Santa Fun Run
Run Santa Run!
From Lapland to London - thousands of Father Christmas' will descend on Victoria Park in a bid to raise funds for charity.
Join Breast Cancer UK in London's annual Santa Run 2017 and help us prevent breast cancer.
Over 4000 Santa's will hop on their sleigh and make their way to London in a christmas mission to raise huge amounts for hundreds of charities, including Breast Cancer UK.
Taking place on Sunday 3 December, the fun run is set to bring a flash of red christmas cheer to Victoria Park London, as Santa's from around the country tackle the 5km and 10km courses. Every aspiring santa who takes part in the run will receive a free santa costume.
How do I get involved?
You can support Breast Cancer UK in this years Santa Run by registering here (you will be redirected to the organizers webpage - Do it for Charity)
Also included is the children's fun run - a shorter course of 200m for little legs - anyone under eight can take part and will even get their own costume and medal! Anyone over eight can take part in the main event.
Still not convinved? watch a short video of last year's run here
But I'm not fit enough to run 5K!
No problem, there are lots of websites and apps out there to help you train for the run. Below are a few recommendations to help get you up and running!
The NHS couch to 5k is a fab website for training tips and advice, and training plans!
Running Bug is also a great website, it has beginners, intermediate and advanced running plans
Runner’s World also has lots of training tips, some are only available to subscribers but there are lots of free articles and plans too. Here’s a 6 week plan for example.
Don't forget to share your training pics with us and help inspre others!
Come on, lets don our santa suits and take action for prevention.