Virtual Santa Dash

Virtual Santa Dash

Get into the Christmas spirit with a festive themed 5K and raise funds to help families get a break next year.

Take this 5K challenge at anytime between now and the 25th of December and earn the offical Santa Dash Medal and goodie bag. Do it in your running gear alone or dressed as Santa or Christmas elves with your household!

There is a £25 registration fee but no set fundraising target.

The Virtual Santa Dash is being organised by the Virtual Marathon Series and available through our partnership with Run for Charity.

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Simply register to the event through our partner site on Run for Charity which will give you access to the Virtual Marathon Series runners portal where you can submit your evidence before or on the big day.

The Virtual Santa Dash has a special challenge attached and requires you to dress up in Christmas fancy dress to complete it.

The Virtual Marathon Series are also offering two prizes.

1. The first one is for the fastest time in Christmas fancy dress, become the Christmas world record holder

2. Secondly, to the person who raises the most money for their chosen charity by Christmas Day.

They will donate £250 to the charities chosen by the 2 winners and they will receive a running goodies pack from their partner Run Through in the post.

To apply for the fastest runner you will need to enter your time through the Virtual Marathon Series portal and complete the 5K in a santa costume or another suitable Christmas outfit.

To apply for the highest fundraiser you will need to send an email to with a link to your fundraising page no later than the 1st of November.