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The Santa Dash, Heaton Park, Saturday 11th December 2010

If you're joining us for the Santa Dash this Saturday 11th December please register with park run by 6pm on Friday (see down the page for details).

Meet us in Heaton Park, Prestwich at the Lakeside Cafe. A team from Barnabus will be there from 8.30am with Santa Suits. You can now pay for them on the day, or if you have already paid then you can collect your suit. The Run starts at 9.00am.

If you are coming by car, please come in via the Sheepfoot Lane Entrance and park up in the South Car Park. Walk towards the left hand side of the car park (facing the park) down the path turning left, follow the path round the lake to the right, we are meeting at the Lakeside Cafe by the lake. For directions by Bus or Tram see Park Runs Course Information or the Heaton Park website.

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Join us for some fun with a Santa Dash at Heaton Park on Saturday 11th December, 9.00am. The event is being organised by Park run (parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs in parks around the UK and the world) they are graciously supporting us to help raise much needed funds for our outreach on the streets and at our City centre Drop-in.

There's no requirement to raise sponsorship for this event, minimum entry is £10 per adult, and £5 per under-16s (includes Santa suit).

Runners of all abilities will be taking part, we welcome children and dogs; children under 11 must run with an adult, dogs must be on a lead. If you want to dress your dog in antlers (where would Santa be without Rudolf) please ask for permission first! All children and dogs must be happy to run and take part. Prizes for the first Santa's across the line (male , female and child categories).

Park Run at Heaton Park is regularly attended by up to 200 runners every week; so potentially you could be running with around 200 other Santa's we're sure this will be quite an exciting experience and definitely lots of fun, we really hope you will join us and make this an unforgettable day.

Register now in 3 easy steps

Step 1

Click on the Donate now button to pay securely online - minimum entry per person £10 adults, £5 children (if you're paying for other family members then it is possible to donate one total payment).

It's now too late to pay by cheque but we are now accepting payment on the day providing you have registered with park run before 6pm Friday 10th December. Please arrive in time to pay and change into your suit, we will be giving out suits from 8.30am, run starts at 9.00am.

Step 2

Visit Park Run, go to new runner and click on register here (each person/child running must register separately) click on registration form button at bottom of the page and fill in the form Under the Home run section Select Heaton Park

Park run will then send you a confirmation email together with your own unique Barcode number. Please keep this barcode number somewhere safe. You will need to hand this barcode in at the end of the run to find out your time for running the 5k.

Step 3

Click on our completion slip and fill out on line to confirm your entry. We will send you details of the Santa Run and ensure there is a Santa suit reserved for you to pick up on the morning of the event (or prior from our Barnabus Office if you prefer).

Published on Friday 8th October 2010

Keywords

Santa Run, Heaton Park, Park Run, Fundraising

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