great Gorilla Run
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40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Great Gorilla Run
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39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Great Gorilla Run
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 9 minutes from Great Gorilla Run
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