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Updated 17 October 2017

Santa Fun Run - Sunday 10th December 2017

Santa Fun Run

Join in with 600 others dressed in a Santa Suit to run, jog or walk the 5km or 3km circuit of the Colchester Castle Park and raise money for the Cancer Centre Campaign. Every participant will receive a medal, water, chocolate and banana.

This year its a fun run with bells on! - Early bird discount prices until 10th November

Adults - 16 year's old and over £15 per person includes free Santa Fun Run Suit

Children- 5 - 15 year's old £7.50 per child includes free Santa Fun Hat

Teams of 10 or more - £7.50 per person includes free Santa suit for adults or hat for children

Register to enter the Santa Fun Run!

Women's and children's costumes

You can purchase children's & women's Santa suits - this is in addition to the entry fee. Santa suits will be available to collect at the event

£10 Child's Elf suit fits ages 3-5
£10 Child's santa Suit fits ages 5-8
£10 Youth's Santa Suit fits ages 9-14
£5 Ladies Santa Suit one size (instead of Free Adult Santa Fun Run Suit)

Fundraise doing the Santa Fun Run

We ask adults to raise £25, under 15s to raise £10, teams of 10 to raise £250 and families of 4 to raise £50.

There is a sponsorship form attached to your receipt pack or you can fundraise online at

Your entry fee covers the cost of putting on the event and but does not include a donation to the charity. If you do not fundraise or make a donation the charity will not benefit from your participation.

If you prefer you can make a donation instead of collecting sponsorship here

All the money raised will go to the Cancer Centre Campaign, and will benefit people being treated for cancer at Colchester General Hospital. For futher information click here

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