It was incredible to see a record breaking 1,297 Santa’s and Elves dressed from head to mistle-toe in festive attire filling the streets of Leamington this weekend.
Determined not to let the rain dampen your spirits you all ensured the atmosphere was truly phenomenal, spreading a generous dose of Christmas cheer!
Your incredible support has left us in awe with an amazing £38,750 raised and counting!
This can help fund our Warwick Myton Inpatient Unit for a week this Christmas! Thank you so much to each and every one of you for all your fantastic support!
Thank you to all the mini Santas for taking part in the Mini Dash, we hope you enjoyed meeting Santa and receiving your special medal!
For many, the highlight of the day was seeing all the dogs dressed in their finest Christmas gear for the Best Dressed Dog Competition. Congratulations to our deserving winners and to all who entered!
We wish all our furry friends a Merry Paw-mas!
Of course, we couldn’t pull off such an incredible event without the support of our happy helpers!
Thank you to all our marshals for withstanding the cold to guide our dashers on their merry way. You are all fabulous and give Rudolf a run for his money!
Speaking of Rudolf, we have to say a big thank you to the main man, Santa himself, for taking time out of his busy schedule to cheer you on. We hope he brought a big smile to your face!
It was a pleasure to have Mayor Cllr Alan Boad in attendance and count us down to the start of the dash! And a big thank you has to go to Box Fitness and Lala Pets!
We needed a very special person to create such an amazing atmosphere on the cold Sunday morning and our MC Simon Button did a fantastic job at keeping everyone’s energy up!
We were also treated to some festive entertainment from Royal Brass Band, Contemporary Choir, Rock Choir and Kirsty Anne. It really put us in the Christmas spirit!
Take a look at the photos below to see if you can spot yours-elf! Thank you to Grace, Con, Viv and Andrew for your amazing shots!
Thank you to Urban Greek for providing food and refreshments to warm everyone up. We hope our dashers treated themselves to a mince pie and mulled wine – you deserve it (and Christmas calories don’t count!).
And thank you to our great friends from Dennis Eagle for sponsoring this event.
Thank you so much to everyone who made this event such a success! You are most definitely on the Nice List this year!
We hope you have a very merry Christmas and we wish you all the best for 2024 – same time next year?!
If you are interested in volunteering at any future events, we have a variety of amazing events in 2024 and need your help to make them a success!
Coventry Cathedral Abseil on Saturday 16th March
Glow for Myton taking place on Saturday 20th April
Walk for Myton on Sunday 19th May
The infamous Inflatable 5K on Saturday 27th July
Please register your interest below if you can help...
or call James on 01926 838 899
Keep an eye out to discover more about these events.
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