On Saturday 15th December at 11am Wendover was invaded by a jolly crowd of men, women and children in Santa suits, running, walking or scooting a 2.5km route through the heart of Wendover to raise money for hospice care.
Thank you to everyone who took part or sponsored runners in 2018’s new Santa Dash. The event has so far raised over £2,000 in online sponsorship. If you would like to show your support by donating, please go to https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/wendoversantadash2018.
Photos from the event can be found on our Facebook page.
Starting and finishing at a new traditional Christmas Market at Wendover Memorial Hall on Wharf Road, this brand new Santa Dash will combine a festive fundraising challenge for all ages with an opportunity to shop for Christmas gifts, all in aid of Florence Nightingale Hospice.
It’s an opportunity for all the family to have some fun and fresh air as you prepare for the season of giving and sharing – every penny raised goes to Florence Nightingale Hospice, caring for people who are suffering from life-limiting illnesses, and supporting their families through a very difficult time – at Christmas and all year round.
It's a 2.5k circular route starting and finishing at Wendover Memorial Hall on Wharf Road in Wendover (next to the John Colet School).
The route is wheelchair, buggy and scooter friendly, so it's suitable for all the family.
There'll be a very special visitor (white beard, red and white hat and clothes, drives a sleigh) cheering everyone on and saying hello to all the children!
After the Dash, visit the new traditional Christmas Market in Wendover Memorial Hall where you'll be able to buy Christmas gifts, decorations and festive treats!
Date: Saturday 15th December 2018
Location: Wendover Memorial Hall
The Wendover Santa Dash will take you on a 2.5km route through the heart of Wendover, starting and finishing at a new traditional Christmas Market at Wendover Memorial Hall on Wharf Road.
Online registrations for the Wendover Santa Dash close at midnight on Thursday 13 December but you can sign up on the day at Wendover Memorial Hall from 10am.
Entry fees are £12 for adults and £7 for children and include a Santa suit, medal and a hot drink at the Finish.
You can turn up on the day and enter (as long as there are still places available), but please arrive by 10am so we can process your entry before the start at 11am.
The Charity is also hoping that people will raise a minimum of £20 in sponsorship which will help to fund hospice services such as the Breathe Well at the Hospice group, which helps those with lung and heart disease to live better with their illness. Click here to set up a JustGiving page to get sponsorship for your Santa Dash.
Please note that entry fees are non-refundable. Please make sure you read the Terms and Conditions for the Santa Dash before you register.
Sponsorship plays a huge role in the amount we can raise from this event so we ask that all entries commit to asking friends, family, colleagues and workplaces for sponsorship for taking part, but there is no minimum sponsorship requirement.
Setting up a JustGiving page which you can then share via Facebook or email to ask friends and family to sponsor you or your child is really easy.
Just click here to get to the JustGiving Wendover Santa Dash campaign page, then follow the instructions on the JustGiving page to set up your own Wendover Santa Dash fundraising page.
Donate an extra £1 and you could meet the stars of Peter Pan!
This year's pantomime at the Aylesbury Waterside Theatre is Peter Pan and you could win the chance for your family to meet the stars of the show, and then see them perform in the Panto!
Donate an extra pound when you register and you will be entered into the Prizedraw to win a VIP Panto Meet and Greet Experience for 4 people on Thursday 27 December at 6pm at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. The draw will be held on Saturday 15 December at the Wendover Santa Dash.
(Please note that this prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative will be offered.)
Please make sure you read the Terms and Conditions for the Santa Dash before you register.