The Bell Farm Santa Run & Christmas Fair

Saturday 9th December 2023
12pm – 3pm

Get into the Christmas spirit, run dressed up as Santa!

A festive half mile or full mile jog, walk or run for children and their family!

Santa medals for all runners who start the run!

*NEW* Quiet-Time running slots
*NEW* Elf Toddle for pre-schoolers

Plus a very merry Christmas Fair with games, crafts, prizes, and refreshments!

Places are limited so sign up now!

Looking to sponsor a runner? Click on the button for the easy way to add your sponsorship!

How to take part

  • Sign up each runner here and select your running slot between 12pm and 2:15pm – quiet time slots available 2:15pm – 2:45pm.
  • Order your Santa suits and/or hats when you book your running slot.
  • Get a discount when you book for multiple ‘Santas’ at the same time.
  • To run with your friends simply book the same run slot.
  • Everyone who starts the run gets a Santa Run medal on the day.
  • Elf Toddle for Pre-School children. Simply turn up on the day, complete the Elf Toddle and receive a prize! Elf Toddle is free and doesn’t need booking. Limited prizes.
  • Quiet-Time run slots for runners from 2.15pm – 2.45pm for participants who want to take part but with less noise.
  • Don’t forget your sponsorship form!

 

How do I raise money for my school?

  • We are inviting all children who join to Santa Run to raise sponsorship from friends and family.
  • Send your sponsors the ‘sponsor a runner’ link OR use the form attached to the Santa Run email from the Friends.
  • All money raised goes to the Friends of Bell Farm charity which benefits all the children at Bell Farm School.
  • There is a Bell Farm School house competition to see which house raises the most sponsorship money.

 

What if I don’t want to run, can I still come along?

  • Yes! There will be lots of Christmas stalls with fun games, crafts and prizes. Come down and enjoy with family and friends – no booking required if you’re not running.
  • Refreshments and hot food also available.
  • Come and watch the runners and cheer them on!

 

FAQs

  1. How far is it? Either half a mile or a full mile – you decide on the day.
  2. Do we have to wear Santa Suits? We expect everyone to wear some sort of Santa suit or hat. You can bring your own or order when you book your slot.
  3. Are pets allowed? Unfortunately pets are not allowed in school grounds.
  4. Can my children run without adults? If they are 7 or older they can run without adult supervision.
  5. Can my children run with friends? Enter in the same Run Window to run with friends.
  6. Is it suitable for wheel chairs / buggies? There is a shorter route which is just on tarmac surfaces.
  7. What time is it? Gates open 11.50am and first runners start 12pm. Event closes by 3pm.
  8. What if it rains? If the weather is exceptionally bad we have plans to move inside and host a 5 minute Santa fitness challenge in place of the run.
  9. Do I have to raise sponsorship? You do not have to raise sponsorship, this is optional.
  10. What is included in my entry? It’s an amazing experience to run with lots of other Santas plus you get a Bell Farm Santa Run medal for starting the course even if you do not finish!