Ashby Santa

Fun Run &

Walk 2022!

Sunday 4th December 2022

1045 am

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First Santa Number Collection Day Saturday 19th November


We'll be hosting the first of 3 Santa Number collections in town this Saturday, 19th November. If you've already signed up to the Santa Fun Run & Walk then you'll need to collect your entry numbers from our Rotary Club stall in Ashby (outside Boots) on one of the 3 Saturdays in the lead up to the event (19th, 26th November and 3rd December). Come and see us at the Rotary Club gazebo between 1000 and 1600, all you'll need is the name and address of the main entrant and we'll hand over your entry numbers for the day.

There'll also be the opportunity for you to sign up for this years event and we'll have entry forms and ability to take payment by either cash or card. 

Entries now open for 2022 Ashby Santa Fun Run & Walk!

We're delighted to announce that online entry is now open for the Ashby Santa Fun Run & Walk! 

It's easiest to enter online by filling out our simple entry form here where you'll be taken through to the payment page to pay through PayPal using your PayPal account or debit/credit card. Entry fees are held at just £6 for all ages.

The Sign Up page also has a downloadable paper entry form if you'd like to enter this way with instructions on where to send forms and payment through to if you'd prefer.

Once your entry is confirmed you'll receive an email from us with further details on regarding collection of your entry number and further details in advance of the day.

Charities Announced for 2022 Santa Fun Run & Walk

Following careful consideration the organising committee have announced the charities to be supported at the 2022 Santa Fun Run & Walk. Continuing the theme of supporting smaller local charities, net proceeds from this years event will be shared between Hospice Hope, Ashby Foodbank and Wishes 4 Kids.

All of these charities do fantastic work in the local area and provide support to all ages. We look forward to working closely with them all for this years event. To find out more about the work that these great charities do, please see our charity information page.

Ashby Santa Fun Run Confirmed to Return in 2022!

We are delighted to announce the return of the Ashby Santa Fun Run & Walk 2022! We were really pleased with how things went at the return of the event in 2021 following easement of Covid restrictions and can't wait to welcome back lots of Santas again this year! Held as normal over the Ashby Christmas lights switch on weekend, we'll be holding our event on Sunday 4th December.

We'll be looking to open entries for this years event in October so keep an eye out here and on our Facebook page for details of when we're live.

We made a few changes to last years event and these seemed to go down well with last years entrants so we'll be looking to roll these forward again for this year. We now how difficult these times are with seemingly everything going up in price so we're pleased to announce that we are retaining last years reduced price of entry at just £6 for all ages. We'll again be asking people to dress in their best, bright Christmas clothes/fancy dress. This could be a Santa hat, a Christmas jumper or a full Santa or Christmas suit, whatever you choose.....obviously the bigger, brighter and more festive the better!

We do have some Santa suits available in childrens sizes for purchase should you choose to at just £5 each and these will be available as usual at our stall in Market Street on the 3 Saturday's before the event.

All entrants will still receive a medal and there will also be a free chocolate bar for all children who enter.

Entries will be £6 per person for all ages.

Keep an eye here and on our Facebook page for further information about this years event and don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions!

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The Ashby Santa Fun Run and Walk is a charity event organised by the Rotary Club of Ashby de la Zouch Castle.

It consists of a 3km run or walk around Ashby de la Zouch dressed as Santa or a Christmas fancy dress outfit of your choice!

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Thankyou to our main Sponsors, without whom this event would not be possible:

Ashby-de-la-Zouch Town Council

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