***Warning – this review contains sexual references*** (but is quite tame compared to the run itself!)
Review by Catherine Harker.
Well, what can I say. Secret London Run’s Sex In The City tour is the only 10k to leave you buzzing, quite literally, thanks to their saucy sex toy goody bag!
Our fabulous frolic through the smutty streets of London under the reign of randy Charles II is quite simply one of the most bizarre, hilarious and memorable runs.
Our guide Vanessa met us in the aptly named Cock Lane wearing a bright orange bobble hat which made her easy to follow as she led our group through the fruity adventure.
During the next hour and a half we skipped through the streets as Vanessa regaled us with smutty stories from the 17th century. The bed-hopping nobles and their affairs of the hearts……and other parts of their bodies.
We found the blue plaque dedicated to London’s second best prostitute (yes really, what a back handed compliment) and discovered her saucy sex game/circus trick which earned her a small fortune.
Vanessa, who’s impressive historical knowledge is only matched by her dirty laugh, introduced us to Colonel Condom who made it his mission to protect men from VD.
We found out about the dead Bishop who had his penis pinched and who the prime suspect was.
A good sprinkling of bawdy poetry kept us giggling as we notched up the miles until we reached the climax in Soho – so to speak.
After getting all hot and sweaty we were treated to a glass of Prosecco in a bar where we were presented with our reward – a sex toy from
Drinkers struggled to hear themselves think over the buzzing as a dozen, slightly squiffy, giggly runners tried out the settings of their race(y) ‘medals’ by rubbing them on their noses!
Bizarre but brilliant. I had such a great day and I’d highly recommend this as a pressie for a friend or an alternative hen-do.
The next Sex and The City tours are in September http://www.secretlondonruns.com/sex-in-the-city and Secret London Runs have a whole host of other events. Check out their website or Facebook page for more info.