Santa Fun Run - Sunday 10th December 2017

Valley Leisure’s Charity Santa Fun Run, raising funds for the Countess of Brecknock and The ‘I Can’ Therapy Centre.

Join the 1 mile run or walk through Andover’s Town Centre on Sunday 10th December, starting from Anton House (Simplyhealth).

Sign in from 8.00am, Warm up at 9.00am and Run at 9.15am.

Over 12’s £6.50 and Under 12’s £4.50. Due to suit sizing, only 2 options available.

Suits must be collected by Thursday 7th December.

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Charity Santa Fun Run FAQ – Sunday 10th December 2017

What is it?

First of all, it is not a race. This is a fun run of 1 mile through Andover town centre. You can run, jog or walk it. It is open to any age and ability, individual, family or group. As part of the fun run, the entry fee includes a Santa suit with a hat and beard for you to wear for the run. You may keep the suit. All entrants will receive a certificate upon completion of the course.

What does it cost?

The entry fee is:

  • Over 12’s – £6.50
  • Under 12’s – £4.50

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the run.
The entry fee covers administration, running costs, the Santa suits, and commemorative certificate.

All profits from the Fun Run will go to the Countess of Brecknock and the ‘I Can’ Therapy Centre in Andover.

What is the route and how difficult is it?

The route will start and finish at Anton House (Simplyhealth) on West Street.
Starting at Anton House, the route will take you through Marlborough Street Car Park, Chantry Street, West Street, Bridge Street, The High Street back to Anton House. There will be Marshals at key points to guide you. TVBC have given permission for road closures.
The route is easy going and suitable for all abilities.

What do I get for my entry fee?

You will be given a Santa Suit. These will be available for collection from the Riverside Bowl reception at 22-30 Bridge Street Andover prior to the event. All suits must be collected by Thursday 7th December (no suits will be issued after this date) and will be available from 1st November for collection. That way you can arrive at the start of the run already dressed as Santa with minimum fuss.

How do I enter?

You can register on our website www.valleyleisure.co.uk Bookings are only available online and the last booking date available would be Sunday 3rd December.

What happens if I can’t make it on the day?

We regret that there can be no refunds for non-attendance; however, all proceeds will be going to charity.

Do I have to sign in when I arrive?

Yes. For health and safety reasons, we need to know who is taking part, so it is vital that everyone signs in on arrival at Anton House. You can sign in from 8:00am on the day. There will also be a fun warm-up led by an instructor at 9:00am (optional).

Are there changing facilities at the venue?

There will be No changing facilities at Anton House (portable toilets only). We would suggest changing at home before you arrive.

Are there lockers for our possessions?

There is no facility in order to leave any possessions behind and we recommend that you only bring items that you are prepared to run with. Valley Leisure will take no responsibility for items left behind.

What do I need to wear?

You should wear comfortable and warm clothing under your Santa Suit according to weather conditions on the day. Suitable footwear, such as trainers are recommended.

Can I park at the venue?

There will be limited parking at the Start and Finish line at Anton House, however, there is free parking all around the Town Centre on a Sunday, the Black Swan car park and George Yard being the nearest. Please note that some roads will be closed for the event, between 9am – 10am for the run. This could restrict parking in the multi storey car park.

Are there toilets?

Yes, there are portable toilet facilities available at the start/finish at Anton House.

What time shall I arrive at the venue?

Arrival can be from 8:00am to sign in before the run starts at 9:15am.

Join In and Book Your Place

Please make sure to select Sunday 10th December 2017 when booking.