Santa Dashes are short runs – this one about 3.5 km – held to raise funds for local hospices. I was going to enter the Cockermouth one, but the lacklustre response to my request for sponsorship (you know who you are) made me unwilling to make a fool of myself. Fortunately, 250 other people remained motivated. Or should I say, 249 other people? Because I heard a small child being informed that, in fact, one of the dashers was the Real Santa.
Ian’s chickens did not enter but the Santas were accompanied by a Turkey:
I was a volunteer marshal, but some of my friends deserve immortality for their efforts. So here are:
Word is that £10,000 was raised for Eden Valley Hospice this morning 🙂
It was extremely cold and I am glad to say that in Cockermouth even the trees are cared for: