4 Dec

Feeling Festive In Newcastle and Liverpool!

Liverpool along with many other cities in the country is hosting their annual Santa Run on the 6th December with a 9.30am start. Newcastle also hosts its own 4km Santa race and fun run on the 6th December (starting at 2pm) in aid of the Evening Chronicle Sunshine Fund. Hundreds of bearded, red-coated, black-booted Santa's are due to embrace the holiday spirit by running, walking and jogging the running routes.

The Liverpool Radio City Santa Dash entries have now passed the first milestone of 1,000 entries and it is noticeable that there has been a steady daily increase so get your entries in soon! There is also a 1K MINI DASH specifically for children aged 12 and under which starts at 11am. This short run has a limit of 500 entries which are reserved for children of the appropriate age. Entry forms for the Mini Dash can be downloaded or you can enter online

Santa Runners

5km Fun Run: Entry Fee which includes the santa suit: £20
1km Minidash: Entry Fee which includes the santa suit: £10
Commemorative medal, goody bag and T-shirt to all finishers

A map of the course and more information regarding race day events and fundraising are available along with online race entry details.


The annual Santa Run in newcastle, sponsored by Northumbrian Water, will kick off on Sunday December 6th from 2pm, where people of all ages will pull together with the hope to raise over £30,000. You can make it a great family festive outing by entering a family of two adults and two children for £25 (one adult and a child can take part for £12.50) or adults can enter the main run for £15. This includes your very own santa suit! Including beard! More information and entry forms can be obtained from the Sunshine Fund Website.