The 2019 Santa Fun Run & Walk – 22nd December 2019
The Unit 1 Martial Arts Chesterfield Santa Fun Run & Walk is now open for entries. This year’s event is planned to be bigger and better than last year, which had people taking part from Mexico, Switzerland and all over the UK.
Our charity partner for 2019 is Ashgate Hospicecare.
This is a great event for all the family and starts the festive celebrations. We expect 1500 Santa’s to converge on Queens Park, Chesterfield.
The 1500m starts at 9.30am.
The 5k starts at 10.30am.
Participants aged 16+ and children aged 11 – 15 years can choose to run/walk either the 1500m or the 5k. Those entering the 5k can also take part in the 1500m at no extra cost.
Children aged 10 years and under can only run/walk the 1500m.
The start and finish for both events is near to the Cricket Pavilion. All on park footpaths, the 5k is four complete laps of the park, the 1500m is 1 lap up and round the lake. Both courses are traffic free and marshalled and suitable for all abilities to run/walk. A Santa Suit is included in the entry fee and all finishers will receive a commemorative medal.
Entry Fees (including a Santa Suit) are as follows:
Aged 16 years plus – £12 for either the 5k or 1500m.
Children aged 11 – 15 – £7 for either the 5k or 1500m.
Children aged up to 10 – £5 for the 1500m.
From the beginning of December, Santa Suits and participant numbers can be collected from Monday to Friday from Unit 1 Martial Arts and Fitness S41 7UW, between the hours of 4.30pm – 7.30pm. Collection will also be available on Saturday 21st December from Queens Park Sports Centre between 12 noon and 3pm, or on the Sunday morning between 8.30am and 10am.
Entries will only be taken on the day at Queens Park Sports Centre from 8.30am till 10am if there are any Santa Suits still available.
All entrants are encouraged to raise money for our charity partner Ashgate Hospicecare.
Please note that event entry fees, once accepted are NOT refundable. See club website for further information – https://cannonevents.co.uk.
This is not a timed event, entrants who wish to have a time for the run/walk must time themselves.
Run HQ will be in the Cricket Pavilion at Queens Park, with toilets, changing and showers available. Toilets, changing and showers will also be available at Queens Park Sports Centre. Refreshments will be available from Frederick’s cafe, the Cricket Pavilion and also from the Sports Centre. There will be some stalls selling tea, coffee etc.
To book your places on the run, please click on the link below: