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Derby Santa Run

Sunday 05 December 2021

9:00 - 15:00

A group of Santa's standing in a semicircle

This Christmas, join us as we dash through Markeaton Park as we bring you, in partnership with our friends at Derby and Burton Hospitals Charity and Chesterfield Royal, the Derby Santa Run! 

This Christmas, join us as we dash through Markeaton Park as we bring you, in partnership with our friends at Derby and Burton Hospitals Charity and Chesterfield Royal, the Derby Santa Run! 

Taking place on Sunday 5 December, this festive event is perfect for the whole family… whether you want to hop, skip, dance or run the route “yule” be sure to have lots of fantastic festive fun. As a gift from us to you this Christmas, everyone who signs up to take part will also receive their very own Santa suit (under-3s are free but do not receive a suit) before they start the run; while you’ll also receive a finishers medal and goody bag once you’ve crossed the finish line.

And to get all the family involved, the event is also open to your ‘Santa Paws’, so bring your pooches along too*. To help make the event 'pawsome' for the four-legged friends taking part, there's also the opportunity to purchase a Festive Dog Bandanna when booking - because we wouldn't want the pooches to feel left out!

The route:

Markeaton Park is set to be filled with Santas who are invited to take on either the 2.5km route (one lap) or the 5km route (two laps) as they help spread the Christmas cheer.

Pre or post-run, there's also the chance for you to enjoy families festivities in the park with a free elf trail, festive food, music and much more.

Running waves on the day:

  • Wave 1: The run starts at 11am 
  • Wave 2: The run starts at 1pm 

Ticket prices:

  • Adult (14-years-old and above): £12.50 (prices include the Santa suit – one size fits all)
  • Under-14s: £5 (prices include the Santa suit – suit sizes are 5-8 years old and 9-14 years old)
  • Doggy Bandana: £2.50

Festive Fundraising for Rainbows:

Every penny you raise from fundraising for the Derby Santa Run really will make a big difference to brightening short lives - and fundraising couldn't be easier. You can do it in many ways, including:

  • creating a Facebook Fundraiser for Rainbows - simply by clicking here - then promote it via social media and ask your friends, family and colleagues to sponsor you
  • creating a JustGiving page
  • by downloading a paper sponsorship form, simply by clicking the purple button below

Download a sponsorship form

By raising £50 in sponsorship, you could help fund a home visit from a Rainbows nurse for one of our families. To say “thank you” for your incredible fundraising, we’ll send anyone who raises £50 or above a Rainbows tote bag.

We'd also love to see your photos as you take part, so make sure you tag us in any posts you put on social. We'll be sure to shout about your fantastic achievements in helping us brighten short lives!
You can find out more about our Derby Santa Run, by contacting our Supporter Relations Team, via email

Please read the Terms and Conditions 

*Please note, dogs are FREE to enter but all dogs MUST be on a lead at ALL times.

 

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